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Meet Angi Weston

Angi has been coaching mountain bike skills since 2002 and is Level 3 certified through the Instructor Certification Program (ICP) making her one of the most qualified and experienced mountain bike coaches in North America.

In the nearly two decades that she has been mountain biking she has dabbled in racing downhill, Super D, enduro, cross-country, cyclocross, and coaster-brake klunkers, but it has always been coaching that brought her the most enjoyment and fulfillment.

Her reputation for being a fun and effective coach means she gets invited to travel to many renown women's skills clinics around the country. She's been coaching for the ever-popular Ladies AllRide series since its inception. She started the Women's Downhill Weekend at Snowshoe Bike Park back in 2008 (and it's still going strong). This year marks her 10th year of coaching for one of the largest women's specific clinics in the country - Women's Weekend at Ray's Indoor Mountain Bike Park. She also coaches at every Sugar Showdown - the only women's specific ride-style clinic and competition.

Angi rides for the Transition Bicycle Company and is an official ambassador for the SRAM Women's Program. In 2018 she launched Radical Roots MTB Instruction, and is now offering private and small group lessons in Bellingham, WA. It is Angi's mission to get more people, especially women and girls, riding and loving bikes. Teaching is a great passion of hers and it shows in her enthusiastic and patient approach. Follow Angi’s adventures on Instagram: @angiweston

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I think I have found a pretty good balance between being a coach, a counselor, and a cheerleader which seems to be a fitting combination for this job. I get to be analytical and breakdown complex moves into digestible pieces, I get to be supportive and encouraging and help people face their struggles head-on. I get to be goofy, enthusiastic, and authentic in my pursuit because that is what encourages others to push out of their comfort zones and trust the process. I am so thankful that mountain biking has become my avenue to give people strength, courage, and hopefully some gut-splitting laughter and good times. I have the best job in the world!
— Angi Weston

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Wilderness First Aid for Mt Bikers (30hr), Backcountry Lifeline
  • Certified Mechanic, United Bicycle Institute
  • Certified Mountain Bike Instructor (Level 3), ICP
  • Bachelor of Science, Community Health, Western Washington University
 
The first time I met Angi I’m pretty sure she was doing cartwheels across the room - or maybe it was a wheelie? Or was she singing? Regardless, this gal puts a level of enthusiasm into her coaching that is contagious. Angi’s blend of energy and knowledge is hard to find anywhere else. I’ve had the opportunity to both watch Angi coach and be a student in one of her downhill clinics. From both sides of the trail, I’ve always been impressed
— Hannah Levine, Captain of Global Development, Ninja Mountain Bike Performance
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