Mountain bike racing Essays

  • Personal Narrative: Horseback Riding

    709 Words  | 3 Pages

    Prompt: Horseback Riding and how it has shaped me to be the person I am today. As I galloped above Uniform, the new horse I had inherited from my father, I was facing a whole new challenge ahead of me. He was way more energetic than the ones I I had ridden before and obviously had a rough past, as he was very spooky while jumping fences. Having people close to the obstacles or unusual things like the big hat of my coach, would bring dark past memories to him, as he most likely was mistreated

  • Adaptive Structuration Theory Of Group Communication

    1432 Words  | 6 Pages

    Theories of Group Communication The two theories that hold utmost importance in group communication are: (1) Functional Perspective on Group Decision Making by Randy Hirokawa & Dennis Gouran and (2) Adaptive Structuration Theory of Marshall Scott Poole. The first one i.e. Functional Perspective on Group Decision Making disagrees with the conventional perspective of too many cooks spoiling the broth. Instead it suggests that in a group, the members cares about the issue, are reasonably intelligent

  • Mountain Bikers: The Stereotypes Of Women

    1202 Words  | 5 Pages

    who are reluctant to break from the past. However mountain bikers are a strong group who share a love and a passion for mountain biking so when we encounter another rider, whether it be a male or female. We naturally gravitate towards them bound by a commonality of bikes and dirt, therefore in our world of riding as a community, stereotypes and assumptions tend to melt

  • Personal Narrative Essay: Where Is The Mountain

    788 Words  | 4 Pages

    It is a moody colorless day as i’m marching with my adjustable ski poles through the green steep Rila mountain on a desolate steep dirt trail, accompanied by my mother. Birds are flying, migrating to the southern hemisphere as it is turning chilly. Tree leaves are falling on the ground. I feel my legs were sore, my hands are dark red and my face is turning violet. I ask myself, “Where is the hill? I can’t see it, is it far away? “Mom, i’m very fatigued. Let’s turn back immediately!” I exclaim. “Son

  • Olympic Ski Jumping Essay

    728 Words  | 3 Pages

    Olympic ski jumping is a very competitive sport that amazes its audience. It is important to know about the technique of the sport, its background, major jumpers, and the scoring process. Although the sport looks simple, ski jumping takes lots of skill and practice. It starts off with a large curved ramp with heights of 70 and 90 meters (Kolur). Skiers place their skis in the tracks formed on the ramp to begin the jump. They then stand at the top of the ramp and do an approach, which is where the

  • Mt. Everest Persuasive Essay

    783 Words  | 4 Pages

    many nations are at Base Camp right now, and numerous are wanting to make an offer for the summit of the world's tallest crest in the following couple of weeks, however those offers might be confused by news that Sherpas have chosen to clear the mountain for the season. Why does Everest keep on being so appealing, in spite of the costs, the group and the dangers? The answer likely varies for every climber, and studies recommend that

  • The White Tiger Short Story

    1344 Words  | 6 Pages

    The White Tiger Soft, quiet footsteps is all that was to be heard at the heart of the jungle as a man quietly walked between rotten branches from the ancient trees. His bow was raised, ready to fire. He was somewhat of a wind, once there now gone, going its own direction. The wind was blowing his way which made this day perfect for hunting. The morning was cold but the sun was already shining. The birds sang their morning song. He was so camouflaged that all that can be seen is the gleaming, sharp

  • Descriptive Essay On Sangre De Cristo

    1287 Words  | 6 Pages

    Sangre de Cristo Far from and high above the raging Atlantic and expansive Pacific, surrounded by tall forests, large deserts, and cut off from nearly all hints of human presence lies a small paradise deep within the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Here, the cold mountain air has a cleansing quality; it calms the mind and washes away the dirt and grit of the city air. At night the skies are so clear that, even on a full moon, the stars come out to play. They illuminate the world beneath with their whimsical

  • Maranatha Mission Trip

    870 Words  | 4 Pages

    Vivid colors envelop the massive airplane that encloses me as it flies leisurely to the awaiting ground. I gaze out of the hazy window at the end of my aisle and search for the airport where we will finally land. As we draw nearer to the expanding ground, I can spot the mesmerizing capital, Panama City, and eventually I can see clearly the individual trees and plants that make up Panama’s unique foliage. Bump! Our plane has now landed, and my Maranatha mission team begins a stunning exploration that

  • Descriptive Essay: Sirmilik National Parks In Canada

    1282 Words  | 6 Pages

    Sirmilik National Park is located in northeastern Nunavut and is one of the most isolated, yet marvelous national parks in Canada. It was officially established in 1999 and holds on to 22,250km2 of land. To begin, the word “sirmilik” means “place of glaciers” in Inuktitut. One form of these glaciers are cirque glaciers (bowl-like carves). They have influenced the mountainous areas of this park. They have created sharp peaks, ridges (depicted at top of my poster), and valleys/cliffs (depicted on the

