Coach’s Corner – Driven to Win

With the Elite World Championships starting tomorrow, and the Rio Olympics only a few months away, it’s easy to get consumed with dreams and fantasies of winning each of our own “BIG” races. Picturing ourselves crossing the line a mere few millimeters in front of our rivals and claiming our medal/jersey/flowers in front of our […]

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Coach’s Corner – Being Yourself

While I was growing up in this sport, I focused a lot on other athletes. I focused on what they were doing, what they looked like, how big/small they were, and what equipment they were riding. I became obsessed with my body image, changing how I acted and looked, and doing what I saw others […]

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Coach’s Corner – The Concept of TIME

Anytime I think about “time” I usually get some bad rendition of Time is on My Sideby the Rolling Stones or Fly Like an Eagle by Seal stuck in my head for what seems like an eternity. Walk around with those, or any song about time, stuck in your head all day and you’ll most certainly hate the […]

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Coach’s Corner – You Are What You Eat

What’s better than a good burger, tacos, or fries after a ride…am i right?! It tastes so good. All that sugar, fat, and sodium just pumping through your veins, to give your body what it needs to rebuild and refuel. And then when you get home, you are so exhausted and tired you just can’t […]

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Coach’s Corner – How Bad Do You Want It?

Who doesn’t love a little football player training montage, mixed with some music from the Friday Night Lights movie? Add in a speech on what it really means to want something and you’ve got a first class reality check. Let me tell you about my experience after I watched this video. The first time I […]

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Coach’s Corner – A Griswald Christmas

Holiday season got you down? Well at least it’s you’re not having a Griswald style Christmas! Well, hopefully you’re not! This is video is a clip one of my favorite scenes from National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, where they discover a squirrel hidden away in their obnoxiously large Christmas tree. Now I’m all for over decorating […]

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