Friday Flick: If She Can Do It

This thoughtful, feelgood film by Mark Brent Productions follows several competitors in a “Super Progression Session” at last year’s Sugar Showdown. This women-only freeride MTB event goes down annually at Duthie Hill Park in Washington.

A rider interviewed in the film offers this telling statement that underlines the importance of such events to expand the mandate of a formerly male-dominated, testosterone-spiked sport: “When the guy is always bigger and stronger – he’s a guy – I’m not sure if I can do it … but those excuses just fall away when it’s all girls.”

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