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…

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…

Mont Sainte Anne World Cup

Sometimes you’re up, sometimes you’re down.

Kentville was my last “race-race” of the season. All I wanted from the Mont-Sainte-Anne World Cup this year was to come to terms with the course that brought my run-away debut season to a halt last summer.

The Canada Cup Circuit

A picture and a brief note from each of the past four Canada Cups. Time flies, life is busy, sometimes the stories write themselves, other times they need time to brew. Baie Saint Paul XCC – 2nd (May 19th) Hanging on to Maghalie Rochette until the defining moment in the race where she went on…

Forêt Camp

Winter is fast approaching along with the start of the racing season. With less than three weeks until the first official races of the year the focus and specificity of training has been ramping up. I am now just on the tail end of a 10-day training camp at Forêt Montmorency where I’ve put in over…

Indy Trip and Quebec Camp

The cabin fever is getting pretty real here in Quebec. We’re now into the third day of the camp, and as many without WiFi. As the wise Joni Mitchell once sang: “you don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone.” And without WiFi, we have all come to realize how silly-attached we are it to.…