Meet Our Guides: Alyssa Sponaugle

Alyssa Sponaugle

What I Love:

Replacing fear of the unknown with curiosity; languages & cultures; my Mom's chocolate chip cookies; mountains & oceans; first tracks on a powder day; KIDS - they rock my world; a humbling surf session concluded by a beautiful Guiones sunset; my family; a killer climb leading to an epic "singing" descent (yep, I sing if it's that good); camping in the mountains; doing it, instead of wishing I was doing it.

Riding with TT Since:


Trek Travel Role:


My Favorite Ride:

Oh man, our hiring event! I was chatting with the big dog, aka T$$, better know as Tania, the President of Trek Travel. Yea, one might say I was as nervous as a little girl would be on their first day of kindergarten, but I held my cool - until the red light. Damn, that red light! Apparently, one must unclip if they want to look cool infront of their potential boss. Well, I didn't get the memo and "boom", on the ground went Spo (speaking in 3rd person now). Clearly, I didn't get the style points, but with luck, I still got hired.

My Rides:

I'm a gypsie.. I rock our sexy bike fleet!


Lys & Spo


BS - Sport Business Administration, Florida State University

Current Home:

Nosara, Costa Rica & Europe


English, Spanish & American Sign Language with a side dish of Spang-talian

In My Previous Life:

Snowboard Instructor at Vail, CO; Marketing & Events at Philadelphia Eagles; ACMAs & Teen Choice Awards with Backstage Creations; PR & Marketing at FSU Seminole Athletics; Bartender/Co-Manager