Video: Eric Porter Turns His Pumptrack Into a Jump Track

May 14, 2020
by Daniel Sapp  

Making the most out of his time at home with his kids, Eric has been helping them groom and tune-up the pumptrack, making it a little more jumpable as they progress. Just like moving to the next grade in school, the boys have been progressing from small rollers onward since they could coast.

bigquotesI figured since everyone is home schooling their kids now, we should include jump building and pumptrack maintenance as part of the lesson plan!Eric Porter

My Backyard Pumptrack

Digging on my pumptrack with the kids

Owen jumping on the pumptrack.


  • 22 0
 Eric will you be my Dad?
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 I need a bigger back yard!
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 Those trail chickens are next level!
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 This guy is living my dream...
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 Awesome dad - I am jealous. Glad he's letting the kiddos progress slowly and safely, if these kids were in Whistler they'd be sending all the big jumps....kinda worried where those Whistler groms are going to be 10 years from now....
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 Eric you are one amazing dad!
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 I got the land, I got the tools, but my kids are grown and apparently they don't know how to make more ...

I need to rent some little kids, riding with adults is boring Wink
  • 4 0
 The luckiest kids in the world.
  • 3 0
 What an awesome bunch. Thanks for sharing!
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 Digging with your kids is the best feeling. Giving a kid a jump is amazing, teaching a kid to build a jump is life changing!
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 Nice work Eric! Stoked for u and the boys.
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 Those kids are going to have epic memories of this for the rest of their lives. So good to see! Thanks for sharing.
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 That was great - looking forward to the session
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 couple more years his kids are going to be flying, literally.
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 dude i need mud like this
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 Thanks for this porter! you live the mtb dream.
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 Rad Dad

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