Carson City Epic Rides: Racing in the Flow State

Raw: Synonyms: strong, intense, passionate, fervent, powerful, and unrestrained. This is one of the best ways I can think to describe the Epic Rides race series. Despite the fact that these races are so highly organized and run like a well-oiled machine, the racing experience itself is raw and that is why I love it. … More Carson City Epic Rides: Racing in the Flow State

Waving Good-Bye and Hello: The Unveiled Story of The College Girl Who Wanted It All

Take a breath…now there’s something I don’t think I’ve done in 4 years. I’ve been on the go and on a mission since August of 2014 when I first stepped on Lindenwood University’s campus in St. Charles, Missouri. The past 4 years have been nothing short of extraordinary. I dove head first into a mission … More Waving Good-Bye and Hello: The Unveiled Story of The College Girl Who Wanted It All

Mind Over Matter: Simplification for Intensification

I am a new person every time I stand on the start line. This season, I was blessed enough to stand on some pretty incredible start lines. It was an outstanding season, filled with new experiences, bigger races, stronger finishes, and as always, lots of learning. This weekend I lined up for my final race of … More Mind Over Matter: Simplification for Intensification

5 Titles, 4 Years, 1 Journey, and A Whole Lot of Growth

Where did the time go? Four years of school are already coming to a close. It seems like just yesterday I was signing the papers and driving across the US to my new home in Missouri. Ever since then it has been a whirlwind. My college experience has been a tornado of opportunities whizzing by … More 5 Titles, 4 Years, 1 Journey, and A Whole Lot of Growth

Controlling the Uncontrollable: MTB XC World Championship

The World Championship: This race is the ultimate goal. This is what athletes all over the world suffer for and dream of. This year, for the first time on the mtb, I got to be a part of the USA World Championship team. This is a dream come true. The World Championship starts weeks before … More Controlling the Uncontrollable: MTB XC World Championship

Moment by Moment 

         Live in the moment. This simple concept is something that I have been working on all season, and honestly, probably most of my life. A moment is so difficult to capture. A moment is fleeting and changes in an instant, however, I’ve learned that often times the key to racing is … More Moment by Moment