Watch: Technique Crossover Between Mountain Biking and Skiing [MTB Skills]

Mountain bike skills expert Simon Lawton explains the similarities between skiing and mountain biking to help you become a better rider.

One of our favorite things about skiing and mountain biking is how well the sports complement each other. Not only are they great summer and winter counterparts, but the very movements and techniques cross over really nicely, too. As mountain biking has grown in popularity in recent years, many skiers have picked up a bike to have their “breakout” riding moment come when the technique is described in skiing terms. Not buying it? Follow along and we’ll show you the similarities between mountain biking and skiing.