Going ‘Cross to CHINA

12 months, it’s been 12 months since I started training for the 2016 season. Since then I’ve been to Tasmania, Malaysia, Dubai, Canada, and 20 some states.  There’s been some rest here and there, but the offseason hasn’t actually officially begun yet.  Last year, I took a leave of absence from cyclocross. A broken Scaphoid […]

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20 Seconds

Rooted! As my Euro teammates would say. In context, “Dude- that race was so (expletive hard) I’m so rooted”.  Rooted was pretty much exactly how I felt after Air Force Classic.  It was the week after Philadelphia Classic, and I really had no idea how much longer I could hold the momentum.  Thankfully I had […]

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Le Tour of the moon- (Gila)

After driving from Fayetville to Alberquerqe then taking the mountain pass to silver city, it was clear we had landed on the moon. Upon opening the sprinter van door, we found ourselves gasping for precious oxygen. We threw our specialized evade helmets on, and headed out for exploration. The climate was dry and foreign, but […]

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Perfectly Arkansas

Once Redlands finished, we headed home and got one week of training in before we headed back out to Arkansas for the UCI Joe Martin Stage race. It’s a 4 day race in Fayetteville, that goes through the Northwest corner of the state.  My leg started to feel a lot better after resting for a few […]

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1.5 Legs

There’s always a point in an endurance athlete’s career when they reach a pinnacle of fitness, one higher than they’ve ever reached before.  Each workout you start pushing new boundaries, and you can’t wait for the first race.  Then, it hits you like a ton of bricks.  What’s that annoying pain in my thigh?  Hmmm. […]

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2015 Astellas Team Camp

Management decided to hold our 2015 team camp down in Davenport Florida to coincide with the Tampa NCC crit. It would be one of the few times where the whole crit squad would be in the same place as the stage race squad. On Wednesday before my flight out, Andrew our director sent a text […]

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