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XTERRA World Championship, Maui, October 26, 2014


  For better or worse, the XTERRA World Championship race tends to define my entire race season.  2014 was a very successful racing season for me with a National Championship … Continue reading


XTERRA USA Championship, September 20, 2014


  The XERRA USA Championship is the final race of the US point series.  I had a solid lead in the series heading into the race, but since the race … Continue reading

Descending on the Czech bike course.

ITU Cross Triathlon World Championship and XTERRA Czech


The competition around the world for XTERRA has blown up in the last few years.  Now with a strong global tour and a hotly contested European tour, there are many … Continue reading

Happy, grateful, relieved

XTERRA Mountain Championship, Beaver Creek CO July 19, 2014


    Confidence is a funny thing.  Too much of it and it breeds complacency, and too little creates anxiousness and inhibits performance.  I realize that the conditions surrounding this … Continue reading

What a crazy adventure!  Fortunate to have the win.

XTERRA Southeast Championship, May 17, 2014


  The XTERRA Southeast Championship was everything an XTERRA should be.  The world class mountain bike trails at Oak Mountain State Park are the reason this race is a favorite … Continue reading

Powering the flats with Dan Hugo and Bradley Weiss

XTERRA West Championship, April 13, 2014


XTERRA West Championship at Lake Las Vegas kicks off the US Championship series and it is always a race I look forward to after a long winter.  I call it … Continue reading

My favorite part of the swim...the run to the water

XTERRA Costa Rica, March 29, 2014


Pura Vida! XTERRA Costa Rica was a great experience and an opportunity to visit a beautiful country. The pre-race favorite was definitely the talented Leonardo Chacon and he would be … Continue reading

Maui MTB 3 2013

XTERRA World Championship 2014


In the weeks leading up to the XTERRA World Championship I was really trying to change my mindset.  Instead of thinking I will win this race one of these years, … Continue reading

Mixing it up with some fresh, fast mountain bikers hours after a trail half marathon

Epic Mountain Challenge, October 4,5, 2013 Pagosa Springs


I had such a blast at the inaugural Epic Mountain Challenge in Pagosa Springs.  First, it was a good excuse to take my family and visit a part of Colarado … Continue reading

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