New Podcasts on Mountain Bike Skills & Making the National Team

Two new First Chair podcasts discuss how similar teaching mountain biking is to downhill ski instruction and what it is like to make the 2021-24 National Team.

Kevin Jordan Chats About Being a Mountain Bike Instructor

PSIA Alpine Team member, Kevin Jordan, catches up with First Chair in this podcast to talk about his role as a PMBIA mountain bike instructor and his role at Aspen Snowmass Bike Park. PMBIA stands for the Professional Mountain Bike Instructor Association. Learn about the six skills Kevin teaches to his students in his role as a mountain bike instructor, such as position and balance, operations of control, terrain awareness, direction control, pressure control and timing and coordination and how many of these skills are similar to teaching downhill skiing.

Meet Chris Rogers

In this podcast, meet AASI Snowboard Team member Chris Rogers who hails from Vail, Colorado. Chris chats about what it was like to make the national team and his goals for the upcoming season. Learn more about Chris.