Adaptive mountain biking unites father and son on NC trail

North Carolina Cycling Family Travel

Spinal cord surgery left Scott Shepard unable to ride NC’s celebrated mountain bike trails. When a local organization offered an adaptive bike, it allowed Scott the chance to pedal with 11-year-old son Nathan for the first time. Their uplifting story reflects the value of accessibility and the joy of pursuing a shared passion.

This video is proudly produced in partnership with Visit North Carolina.

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