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Bruce Muhlfeld

Bruce Muhlfeld, 56, passed away on October 27th. He was the definition of humor, pushing the limits, and success. Loved by many, he was most importantly an admirable husband, father, brother, and friend.

Bruce was born in New York on May, 18 1957. Growing up he excelled in sports and athletics. Upon graduation this stuck with him as he pursued professional boxing. Soon after, Bruce was selected as a principle dancer for in the Joffrey Ballet.

He moved on to attend the University of Oklahoma, graduating with the highest honors and a degree in finance.

Upon graduation, Bruce moved to Colorado where he taught fitness classes for Body by Sheelby, the Aspen Club, and started the thriving fitness studio The First Position. His classes were continually filled due to Bruce’s charisma, athletic expertise, and experience as a performer. Living in Aspen, Bruce met now ex-wife Joan Muhlfeld. Together they had a daughter, Teige Muhlfeld. As his career developed, he traveled to Japan, plus countrywide instructing people about health and fitness.

In 1990 Bruce moved to California where he became an accomplished television and internet executive. He simultaneously pushed the limits athletically, turning his passion for biking into a cycling career. Placing number one in California, for numerous years, Bruce raced for Trek towards global greatness, placing second in the world with only 6 years of experience under his belt.

Bruce lived by his personal moto, “pain is temporary, pride is forever.” He will be missed greatly by his family and friends.

He is survived by wife Tomara Muhlfeld, daughter Teige Muhlfeld, twin sister Robin Muhlfeld, sister Tracy Muhlfeld, brother Bart Muhlfeld, and brother Peter Lomontes.

Please join us in celebrating his life Friday , December 13th, 2013 from 5:00-7:00p.m. at Aspen Mountain Fitness. 311 Airport Business Center, Suite E.


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