Cast members from ‘American Flyers’ to appear at IB Awards

By Stephen Frothingham

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Following last year’s “Breaking Away” reunion at the Interbike Awards Gala, this year’s Interbike awards ceremony will include an appearance by at least four of the top-billed cast members of the 1985 cycling film “American Flyers.”

Members set to appear include the film’s main character, David Marshall Grant, Rae Dawn Chong, Alexandra Paul and Luca Bercovici. Additional cast members are still considering participation at the time of this release, including Kevin Costner and Robert Townsend. The IB Awards Gala is Thursday evening, Sept. 22, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center’s South Pacific Ballroom.

“At last year’s event, it was evident from many in attendance that some of the classic cycling films of the past have had a profound impact on all of our lives,” said Pat Hus, the vice president of Interbike. “We had such a memorable experience with the “Breaking Away” cast last year, that we thought we’d try again with another iconic cycling movie from the ’80’s – and with the help of Alexandra Paul, everything just came together. Interbike attendees and exhibitors are in for a great night at the IB Awards.”

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