When I was 8, I had my first experience on a quad. It was scary until I hit my gas and started to glide. I felt like I had done this a million times before.

Then I hit the big trails on our family friend's property. It was hard because there were logs everywhere. My quad was small so I got stuck on the logs a lot and I had to get pulled out by a winch. A winch is a really strong rope that can lift a lot. Then I got a new full-size quad. By then I had much more experience with riding.

Then I got to go on my first quadding trip for an entire weekend. I started to do doughnuts and go over really rocky terrain. I then went down a really steep hill and I rolled my quad. It hurt and I learned to not go too fast. Tips to have a fun and safe quadding trip:

1. Look where you are going and don't hit a tree.

2. Don't go too fast and don't get too wild.

3. Always wear a helmet and proper gear

4. Make sure you have fuel in the engine and have backup fuel.

5. Don't slam the brakes when going downhill.

6. Pack snacks and drinks.

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7. Most important: Have fun!