Why Johnny Can’t Ride
Childhood obesity rates are soaring, youth participation in sports and other active pursuits is plummeting, and a generation is coming of age with little understanding of the joy and freedom of unsupervised play. There’s a simple solution—but all across the nation our schools earn a failing grade when it comes to letting kids ride their bikes.
Adam Marino of Saratoga Springs, NY, sparked a national debate simply by trying to ride to middle school. (by Nathaniel Welch)