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    Zach Kowalchuk
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    trails

    I havent been on many trails since i got into the sport. I am thinking of going to my local trails and riding them for a bit. but im a bit scared(im only 12) because i havent been on the trails. is it ok to be a bit scared when conquering one of your first trails

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    Ofcourse it is, fear is what keeps you from doing crazy stuff...well it tells you not to, but sometimes you choose to ignore it

    Do something that you are confident that you can handle than work your way up in difficulty, when you become more confident in your skills you may find yourself more likely to attempt new things.
    "If I am cut, do I not bleed?" -Kane

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    of course it's normal to be scared... you're always gonna be scared... it's just what you are scared of which changes. Today, you're scared of riding a trail. Next week you'll be thinking of doing some rocks. Then the weekafter some stepdowns. Then tables. Then gaps. Then doubles... it never ends... Just keep at it... It's only hard til it get's easy...

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