More Michael Jordans, please

Watching mountain biking, wondering what it takes for people to fly

BY HENRY ABBOTT

19-year-old Vali Höll grew up in a mountain bike park—the family business—and you can tell. Her full-on riding style made her not just a junior world champion, but an icon of fearlessness. (In quarantine, she starred in a Red Bull video with YouTube biking legend Fabio Wibmer.) Mountain biking isn’t awash in cash—riders with impact outsid…

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