Join Missy Giove, Marla Streb, Jacquie Phelan, and other brave women in their
natural environment: the dirt.
Some of them, like Missy and Marla, take on the pro downhill mountain biking
circuit - flying down steep, gnarly trails at 50+ mph on tricked out, custom
bikes. When they're not racing, they endure the tedium of travel, training,
Meanwhile, the sport's earliest champion, Jacquie Phelan, teaches frightened
novices new tricks, while a wise mechanic advises "it's not about the uphills
and downhills, it's all about the transitions" - a philosophy these athletes
apply to racing and life equally.
HardiHood reveals the emotions of the stars - and unknowns - who are the sport.