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Join Kat Sweet of Sweetlines, Simon Lawton of Fluidride and the volunteer Evergreen certified instructors for 2-days of personal, professional instruction that will take your riding to the next level!
All skill levels are welcome! Beginner to advanced riders. We'll spend the weekend working on skills and putting them to use on the trails. Groups will be divided by ability. Everyone will get the opportunity to work with Simon and Kat. The clinic is for Ages 14 and up.
Plan for 6 hours of instruction from 9am - 4pm with time for lunch and breaks. Please arrive 30 minutes early to get checked-in and set-up. Clinic will happen rain or shine. More detailed information will be emailed to registered participants.
Please see our very detailed clinic page for any conceivable information you may want to know. If you still have questions please email us and we'll do our best to answer them.
Most importantly, lot's of fun will be had by all! Sign-up now to grab a spot!
About your instructors:
Kat Sweet of Sweetlines knows what itís like to be a girl in a sport dominated by boys. She is a former pro downhiller out of Northern California who started riding 25 years ago and has never stopped. The Youth Program Manager for Cascade Bicycle Club and Trips for Kids, and a local MTB icon, Kat is known for her fun-filled kids' and womens' mountain bike programs. Kat has coached kids programs for the last 8 years, and women programs for 6 years. She has seen mountain biking rise to where it is today, from the days of full rigid bikes to the present, and continues to inspire, bringing new riders into the sport. Kat is a Certified IMIC Level 3 coach and also trained by Blair Lombardi, and Endless Biking, the same outfit that certifies the Dirt Series coaches. She freelances for Dirt Series, See Jane Jump, the Santa Cruz MTB Fest, Dixie Trix, and Queen of the Mountain. Kat likes to help others gain confidence, technique, and style in their riding.
Simon Lawton is the owner of Fluidride, and the creator of the Fluidride Teaching Method. Simon has been racing mountain bikes for over 20 years, with 16 years experience in the Pro Downhill ranks. During his career heís had over 50 Pro podium finishes at regional events, a Silver and Bronze medal from the UCI Masterís Downhill World Championships, and a 13th place finish in Chileís Valparaiso Cerro Abajo Urban Downhill (VCA). Simon has helped thousands of riders reach their riding, racing, and life goals.
Evergreen volunteer instructors are professionally trained and certified through the IMIC and Endless Biking. Our instructors are a diverse group of experienced, trained riders that are passionate about mountain biking and are excited to pass on their hard-earned knowledge to both new and seasoned riders.
Clinic Fee: $220 for Evergreen members. (includes lunch both days!) Non-members must purchase an Evergreen membership for an additional $30. An annual family membership is $50. To become an Evergreen member go to the membership page. Or there is the option to purchase a membership at the time of registration through BikeReg.com. (See below)
Clinic Sign-up Instructions: Due to limitations in our current web system you will register for the clinic through BikeReg.com. Visit the link: 2013 Evergreen Skills Clinic at BikeReg.com to register for the clinic. (there is the option to purchase a membership during the registration process)
If you go to BikeReg and it won't let you register, it means the clinic is full. Email us to to be put on a waiting list.
**IMPORTANT:** If you have NOT registered through BikeReg.com then you are not registered for the clinic.
Cancellations must be made 72 hours in advance in order to be refunded. If it is less than 72 hours you will not be refunded. To cancel, please notify the lead instructor by clicking on the name in the upper left hand corner of the page.
Proceeds will benefit the Evergreen Education Program and Evergreen's mission for trails.