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Boise Brave gears up for the mountain biking state championship at Bogus Basin

Boise Brave gears up for the mountain biking state championship at Bogus Basin

Copy This Embed Code: Ad BOISE, Idaho — The Idaho Interscholastic Cycling League started in 2015 and in less than a decade mountain biking has…

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BOISE, Idaho — The Idaho Interscholastic Cycling League started in 2015 and in less than a decade mountain biking has grown into a really popular sport for middle school and high school kids.

That is highlighted by the largest team in the Idaho, the Boise Brave as they currently rank 4th in Idaho going into the state championship at Bogus Basin on Saturday. "I started when I was in seventh grade," said sophomore Noah Streif. "I don’t know how many people were on the team then, but there were definitely not 160 of us."

Noah has won four out of the five races he has competed in this year and has a chance to win a state championship, Noah makes his money on the uphill section of the course. "We all work really hard, but yeah they catch me on the downhill and it is not pretty," laughed Noah.

Ben Biggerstaff coaches Noah’s pod, this elite group of racers pod is called pain and suffering, the team has 17 different pods depending on the boys and girls ability.

"We’ve got some kids who are going to be state champions for sure and we will have some kids that just get one minute faster than they did last year," said Biggerstaff who had a kid join the team last year, this year he became a coach. "As long as kids are having fun, not getting hurt and having a blast it is going to be a successful weekend." These […]

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