How hard would you fight to keep mountain biking, if you had to?
It’s a question that, hopefully, most of us will never have to answer. But, for Norco ambassador Stephanie Dupont, it was quite suddenly a very real question. Faced with a diagnosis of severe Crohn’s Disease, the Rossland, B.C. rider had to work hard to get back to the trails.
“What kept me going was the desire to get back out on my bike. I really wanted to keep going with the girls every week, and that was my motivation to eat well, and train. I was starting to go back to the gym – but really, I wanted to get back to normal so I could go bike with my friends.” – Steph Dupont
A tireless and energetic advocate for women’s mountain biking in her community, Dupont is responsible for getting many new riders out on the trail. Part of Me is the story of her own journey back to the bike