Gravity Clinics

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Learn to shred with world class mountain bikers Jill Kintner and Bryn Atkinson at their home resort in the Stevens Pass bike park.

ABOUT JILL: As native to Seattle, WA, Jill grew up racing BMX and evolved into the mountain biking world to become one of the most decorated and diverse female cyclists in the world. Her highlights include an Olympic Bronze medal in BMX, World Championships in 4x, Downhill World Cup podiums, and 15 USA National Championships spread across 5 disciplines (Downhill, Slalom, 4x, BMX, and enduro). Jill has been a student of her craft for a long time, and really focuses on skills training, biomechanics, cornering speed, and overall fun. She is also a certified I.M.B.A. guide instructor.


ABOUT BRYN: Hailing from Australia, Bryn has built a career racing internationally on the World Cup Downhill circuit for over a decade with several top 10 finishes, U.S. Open victories, U.S. ProGRT Championships, etc. He is known for his powerful riding style, precision, big air, and unique style. His attention to detail with bike set up, and line choice make Bryn a valuable asset for improving speed and technique. He is also one of the friendliest, most down to earth pro riders you will ever meet, which makes him a really patient, knowledgeable coach.

 

CLINIC DESCRIPTION: This is a program for intermediate to advanced riders who are looking to improve their skills and confidence on gravity fed trails. Riders will be guided through specific trails at Stevens Pass to master key fundamentals and link sections together. The goal is to give each rider individual attention to improve on specific areas as well as all around improvements as a group.

2015 Dates

AUGUST 22: Women's Clinic (cornering focus)
AUGUST 23: Men's Gravity Skills Clinic


PRICE: $250
This will include:
• Instruction 9:00am - 4:00pm (hour lunch break)
• Bike set up tips
• Lift ticket
• $10 Food voucher

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CLINIC FOCUS

  • Personal assessment
  • Bike set-up, correct body positioning and form
  • Reading terrain and line choice
  • Breakdown of skills and drills to practice
  • Plus other tips from the pro’s

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Bike in working order- DH or All mountain suspension bike
  • Knee pads/ Elbow pads/ Helmet/ Goggles
  • Water and snacks
  • Sunscreen/ bug spray

* There is a stocked bike shop at the resort, café, and restaurant if riders need anything.

SCHEDULE

9:00am - Meet at Clock tower
9.15am - Introductions and bike checks. (Tire pressures, bolt checks, “ABC’s” etc.)
10:00am - Warm up + skills drills/ evaluation
12:00/12:30pm - Lunch Break
1:30pm - Trail skills and cornering with sections and individual feedback
4:00pm - Clinic ends

Please note there are limited spots available and clinics are capped around 8-10 riders.
To reserve your spot contact Stevens Pass Bike Shop.

Email: sales@stevenspass.com

Phone: 206-812-7844