Thursday, October 16, 2014

Great Season coaching with Jr Girls!

So much fun! Sometimes when we ride, we have to do 80's Style! Fun riding at Snowbowl

As I look back on this season of coaching and riding with the Jr Girls, I can't help but feel so much gratitude that these girls will ride single track with me. I make them ride up hill, re-do features, fix flat tires and they keep showing up.

Honestly, these teens are rock stars. We have so much fun. SO MUCH! Think of your best ever slumber party times 10 and on the mountain going fast.

Weekly rides were all over the Missoula area including The Rattlesnake, Blue Mountain, Patty Canyon, The Bitteroot Area, Snowbowl, Butte CDT and Discovery Ski Area.

Over and over I heard the girls state that the trails were getting easier than the last time they road them. They are progressing and it is a joy to be behind watch them slay it!
Elise always had a smile on trail!

Ellie and Allie at Missoula XC Race
Most of our rides included adventure

Always tons of smiles on rides with the Jr Girls. Bente, Hannah W, Estelle and Elise up the Rattlesnake
Ellie on single track
It was awesome to have some of the Mt Alpha Race team ride with the Jr Girls this season
Baylee raced awesome at Helena Werks Race! Way to go girl! Podium!
This season we traveled to many new trails around Montana! Adventure outside of Butte Montana on the CDT

Awesome evening rides with the girls at Blue Mountain.
We did a tons of rides on Blue Mountain. Super fun with Alli, Hannah, Skye, Ellie, Hannah W and Baylee
Ellie got a new full suspension mtb this season and killed every downhill. She is scary fast
Jr Developement ride with 3rd graders - Gretal, Lily and Hallie slayed trail up the Rattlesnake
Skye loving the single track on the CDT trail near Butte
Car rides to the trails are pretty fun with this crew
Baylee in Beargrass Heaven at Snowbowl
Flat Tire on the BearGrass highway trail at Snowbowl. Girls worked together to change flats. Maddy, Hannah and Skye working it.
This summer we did many rides up Patty Canyon. Hannah L and Elise waiting to drop in behind Zoe W.
Allie, Clara and Ellie - Ready for trail, meeting at the Bardsleys to go ride.

Allie dropping at Missoula XC race -Way to go girl!
Jr Girls development - I got to ride with many girls from Sussex where I teach this summer too!
Jr Girls Elise, Bente, Tilda, Zoe and Solveig

killing it at the Gravel Pits, Missoula
Allie, Ellie and Baylee getting a bike workout in at Momentum
Elise and Hannah at Marshall Mountain

So much love! Thanks Kristine for coming on rides with us!
Rocking the Discovery Bike Park

Feeling Boss on the Trail
Maddy killing it on the CDT trail near Butte, MT

Elise and Zoey rocked the Cyclocross Season
Jr Girls at Cyclocross Races this season

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