July 10, 2006 10:39 ET

World Champion Mountain Biker Tinker Juarez Ties the Knot at ANSE CHASTANET in St. Lucia

ST. LUCIA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 10, 2006 -- Mountain biking champion rider Tinker Juarez married micro-biologist Terry Slifko on July 6 at ANSE CHASTANET RESORT in St. Lucia. The ceremony was attended by close family and friends and took place in the Resort's Treehouse Restaurant overlooking the ANSE CHASTANET beach and the Caribbean Sea. The wedding cake sported 2 miniature bikes. After the ceremony, the wedding party sailed into the sunset on the resort yacht Serenity.

Tinker Juarez who is also referred to as "Cannondale's mountain bike icon" is the 4 time US 24 Hour Solo Champion, 3 time NORBA XC Champion, 2 time Olympian Gold Medalist -- Pan Am Games, and just finished third in the 2006 RAAM Race Across America.

Tinker's long standing involvement with BIKE ST.LUCIA, ANSE CHASTANET's mountain biking facility on St.Lucia's Caribbean west coast, made the island and the resort the perfect location for this event, Tinker said. "I have always felt very comfortable in St.Lucia, and now Terri has come to love the island and its people as much as I have. We feel very at home here and ANSE CHASTANET is one of the most romantic places I have ever been to."

The couple will continue their honeymoon at ANSE CHASTANET before returning to their Winter Park, Florida home where they will be busy making preparations for the birth of their twins!

ANSE CHASTANET RESORT which has been voted to be "One of the World's Top Ten Most Romantic Resorts" by A&E television is set amidst a 600 acre lush tropical estate with 2 soft sand beaches, 8000 feet of Caribbean coastline and breathtaking views of St. Lucia's twin Piton mountains rising out of the calm Caribbean Sea. Aside from catering to escapists and honeymooners like Tinker, ANSE CHASTANET has developed a very successful soft adventure program, including a professional scuba centre, miles of biking and hiking trails, a mountain bike facility with 50 Cannondale bikes for rental, as well as a specialty kayak division for coastal kayaking.

For more information call 800-223-1108 or contact ANSE CHASTANET RESORT at Tel 758-459-7000, Fax 758-459-7700, e-mail, website,,

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