Hannah Bergemann recently shared that she plans to host a women's freeride event in Bellingham in September called Hangtime. Hot on the heels of Casey Brown's Dark Horse, Hangtime will be a jump jam on Bellingham's Blue Steel jump line, where a group of invited athletes will spend an intensive two days progressing their own riding while also mentoring the up-and-comers.
The schedule:Friday, September 3:
The event will be closed to the public as the invited riders build their comfort on the big Blue Steel jumps.Saturday, September 4:
The invited riders will spend the morning mentoring younger athletes, helping them learn to conquer big features. Later, the riders will have a jump jam progression session for public viewing. Timing is dependent on the wind, but all are encouraged to come out and cheer the ladies on.
In a recent interview
, Hannah expressed that part of what she most wants to do with her freeride career is improve access and opportunities for the next generation of riders, and her ability to do that is clear from the structure of the event.
Hangtime is presented by Red Bull USA and Transition Bikes.
On the making on Blue Steel.