Queen of the Mountain clinic at Squaw Valley

By From page A11 | August 16, 2013

New for 2013, Shine Riders Co. has partnered with the Tahoe Fat Tire Festival to bring the third annual Queen of the Mountain to Squaw Valley Sept. 13.

Take a jump towards more fun or advance your skills to race. Meet the Shine Gravity Race Team and local pro mountain bike riders at Squaw Valley for a downhill clinic taught by women. Learn new skills, improve your current ones and get inspired by the strong and brave ladies of Tahoe.

Attend Friday’s downhill clinic, taught by local female certified coaches and professional athletes. Clinic will cover fundamentals of riding, jumps, drops and downhill specific skills, to increase control and confidence on and off the race course. Clinic groups will be separated by ability level and all levels are welcome. Space is limited and registration closes Sept. 6.

Clinic registration includes: Six hours of skills coaching with local female coaches and athletes; course walk and guided runs on the race course; Tahoe Fat Tire Festival wristband; Raffle ticket and Shine gift bag; Donation to the Shine Gravity Race Team.

Cost: $150 ($100 juniors). Register @

All participants receive a Shine swag bag and raffle ticket to take home prizes from our sponsors:
Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles, Kali Protectives, Smith Optics, GUAYAKI YERBA MATE, Loeka Clothing, Loaded Precision Products, Five Ten and Happy Turtle Apparel.

Test your freshly polished skills against the clock in Sunday’s California State Downhill Championships. Race registration thru TFTF available at


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