Mountain Biking is Good for Our Youth

Engaging in regular physical activity is good for both the physical and mental health of our children. Most people don’t realize that unhealthy lifestyle habits set our kids up for chronic disease as they age. Large amounts of sedentary time during the younger years doesn’t provide an invigorating, motivating or challenging childhood experience. What does? How about mountain biking. Kids love bikes!

Getting ready to ride during the opening day at Whistler. How rad! Photo © Pia McDonell of McDonell Media

The wealth of gains derived from cycling among the beauty of our earth are many: improvements in self-esteem, prevention of diabetes and the creation of lasting friendships. And this is just the tip of the iceberg.  Read our story on to see how getting your child involved in this exciting sport that can open them up to a world of fun!

Why Mountain Biking is Good for Our Youth

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