Curt visits with Kate about mountain biking, especially about biking with high school students. Kate was the Founding Committee Chair and brought the NICA model to Colorado in 2010. She was the Program Manager of Singletrack Mountain Bike Adventures (SMBA) where she directed a 7-month season for riders ranging in ages from 7 to 17. She served as community outreach coordinator, sponsorship liaison, and planned adventures from trail work to epic rides across mountain passes. She is passionate about the benefits of positive youth development from the saddle of a mountain bike.