control ) is allowing the bike to move freely when going over shifty terrain such as creek beds or rock gardens .
Morning drills included static balancing , cornering , and learning to counterweight the bike , and clutch control . Training was held in the compound ’ s front yard , and rain from the previous day turned the ground into nice , soft , slippery mud , adding an additional challenge to the trainees . But as anyone will tell you , if you can do it in the mud , you can do it anytime !
After a quick lunch break , it was time for a bit of fun before heading into the more challenging techniques .
KRISTEN GRIBBEN TOOK A BIT OF A DIVE DURING SHARK TANK
A game of Shark Tank was set up in the morning ’ s practice area to see who could be the last rider to put their foot down or go out of the predetermined boundary . Rounds
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