Utah High School Mountain Bike League Takes off in Year Two

Utah High School Mountain Bike League Takes off in Year Two

Utah High School Mountain Bike League set a new standard for first-year chapters of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association’s (NICA). For its sophomore effort in 2013, the league added a race to the schedule and moved the state championship event to Moab…

Utah High School Mountain Bike League Has Successful First Season

Utah High School Mountain Bike League Has Successful First Season

Mountain biking is a relatively new sport. Long-standing American pastimes like baseball, football, and basketball have thick record books, and a near stranglehold on the sports culture and focus in the United States. For generations, kids have dreamed of playing left field at Fenway Park, and adults have escaped war, economic depression, and the drudgery of every day life watching those kids live out those dreams. But that is starting to change. More and more kids in the United States are dreaming about racing bikes, rather than putting on baseball cleats. Mountain bike racing, once thought as a fringe game for fringe people, is gaining momentum and devotees of all ages.…