I’m an adventure racer, father, husband, chef and avid mountain biker. I have been a racer for over 20 years and love how adventure racing has allowed me to grow as an athlete and a person. I’m excited to be a part of the Giant family of ambassadors and hope to bring more people into the sport of adventure racing.
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HometownIndianapolis, Indiana
Where you live nowOakland, California
Career highlightsRacing Eco Challenge Fiji in 2019 and Primal Quest in Moab in 2006
Sponsors/team affiliationsTeam Onyx
Main cycling disciplinesMountain biking
Favorite bikeAnthem Advanced Pro 29
Current favorite cycling gearMIPS helmet. After a crash at Eco Challenge, it is my go-to piece of gear.
Favorite place to rideTrails in the Pacific Northwest. I love the trails outside of Seattle in the Cascade foothills.
Dream destinationPatagonia
What are you carrying on a long ride?My jaybird headphones. I have to have my tunes with me on the 12-24 hour rides.
Tips for new ridersWhere your eyes look is where you will go. So if you don’t want to hit the rock or branch, stop looking at is as you ride.
If you could ride with one person, living or dead, it would beBarrack Obama
Words to live byPutting in the hard work is the only way to get to better.