Ride With the Iron Giants Mountain Bike Team
Cedar City, UT (April 1, 2019) – The Iron Giants Mountain Bike Team, a composite team of middle and high school students in Iron County, will hold “Meet the Giants” bike rides at Three Peaks Recreation Area on April 22 nd and April 25 th from 6-7 pm. Prospective team members and their parents are invited to ride with the team with a functioning mountain bike, helmet, and signed waiver.
“If you’ve ever wondered if the mountain bike team is a good fit for your student, this is a great opportunity to meet the coaches and get familiar with the trails the team regularly rides,” said Susie Knudsen, coach and team parent of two Iron Giants. “I love that my girls are learning a lifelong skill and an appreciation of the outdoors.”
The team will also hold parent meetings for the 2019 race season on April 8 th and April 10 th from 6-7 pm at the Cedar City Aquatic Center. Students interested in joining the team are encouraged to come find out what’s expected this season. All skill levels are welcome, there are no tryouts, and everybody rides.
Danny Hall is the Iron Giants’ head coach and has over nine years of experience coaching teams in Utah and Texas. Originally from Texas, Hall moved to Cedar City in 2014 to enjoy all the outdoor opportunities the area offers.
“Although racing is an important aspect of the league and team, it’s so much more than that,” said Hall. “We are about creating and fueling a lifelong passion for cycling. I love riding my bike, it makes me smile!”
During the 2019 season, team members will have the opportunity to race in cities across Utah, including Eagle Mountain, Richfield, Price, and Cedar City.
The team is looking for financial support from local businesses. Team sponsorships are available and help student athletes with the support they need to thrive during the race season.
The Iron Giants are part of the Utah High School Cycling League and the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) league. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.facebook.com/IronCountyMTB.