Eurolanche celebrates 14th birthdayThe Fan Club was founded in 2007 and has been uniting Avalanche fans from all over the world ever since.
Eurolanche, the world’s biggest Avalanche Fan Club founded in Europe in 2007, celebrates its 14th birthday. Over a short period of time, the project, concentrated around a simple website, became a strong and stable group of fans, which has been regularly returning to Denver for Colorado Avalanche games, organizing meetings all over Europe and organizing giveaways and competitions for souvenirs for its members, as well as numerous other activities.
“Last season, we couldn’t organize any in-person events due to the pandemic and weren’t able to travel to Colorado for the first time in years. Therefore, my only wish on the occasion of today’s anniversary is for the world to return to normal once again, which would finally enable us to organize meetings in Europe or the US. I would like to thank all of our active members for their long-year support and cooperation,” said Eurolanche Founder and President David Puchovsky.
During its 14 years in existence, Eurolanche has organized 12 trips to Colorado and the US. A total of 83 members from 11 countries attended 79 Avalanche games thanks to the Eurolanche Invasion project, including the outdoor games against the Detroit Red Wings and Los Angeles Kings, and several away games outside Colorado. Apart from Colorado, the project’s participants also visited 12 other US states, as well as both Canada and Mexico.
In 2017, the Fan Club organized the Eurolanche Raid 2017 on the occasion of the Avs’ double-header against the Ottawa Senators in Stockholm, Sweden, with over 50 members taking part.
Fan Club members also got together at 13 member meetings in Europe, at a special trip to Normandy, at the 10th anniversary meeting in Slovakia, or at numerous meetings with both former and current Avalanche players.
Eurolanche’s own book titled “10 Years of the Eurolanche Fan Club” published in 2017 further commemorates its history, offering an in-depth, personal account of its story as told by David Puchovsky. Former governor of Colorado and current US senator John Hickenlooper and Denver mayor Mike Hancock also paid tribute to Eurolanche’s 10th anniversary via commemorative letters.
Dozens of European and North American media outlets have published reports and articles about Eurolanche, including NHL.com, NBC Sports, The Hockey News, Altitude TV or ProHockey.
Eurolanche’s history also includes nine editions of its popular Eurolanche League betting competition, which offers special souvenirs and memorabilia to its three best participants. The Fan Club also holds regular competitions, offering its members dozens of chances throughout the years to win player autographs and other unique souvenirs.
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12/08/2021 - 22:00