Sweetlines All-Girls Junior Racing - Video

Dec 30, 2015 at 16:24
by Alec Ilstrup  
Views: 7,539    Faves: 48    Comments: 9

Fast! Fun! Fierce! Sweetlines Junior Racing is an all-girls downhill development team committed to progressing women’s mountain bike racing at an early age. This ground-breaking group of girls is made up of ten 7-13 year olds, training and competing under the guidance of a professional coaching lineup, including Kat Sweet, Karen O’Connell, and Kaytlin Melvin.

Title Image: @chrismcfarland

MENTIONS: @Sweetlines


  • + 19
 perfect quote ... why do you like riding downhill ... so I don't have to ride uphill.
  • + 12
 This is really awesome! Good luck to everyone; I know you'll have a blast. It's always great to see you gals at the various events.
  • + 10
 Kat=Awesome Lady
  • + 4
 Awesome....makes me more confident as my 4 year old continues to rock it, from the #Strider at 18 months to the #Commencal 14" Ramones model an never once used pedals...Keep up the efforts & may 2016 bring you all smiles for miles! www.BikinDads.com
  • + 6
 They're already faster than I am..
  • + 2
 Kat simply rocks. She's been my coach, friend, mentor and now coaching my girls to greatness. It so awesome This team came together. Props to Karen, Kaitlyn and Lauren for mentoring them too. Great video work from Alec. Can't wait for the NW Cup to kick off.
  • + 4
 Hey Kat, let me know if you need/want to spread over to the East Coast. I've got a 10 year old daughter that started racing this year!
  • + 2
 Trying to get my 11 & 9 year old girls into it.
  • + 2
 Yay! Stay in touch, I'm working on a Shred Sisters girls club program so we can have shred girls everywhere!
  • + 3
 Kat you rock! Love the Derby names. My daughter loves these vids too, she's 18 months and is hoping to be a Sweetlines girl someday. Love the skills on and off the bike.
  • + 5
 you gals are doing great things! keep it up, see ya on the trails
  • + 4
 Yeah! I love seeing this crew railing the local trails. The future is bright!
  • + 3
 The first time I came up to that little section at 1:52 I walked it. Amazing to see that girl ride it.
  • + 3
 "Why do you like downhill?"..." Because I don't have to go up"

Lol, best answer ever!!
  • + 1
 I don't know Kat but have heard nothing but great things about her. When my daughter is ready She will attend one of her classes at Duthie.
  • + 3
 Great program! Awesome coach!
  • + 2
 Awesome story ! Thanks for sharing !
  • + 2
 This is awesome! Way to go Kat and little rippers!
  • + 2
 Super cool. Love seeing kiddos biking.
  • + 2
 So RAD! Great job!
  • + 1
 Yeah Kat!!!
  • + 1
 Yeah Kat!
  • + 0
 Kat= Killing Awesome Trainer.
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