Little victories and legitimate ones

Talking about finding little victories and legitimate ones, how to balance them out and define success. There are some hard lines, but generally thoughtful and still impactful for me to re-read.

From the start of the season that wasn’t

Missing the good old blogging days and struggling with social media feedback loops, so here we are. // Initially, when the season was cancelled, I was relieved. This pause has made me stop and think a lot, about myself, my pursuits as a racer, and if now is the time to reinvent myself or go back to old roots.

Off road ramblings

Stream of thought, read at your own pace and peril. Please forgive me for not thoroughly proofreading, my comma splicing, odd hypen-usage, and for probably seeming lost in my own head – it’s just like that sometimes…

So this fall was kind of crazy…

Ruts and Resolution

A little sunshine and short sleeve rides was exactly what I needed to get myself back in gear after the end of Jersey Season. Ruts n’ Guts and Resolution CX were two of the most best race weekends of the year, and also put a nice wrap on the North American season for our team.…

Shelby

September 30th 1994 – September 1st 2019 Forever in my heart and thoughts. And my own to Rick, Keri, Braxton and everyone else who’s life she was part of. I know it’s been several weeks since Shelby died, but I just don’t know what to say or think. I’m sad, and it doesn’t seem real.…

Cross is here

Big block of racing to start off the cx season and almost even bigger results! First UCI win, World Cup top 10’s… it’s been a lot, I can hardly believe it.

Check, MSA World Champs

2019 Mountain Bike World Championships, Mont Sainte Anne, Canada – 32nd. Third time to MSA and I finally get to put a check-mark beside it. Being able to cap this season just shy of the top 30 (again), be clean and calm on all the major features, and ride away knowing next time I’ll be…

Last learnings from Europe

Learning how to manage expectations and energy takes time and practice. Walking away from my first season racing the World Cup with more than I could possibly have hoped for.