The best sport in the world
Rain has been pouring since last night, yet hundreds of individuals flock to jammed lift lines endure howling wind on the chair lift, thick mud cloaks their clothes and equipment and restrains there vision. Magically, at the bottom of the mountain all one can here is hoots and hollers of joy and excitement, all one can see is smiling faces and all one can feel is pure happiness. Amid all this there is a profound connection to a single passion, Freeride mountain biking. Although considered a niche sport, Freeride mountain biking is bound by a strong community of like-minded people, seeking the rush of flying over roots and rocks at break neck speeds, and soaring sideways over 50 foot jumps, all the while reaping the physical benefits of their lifestyle. Adding all these unique aspects of Freeride Mountain biking together is what lets it stand alone as the greatest of all sports.
Unlike the majority of sports, Freeride mountain biking provides endless opportunities to follow a healthy style of living. Four specific aspects compose this lifestyle. One it happens entirely outdoors, two it is physically demanding, three it’s one of passion, and four its surrounded by a unique and relaxed vibe. The majority of people, look to lead a life in this fashion, does anyone not want to spend time outdoors, unhealthy, life ridden by stress, or be stuck doing something they loath their entire life? Evidently the answers is no, but there is a small group of people that can happily say because their Freeride mountain bikers, they can live such a lifestyle envied by many.
Secondly, the adrenaline rush pumping through one’s body after, drifting corners and launching of jumps on a mountain bike is second to none. When doing such fanatical stunts such as back flipping two wheels over 72 feet canyons, or simply dropping off an eight foot cliff it’s impossible not to get a rush. Freeride Mountain biking consistently provides mountain bikers with these...