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...) [7 comments]

This Year Feels Different | 25 Apr 2018

My main take-away from this year’s “warm-up” race at Sea Otter: It is interesting (and interestingly satisfying) to do a race and feel like your expectations are actually in line with reality. That is a fancy way of saying that … (more...) [0 comments]

14 Zen Lessons Acquired from Mountain Biking | 18 Apr 2018

Zen and the Art of Crashing on Your Face? (more...) [6 comments]

How to ACTUALLY Listen to Your Body as An Athlete | 11 Apr 2018

This is a common refrain in the world of athletics, but WHAT DOES IT MEAN AND HOW DO YOU ACTUALLY DO IT? (more...) [0 comments]

The Value of Putting Yourself in Impossible Situations | 4 Apr 2018

I have a knack for getting myself into rides and adventures that are over my skill level. I’m not sure why, but I think it’s a combination of hubris and FOMO. (more...) [2 comments]

Running Update #2 – Progress Isn’t Linear | 21 Mar 2018

We think it is. We want it to be. But it isn’t. Two weeks ago, I was reminded of this when I started having knee pain again. (more...) [0 comments]

Next Time You Fail, Give Out Some High-Fives | 14 Mar 2018

What if instead of beating yourself up for being bad at something, you congratulated yourself on identifying what you need to work on? (more...) [6 comments]

The Most Fun You Will Ever Have | 7 Mar 2018

The most fun you will ever have will not actually be very fun. At least not until later. (more...) [4 comments]

My Bike Makes Me Cry, But Maybe That’s The Point | 21 Feb 2018

I still cry on nearly every moto ride I go on. This week it was a full-on sit-down sob sesh in the middle of the trail, next to my upturned, gas-spewing dirt bike. I was angry. I was sad. I … (more...) [0 comments]