5 Lessons Learned from Trying Public Speaking | 14 Nov 2018

I’ve been wanting to give motivational speaking a go for awhile — it’s seems like a perfect combination of the themes I tackle on this blog and all the yammering I do on our YouTube channel — so when the … (more...) [2 comments]

This is Why You’re Scared | 7 Nov 2018

Somehow, it’s easier for our egos to handle thinking “I’m a talentless f*ck-up” than to realize “I just need to spend more time on this.” (more...) [3 comments]

Breaking the Excuse Loop | 29 Aug 2018

“Don’t make excuses” is probably a top ten sports psychology (and life) advice, yet all you have to do is spend 10 seconds with a bike racer to realize that almost everyone ignores the hell out of that advice. (more...) [11 comments]

Why do we ride? | 15 Aug 2018

We need to STRIVE, and we also need to JUST BE. Can bikes do all that? (more...) [8 comments]

The Years Don’t Happen Without the Days | 1 Aug 2018

One question that I get on this blog ALL THE TIME is: “how do you gain confidence on jumps and drops?” Here’s the answer (that no one wants to hear). (more...) [2 comments]

What if… | 6 Jun 2018

A few questions to ask yourself every damn day. (more...) [0 comments]

Sometimes A Jump is Just A Jump | 23 May 2018

So often in life we get wrapped up on our obstacles, and on what we need to do to overcome them. And that’s great and all. I’m all for overcoming obstacles. But if our perspective is too narrow, we run the risk of creating obstacles where there are none. (more...) [7 comments]

The Problem with “Fake it ‘Til You Make it” | 9 May 2018

Sometimes you get so good at faking it that you don’t realize that you crossed some invisible line and you’re no longer faking and maybe you never really were. (more...) [8 comments]

Meditation and Being a “Good” Athlete | 2 May 2018

If you are showing up and sitting, then you are doing all that is required. It’s kind of like being an athlete. If you’re showing up and doing your training and putting in the work, then you are a good athlete. All those other details like results and rankings and mile times are irrelevant. (more...) [3 comments]