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SKILLS CLINIC: Progression Session – Hucks & Drops

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

MTB Skills Clinic

Progression Session: Hucks & Drops

To attend this clinic, you should be confident on your bike with a solid understanding of basic skills (our Fundamentals and Climb & Descend classes are a great place to start). You must be able to demonstrate a ready/attack position at the beginning of class and have a working knowledge of various kinds of wheel lifts.

You’re an intermediate rider ready to get air. In this clinic designed for more experienced riders, you’ll discover how to ride larger drops (like the first drop on the large Slopestyle line at Valmont) with confidence and learn the basics of getting into the air with basic jumping skills.

What You’ll learn

  • Review Intermediate Climbing & Descending skills
  • Manual and bunny hop
  • Multiple ways to drop off obstacles
  • Proper landing position and technique for drops and jumps
  • Safely approach a jump and boost the lip to get higher in the air

Important Info

  • All riders MUST wear a helmet, and have a trail-ready bike.
  • Gloves, layers, and additional padding is encouraged.
  • You should have decent basic bike control.
  • Your bike should fit you and be in good working order.
  • Minimum age to participate is 14 years old.


Tuesday, September 19, 2023
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Boulder Mountainbike Alliance
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Valmont Bike Park
5275 Valmont Rd
Boulder, CO 80301 United States
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