It’s common for riders to think of jumps as being dangerous, but jumping well isn’t complicated or inherently dangerous, it’s just mysterious until you start to master the necessary skill set. The most common emotion that comes up with mountain bikers learning to jump is fear, which is the same thing that causes most mishaps on jumps. Learning the proper technique for jumping on a mountain bike will help you avoid these common pitfalls and jump safely. Plus, once you dial in this skill, you unlock a whole new side of mountain biking.
With Simon Lawton.