Puerto Rico MTB Cup

“Honor the process.” This has been a common quote from my coach, Chris Mileski, for the last 8 years that we have worked together. When we first started working together that statement made sense. I was very green and constantly learning. We made huge leaps and bounds what felt like weekly in my knowledge and … More Puerto Rico MTB Cup

First Race of the Season: Puerto Rico Tropical MTB Challenge: UCI HC Race

Woohoo! Back to racing and it feels so good! The races this weekend officially mark the kick off of my 2023 season and I couldn’t be more excited!  On Wednesday morning approximately 12 inches of snow had fallen overnight in Salt Lake City and Clayton and I headed to the airport to fly to Puerto Rico. … More First Race of the Season: Puerto Rico Tropical MTB Challenge: UCI HC Race

Cold and Hot Therapy 

As athletes we are constantly in search of being better. Whether you’re a weekend warrior looking to beat your friends in your local group ride or you’re a professional athlete plotting your next victory, we are all looking to improve our abilities and be better than we were yesterday. Unfortunately, in the journey to betterment, … More Cold and Hot Therapy 

Pre-Race Nutrition

Race day can feel extremely stressful for a variety of reasons. I’ve noticed throughout my time coaching athletes that one of the reasons we carry so many nerves on race day is that we simply “want to do everything right.” We spend months and maybe even years training for a race so it’s terrifying that … More Pre-Race Nutrition

Chequamegon MTB Race

This weekend I got to see racing through a different perspective. While usually the focus is on performance and placement at these events, after sustaining a concussion 2 weeks ago I’ve had to pause and remember that there are quite a few things that ultimately take precedent over race outcome.  I did everything in my … More Chequamegon MTB Race