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Mountain Biking Team
The Minnesota High School Mountain Bike League continues to grow with more than 1500 riders on 68 teams from across Minnesota. 

South High team members practice with riders from Washburn, Southwest, South, Roosevelt and other high schools in South Minneapolis for a total of 175 riders known as 612mtb.

Students in 6th-8th grades are welcome to participate on our 612mtb middle school teams.

612mtb has some of the fastest mountain bikers in the state with multiple riders taking top spots on the podium. All riders contribute to the team point totals and exemplify qualities of class act student athletes. 

  • We welcome participants of all abilities and experience.
  • We train July - October.
  • We compete at five weekend races at scenic locales within 2.5 hours drive.


The South mountain bike team has wrapped up another season of fast riding earning 8th place out of 44 teams for D2. Starting in July, South has been riding dirt 3 times a week and competed in 4 weekend races across MN (Austin, Detroit Lakes, Duluth and Mankato). South riders include Jonas Carlson, Gus Shriver, Ethan Peterson, Owen MacDonald, Keegan Conlee,Tarek Azzazi, Josie Sahaydak, Meir Hetletvedt, Josiah Nelson, Miles Harrison, Kieran Donaldson, Kian Schaub, Oliver Sundseth, Theron Wangerin, Zyrus Cram and Will Cornell. South rides as part of the 612mtb Team, a group of 150 riders from South, Southwest, Washburn, and other South Minneapolis high schools and middle schools. In its 8th year, the Minnesota High School Mountain Bike League continues to grow rapidly with almost 2000 riders representing 71 teams throughout the state.
Combined 2018-19 Mountain Biking Team (Includes participants from all Minneapolis Schools.)
612MTB South High Mountain Bike Members 2017. In 2017 the South Composite team finished 9th out of 16 teams for D1.
612MTB Mountain Bike Team 2017
612MTB Mountain Bike Team 2016