Haley Batten, LEAPPhoto Credit: Michal Cerveny
Haley is a professional cross-country mountain biker, student, explorer, and outdoor enthusiast. She grew up in Park City, UT where her passion for mountain biking and the outdoors flourished. She now splits her time between Quest University in Squamish, British Columbia; Santa Cruz, California; and traveling the world with Specialized Factory Racing to race XCO at the highest level. Her life mission includes investing fully in her passions, doing good, and living fully. She feels incredibly grateful for the career that she can have as an athlete and the amazing people and brands that she has the opportunity to work with along the way. At Quest University Canada, her Question asks “How Can Education be Optimized to Inspire?” She believes that education is one of the most empowering tools in life and she aims to explore how educational opportunities can be optimized for youth by becoming more engaging, fulfilling, and inspiring. She enjoys sharing her pursuits with the local Quest and Squamish community.
Top 5 Accomplishments:
3rd – Elite XCO World Championships 2022
1st- Absa Cape Epic 2022
9th – Tokyo Olympic Games 2021
4x World Cup podiums
5x National Champion in Junior and U23 categories