I got the opportunity to travel to Ontario Canada, last weekend, for the 2015 Trek Store Canada Cup / Ontario Cup. My good friend Hayden Sampson, was planning on heading out and needed someone to tag along. Fortunately, my schedule worked out and I was able to do just that. We flew into Buffalo NY, rented a van and headed North. It was a bit of a journey still and […]

30 May

There it is! That little sign of fitness showing through. I love it. Conditions were perfect for a Memorial day bike race. Draper trails are great, and after a few days of off and on rain showers, the sun was shining. As usual, during my pre-race warm up, the legs weren’t giving out too much information as to what the day would hold. That’s pretty typical though, so I wasn’t […]

Saturday, July 30th marked the final race for the 2011 Intermountain Cup series. Snowbasin was the final stop and the last chance to compete for the overall series tile. With that in mind, teams like UtahMountainBiking.com and Maddog were out in full force. There were only a few points that separated them in the team competition. For many others, it was personal battle in their individual categories. As for me, […]

It’s been nine years since I’ve won the State Championship race in the mens pro field. Nine years. There have been many other wins, some close second place finishes and a handful of top 5’s; but for some reason the “State Championship” even though it’s just another mountain bike race, is a good one for the books. In fact it wasn’t until after the race while spinning out the legs, […]

Have you ever had any burning questions you’d love to ask the top athletes? Ever wonder what’s in their water, how they train or what keeps them on the top of their game? We’ve all been there from time to time and to tell you the truth, there really are no secret ingredients to making your local super-starts shine brighter than others. It’s called devotion, passion and grit. Of course […]

When it comes to training there’s plenty of information out there that can help you meet your goals and win races. There are handfuls of training plans; guidebooks and good folks to talk to that can also help you reach your best potential. Over the years I’ve dabbled in all of the above and found a lot of very interesting workouts, methods and testes that have helped get me to […]

What a difference a month can make. My fitness has continued to get better; the new bike is running like a champ and the mental game is much stronger. I went into last weekends Intermountan Cup race with a few more miles in the legs and crisp new ride. Both seemed to be working together quite well early in the week as I pedaled around the neighborhood earlier in the […]