Wales

Mountain biking 'boosts Welsh economy by £23m'

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Image caption People from across the world ride on Wales' mountain bike trails

Mountain biking is worth more than £23m to the Welsh economy, an environment body has estimated.

Natural Resources Wales says facilities attract cyclists from across the world.

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Media captionNatural Resources Wales (NRW) said the facilities attract cyclists from across the world

BBC Radio Wales' Country Focus programme has been to Bike Park Wales, Merthyr Tydfil, which opened in 2013 at a cost of £1.8m.

The programme airs on Sunday at 07:00 GMT.

Rachel Garside reports.

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