GRUSK TALL Had it All!
Some days are almost heaven. Often, I only notice in recollection. But this time, I felt it while it was happening.
Am I Ready for 84 Miles of GRUSK?
For me, event preparation comes down to four key elements: physical fitness, mental attitude, nutrition plan, and gear set-up.
Canaan MTB Festival 2023–Community Keeps Us Rolling
The Canaan Mountain Bike Festival was founded by Sue Haywood in 2009 with a simple yet powerful mission: to bring people together on bikes and encourage local trail stewardship.
The Tides of Training
Athletic training requires balancing the ebb of intense focus with the flow of life’s obstacles and opportunities. A recent trip to Hilton Head Island was unexpectedly inspiring and illustrated this perfectly.
The Power of Music Featuring "Enjoy Your Life" by Romy
My connection to the lyrics of most songs on my playlist is purposeful enough to boost my mood, increase positivity, and speak to my spirit instead of my mind.
Grit, Guts, and Determination: How The Race Across the Sky Reclaimed the Spirit of Leadville, Colorado
The powerful tale of why and how Ken Chlouber and Merilee Maupin founded the Leadville Trail 100 running and mountain bike races–contributing to the economic and spiritual recovery of a once declining mining town that has lasted over 40 years.
Answering the Call of the Leadville Trail 100 MTB Race
The videos of the Leadville 100 MTB race were like flint scraping against the ragged edges of my broken heart. There was a spark. It didn’t take long to ignite a flicker of hope, something I hadn’t felt in months. I could do that race. I don’t know how I know, but I know. I should at least try.