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. […]Read More 1.5 Legs
2015 is a wrap; and it ended way differently than I would have expected. Joe Martin was my last post, since then- I’ve broken 3 bones, been in countless of states, and raced in a World Championships. I’m still trying to piece together the whole broken bones issue. Literally. The first one came at Winston Salem […]Read More When it pours there’s a race for the Rainbow.
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 […]Read More 2015 Astellas Team Camp
2014 was pretty awesome. It was a fun year and I met a lot of new and exciting people. I raced NRC for the first time this year, and experienced the US professional circuit via guest riding. During this time, I won my first KOM jersey in a UCI race, and podiumed an NCC race. […]Read More 15 things I learned in 2014
Sitting here, sniffling from being sick- tired, and trying to figure out why the coffee doesn’t give me a buzz like it used to (so dramatic). I am debating going for a second cup of Bulletproof (the butter coffee), but I have a strict one cup per day rule. Maybe it’s because I want to […]Read More What a crazy ride that was
Originally I had started an entry about Turkey Hill and the crash in the cat 3/4 race- going into detail about some suggestions on the matter. But I decided to stay away from my opinions and stick to just race updates. Because you know what they say about opinions!!! Turkey Hill Road Race This is […]Read More A culmination of things
Joe Martin Stage Race Joe Martin was a total last minute decision which I made the week of the race. My coach figured my fitness would be good coming off of Redlands because it was essentially 5 hard days of motor pacing. While a bit hesitant, I didn’t know if I was mentally prepared for […]Read More Joe Martin Stage Race