#whyMTB Chapter 3: Vanessa Hauswald

What is the meaning of mountain biking? Why do we ride? In this continuing Kitsbow video series, we explore what it means to ride from the motivations and perspectives of those whose tireless efforts have lent the sport meaning and inspiration to our own lives.
In this third chapter, we return to our backyard in Sonoma County and meet Vanessa Hauswald, a former Petaluma English teacher now serving as the Executive Director of the Norcal League — Northern California's arm of the National Intercollegiate Cycling Association. Her role with NICA is simple: get more high school kids outside and on bikes. But Vanessa's story has a twist — a powerful complexity that keeps her going back to the trail for reasons that far eclipse even the job she loves.
Director: Logan Kelsey
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Camera: RED Epic
Editing: Final Cut Pro X
Music Licensing: Deep Elm Records
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Special Thanks
Vanessa Hauswald
Learn more about NICA's mission:
nationalmtb.org
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#whyMTB: a series by Kitsbow
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Learn more about #whyMTB and Vanessa's story:
kitsbow.com/journal

Credit: Kitsbow
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