There’s a lot of assumptions when talking about kids who rip, that it’s their Dad that fosters the activity. Not always the case. While the sports are often more popular with men, a lot of Mom’s are discovering the sports through their kids (those who don’t already rip already that is). Here’s a nice writeup on pretirementliving.com about why moms are jumping into activities that they normally might not, in order to keep up with their kids and challenging themselves along the way.
It’s simple really: we don’t want to get left behind.
We don’t want to wave from the sidelines while our sons have the time of their lives on their mountain bikes. And so, we ride.