  • Descriptive Essay: The Beauty Of North Carolina

    877 Words  | 4 Pages

    The beauty of North Carolina is divided into three diverse regions. The mountain region is to the west of North Carolina which tends to be a little cooler than the rest of the state. North Carolina also has the piedmont, it’s in the middle of North Carolina. It’s not just in the middle of the state it’s the middle of everything in North Carolina. You don’t have mountains, you have foot hills. You don’t have the ocean you have lakes, it’s not really cold and not really hot, it’s just right. After

  • Essay On Mount Everest

    955 Words  | 4 Pages

    Many mountain climbers risk their own lives and rescuers ' when they try to climb Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world. When something goes wrong during their climb, they demand rescue services to help them. Already, there are a large vast of people who have died in the process that perhaps 200 dead bodies still remain on the mountain. Although, 4,000 other people have successfully scaled the mountain which is a good amount. But, since helicopters are increasing because of the several

  • Switzerland Holiday Essay

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    ski resort and is also a haven for the skier. The well- known ski resort in Switzerland is St. Moritz located in the Engadine valley. Rhine Falls Switzerland has magnificent bodies of water like the Rhine Falls aside from having stunning magnific mountains.

  • Shackleton's Passage Analysis

    416 Words  | 2 Pages

    In Chapter one of Part three Shackleton orders his men to leave three dead seals on the ice. The majority of the crew disagreed with Shackleton’s decision to ignore a potential source of food, but Shackleton had two good reasons for his complex decision. To understand Shackleton’s decision, one must first understand the gravity of the situation. Macklin wrote; “If we cannot get away very soon our position will become a very serious one, for if it comes to traveling in autumn to Paulet by sledge,

  • Personal Narrative: The Rocky Mountains

    1129 Words  | 5 Pages

    Have you ever wanted to feel the cold breeze of the rocky mountains stinging your face? I have gained the chance to feel this it was nothing like I had done anything before. I wish I could relive the experience. Even though opportunity like those only come every once and awhile. Our story begins in between the cold and magnificent rocky mountains with a family of five in a small gray minivan. “ Are we there yet?” asked my brother. “Not yet Isaac” replied my father in his deep smooth voice. I was

  • The Crash Reel: Documentary Analysis

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    This is the most inspiring documentary I have ever seen. Kevin Pearce, his family, and his friends are inspiration to us all. I randomly turned it on, on net flex, and was immediately interested, even I don’t know about snowboarding. It was interesting to learn about snowboarding and how dangerous it is. The Crash Reel is a sports documentary directed by Lucy Walker which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2013. “Lucy Walker is an English film director. She is best known for directing

  • The Theme Of Power In Hills Like White Elephants

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    A beautiful view of mountains and a sunset in the background or running up hill for hours. Two distinctive perspectives showing different sides of a story. The mountain having power to make something beautiful or feel like it is slowing you down and is just in the way. Power can be argued to be good or bad in certain situations because with power it can mold the person we will become or how we will live our life. Power can motivate us or it can lead to actions that could cause regret. By discussing

  • Personal Narrative: My Family Trip To Durango Colorado

    412 Words  | 2 Pages

    Colorado was one of those experiences for me. There are so many different things that made it so memorable for me. Waking up surrounded by trees, hearing the faint sound of water running from a nearby stream, and finishing this perfect setting were the mountains towering over it all. Durango Colorado has some of the most enjoyable surroundings I've ever experienced. A particularly pleasant place for me was sitting on the deck of our campsite listening to the creek below. The sound was so peaceful and calming

  • Suspense In Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air

    513 Words  | 3 Pages

    suspense with sensory details and it gives readers the chance to decide what's going to happen next. On top of the mountain, the climbers separate into groups and the suspense builds as the climbers start to tire and lose oxygen. There are four camps on Everest and reaching them is vital to the climbers survival. Not realizing what's gonna happen, the climbers continue to ascend up the mountain, hoping to reach the top before time runs out but nothing can save them from the storm approaching their way

  • Mount Rainier-Personal Narrative Analysis

    803 Words  | 4 Pages

    Before climbing hills on foot, cycling possessed my passion for a couple of years as my only activity. After one year of riding with Tim, he announced that he would be climbing Mount Rainier. My response was simple; “good luck with that.” Though I began participating on training hikes with Tim as he prepared for his colossal challenge, the two of us continued to ride on a regular basis as riding the “Seattle to Portland” Bicycle Classic remained a mutual goal. Come to find out, the two activities