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]

Here’s What I Did Differently This Year | 10 Oct 2018

What did I do differently? Nearly everything. (more...) [3 comments]

Reflections on My Last EWS Race | 3 Oct 2018

I am incredibly grateful to have had the opportunity to race a few Enduro World Series races each year for the past five years. I’m also very, very ready to be done with this chapter of my racing life. (more...) [2 comments]

Self-Actualization and Overcoming Fear | 26 Sep 2018

Alternative titles include: “Why you should never look at a gap jump from the side” or “How to Overanalyze the Living Daylights Out of Literally Everything in Ten Easy Steps” (more...) [0 comments]

I Almost Quit Racing Last Year | 12 Sep 2018

By being open to the possibility of not racing, I gave myself the space to recognize that I actually do want to race. I do want to be here. (more...) [4 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]

The Bears on Your Trail | 22 Aug 2018

Before the first stage of the Montana Enduro Series round in Jackson last weekend, I had the following conversation: Race official: There’s a bear on the trail. Me: A big bear? Guy in front of me: Is it a nice … (more...) [2 comments]

Here’s the Deal with Expectations | 8 Aug 2018

Reflections on this year’s Downieville Classic, my first XC race in four years. (more...) [2 comments]

Reflections on Celebrating a Win | 25 Jul 2018

So, I finally won a pro level race this past weekend. And, naturally, the minimizing started almost immediately. (more...) [4 comments]