Pump (verb) Pumping is a strategy used to gain speed without pedaling. To pump, you do your best to unweight yourself while manuevering over a hill, and when on the downhill slope, become as heavy as possible. What I mean by this, is you push down when going downhill and lift up over a hill... Continue Reading →
Booter (noun) A booter is a jump designed to provide you with as much air time as possible given the landscape. A booter can be any style of jump, though they are most commonly built as step-ups, for added safety.
Shred (Verb) Shred is another word for ride, though it generally excludes the calmer styles of riding.
I have never been to another place anything like Virgin, Utah. It's a quiet and quaint little town, home to an old book store, a single tradepost, and a buffalo burger that is to die for. I've now been to Virgin more times than I can count, and yet, if it weren't for freeride mountain... Continue Reading →
Stoke(d): A common word among skiers and bikers, stoke is a word meaning vibrating energy, or excitement. Ex. "Dude, I'm so stoked for the race this weekend!"