NICA Alumni Challenge

Attention NICA Alumni: To encourage you to stay connected with your high school team after graduation, we’ve developed the NICA Alumni Challenge: “During your team’s next season, volunteer with your team for one ride.” By “volunteer,” we mean ride with your team and share your experiences with them about your transition into your post-high school activities—cycling and otherwise. In line …

February’s Point Of View

Every few months we tell a story from within our NICA family that exemplifies the meaningful impact our programs have for all involved. We want to hear your stories! Send us an email at info@nationalmtb.org with the subject: “Point of View.” This month’s story comes from Instagram: hsmtbspotlights collects stories and photos from all over the country in an effort to share …

Who Will Continue Their Support In 2016?

A big thank you to all of our 2016 national sponsors! Do NICA a favor – visit and “like” their social media pages. And don’t forget to support your local bicycle shop!   PLATINUM Trek SRAM Easton Foundation Specialized   GOLD CLIF Bar Podiumwear QBP Bicycling Magazine Giro   SILVER CamelBak GU Energy Maxxis   BRONZE Athletic Event Supply Feedback …

Meet The Spring League Directors: Vance McMurry

The 2016 season is in full swing and we are bringing you behind the scenes with each league’s director! Vance graduated from The United States Military Academy at West Point and served 9 years in the U.S. Army. The bicycle is an inspirational part of Vance’s life. He believes that mountain biking brings families together, and gives high school students self confidence, …

6th Annual NICA Awards & Benefit Ride highlights NICA’s impact across the country!

The 6th Annual NICA Awards demonstrated once again how monumental and varied the impact the interscholastic mountain biking movement is having on student-athletes, coaches, parents, sponsors, individuals, teams, and groups around the country. It further showed how NICA is fueling cycling and land advocacy, and is changing what a sport can look like in the United States. Three cheers for …

Executive Director’s Note

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NICA Alumni Challenge

Attention NICA Alumni: To encourage you to stay connected with your high school team after graduation, we’ve developed the NICA Alumni Challenge: “During your team’s next season, volunteer with your team for one ride.” By “volunteer,” we mean ride with your team and share your experiences with them about your transition into your post-high school activities—cycling and otherwise. In line …

Thanks For Sharing The Ride!

Share the Ride 2015 – $100,000 for youth cycling! Special thanks to everyone who contributed to our Share the Ride campaign this fall, and to the Clif Bar Family Foundation for matching $50,000 of your donations. This support makes cycling possible for youth around the country. To make a year-end donation, please visit our Booster Club page. 2015 marked the first …

NICA’s Year In Review

NICA Awards Two-time World Champion and Olympian Catharine Pendrel joined 185 attendees as the guest of honor for NICA’s Annual Awards Banquet, where 15 individuals from around the country were recognized for their tremendous achievements.   Idaho & Alabama League’s Inaugural Seasons The Alabama Interscholastic Cycling League launched their first season during the spring while The Idaho Interscholastic Cycling League’s …