Unexpected summer plan

I’ve been in Kamloops for about a week, and it’s been great. It was a big move to get here, but now that I’m settled, the changes in day to day life are actually quite small (the climbs are a lot bigger here though!) A new environment to do the same things as back home,…

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…

Nationals 2019

Thank you everyone for bringing such amazing energy to Hardwood for Nationals on Saturday; it was really special. I did my best to spin it back to you with my race. Congratulations to the organizers and staff for a successful event, and all the riders on the weekend of competitions. And thank you especially to…

First UCI wins!

Right off the heels of the first World Cup’s, I rolled through Quebec for two Canada Cup weekends in Baie Saint Paul and Sherbrooke for more racing and to collect points to improve my ranking for the next round of World Cups. I was a little nervous about how my fitness, form, and motivation would…

Albstadt and Nove Mesto World Cups

31st in my first two European World Cups. All you can really ask for from the back row (plates #107 and #102) is to not have any bad luck – stay out of trouble, and to show up ready to give your best effort – keep chasing. Notes to come.  

Paris to Ancaster

Last year, I wanted to win Paris to Ancaster but didn’t know how to do it… This year, I wanted to win Paris to Ancaster and knew how I wanted to do it. I don’t know if it was blind confidence, dogged determination, or desperation that put me in the mix with the lead group……

Christmas Cross part 2

Christmas Cross totally lived up to and exceeded all expectations I had coming into it. I learned so much in and out of racing over the past two weeks. Highlight of the last three races was definitely racing to my first Euro top 10 in Baal.