My recovery from nerve injury (part 2 – getting back on the bike) | 24 Sep 2021

Part 2 has been a long time coming, but I knew that would be the case when I had the nerve to title my previous blog post “part 1.” My progress has been, as was expected, very, very slow. Tagging … (more...) [4 comments]

Celebrate the Progress You Get | 14 Aug 2019

I’m not crying, so that’s progress, I guess. That was what was running through my head as I dumped out the contents of my pack on the side of the trail and searched for more tire plugs. The last time … (more...) [1 comments]

Essays from BC Bike Race | 24 Jul 2019

7 mini essays adapted from my BC Bike Race instagram posts and formatted for this blog 1. A week of contrasts After 7 days of racing, each day has bled together in memory — deep forests, rock slabs, soul-crushing climbs, … (more...) [5 comments]

What if being scared is the point? | 5 Jun 2019

I say I am in this bike racing thing for the challenge of it. What if I lived that? (more...) [3 comments]

No Expectations — Reflections on Trying an XC Stage Race | 3 Apr 2019

Whatever my expectations or lack thereof, I definitely surprised myself. (more...) [2 comments]

Honoring the Recovery Process | 13 Mar 2019

My last post gave you a highlight reel account of racing Andes-Pacífico, but I’ll admit to glossing over the hard parts a bit more than I usually do this blog. I mean, I had to fit an entire five-day race … (more...) [2 comments]

Diaries of Andes Pacífico 2019 | 4 Mar 2019

My reflections from five days of racing in the Chilean Andes. (more...) [2 comments]

What does determination look like? | 30 Jan 2019

Determination doesn’t always have to look like beating your head against a brick wall. Sometimes it looks like walking away and trying to find a ladder. (more...) [3 comments]

Big Changes for 2019 | 9 Jan 2019

I will be taking a step back from enduro racing in 2019. Here’s why. (more...) [8 comments]