Kelli’s teaching resume is one of the deepest you’ll find. She has been a mountain bike instructor for 20 years and is a passionate ambassador for our sport.
Kelli is not only a co-owner and President of Operations at EB, she’s a course conductor & director for the PMBIA (Professional Mountain Biking Instructor Association) and has also been an Instructor at Capilano University, teaching MTB Instruction and Guiding. She has also been part of the MBTA (Mountain Bike Tourism Association) as a director for over 7yrs and has worked with many other MTB organizations, including: The Dirt Series, Spokeswomen, Mad March Racing, Red Bull, College of the Rockies and BC Bike Race/Ride (as Bike Patrol for the Race and lead guide for Ride).
Kelli has developed a solid skill set and teaching style that is passionate, fundamentally sound and full of energy. Kelli’s positivity and exceptional teaching skills make her a phenomenal leader and one of EB’s most sought after coaches.
Kelli was born and raised in Nelson BC where she found her passion for mountain biking in the mid 1990's. She has since established herself as a highly respected professional instructor, retired racer, advisor and mentor throughout Canada.
Some of Kelli’s career highlights include:
2018 Summiting the worlds highest navigable pass, Thorong La (5614m) - Nepal
2010 BC Bike Race 1st Place Overall – Solo Women Challenge
2004 BC Cup overall series winner in Pro DH
2004 Dual/Biker X
2004 6th place finish at Red Bull Psychosis
2004 5th place finish at Slope Sistair (first ever invitational women’s freeride event). Kelli has also been featured in many movies and TV shows including: 100% Woman, Wild at Heart, The Emergence, Dirt Divas, Ride Guide TV, The Knowledge Network and Drop In TV.