The car speaks first, its engine growling. The driver responds with an accelerating heart and a tighter grip on the steering wheel. After trading words, the foot meets the gas pedal, and the two become one, a 2-ton chimera hurtling down the track. At Racing Adventures tracks across North America, man and machine sync up during high-speed experiences that resemble professional racing scenes. Each experience culls from a fleet of supersonic roadsters, including American classics like Corvettes and vintage Cobra replica racers. Professional driving coaches always ride along, ensuring a safe thrill ride by supervising drivers' technique and checking the passenger-side window for teenagers throwing eggs at the car.
Signature service: Archery lessons
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Average Duration of Services: 1–2 hours
Brands Used: Mathews Bows, Hoyt, PSE, Rinehart Targets
Pro Tip: Be sure to wear comfortable shoes, such as tennis shoes.
Describe a time your services really changed a client's life for the better.
Colorado Archery Co has worked with non-profit groups to help children from broken homes connect with the outdoors. During several weekend camps, we helped over three hundred youth find a mentor and learn archery. It was a true success.
What's one tip for first-time customers that will make them feel like regulars?
Please be sure to wear tennis shoes and minimize any large jewelry, as it can get caught in a bowstring. We recommended that you bring sunscreen, as well.
When and how did you first develop a passion for your work?
I became passionate about archery at an early age, and I learned to bow hunt while spending time outdoors. By the age of 15, I took up competitive archery. I also started training for the U.S. Archery Team and for the Olympics in 2008 and 2012. After successfully winning a spot on the U.S. Archery Team, as well as All-American Status, I competed in the Olympic trials. I have traveled overseas to Korea, England, and South America for archery.
Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
I earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.
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