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MUST-DO-LIST BEFORE BUILDING THE PUMP TRACK

A new member of Pump Track Nation shared this note from his wife:

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MAKE YOUR BIG, SCARY PROJECT SEEM LESS BIG AND LESS SCARY

Do you need to tackle a huge job but don’t know where to start? Maybe it’s a book, or a bike park, or enterprise software. When it comes to anxiety, all projects are the same.

Last year I attended a conference where I learned a simple way to make huge, time consuming and expensive projects seem smaller, quicker and more affordable. This will reduce your anxiety and help you get you started.

Check it out:

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May 21, 2015 : Posted In: Life with a capital L : Comments (0)


WHAT!? REST REALLY WORKS?


I preach proper rest, and I often tell my overtrained clients to just freaking’ take a break, but I’m not so good at following that advice.

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May 20, 2015 : Posted In: Life with a capital L,Skills/training : Comments (0)


STOP THE INJURY CYCLE!


When bike parks, long-travel bikes and technique errors mix, the results can be gruesome.

If you’re getting hurt a lot, please address the underlying issues. If your friends are getting hurt, try to intervene, but don’t be surprised if your friends don’t want help.

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March 30, 2015 : Posted In: Life with a capital L,Skills/training : Comments (4)


9 FOODS AN ATHLETE WOULD NEVER EAT?

Sobering info in this article at Men’s Fitness.

How do you rank on the garbage-eating scale?

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December 30, 2014 : Posted In: Life with a capital L,Skills/training : Comments (8)


BONE ON BONE BUT STILL ROCKING


A lot of you have heard me whine about my shoulders. Yesterday we got more bad news, and some good news, and we’re trying something new.

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September 26, 2014 : Posted In: Life with a capital L,Skills/training : Comments (12)


THE JOY OF NOT RACING


Last weekend was a big deal in Winter Park, CO. You had the Air Downhill, the Enduro World Series, the Slopestyle, some cross country and more I’m sure.

I didn’t compete at all. It felt strange, but it was good.

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A PERFECT DAY

Today I shared DH shuttle rides with a bunch of dudes in the hills above Florence, Italy. Them: No English. Me: No Italian. But we did reach a consensus.

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September 14, 2013 : Posted In: Downhill,Life with a capital L : Comments (1)


LIVING IN THE SWEET SPOT

As you might know, fun happens at the intersection of challenge and skill. Today I found the sweet spot on the Whale Tail at Valmont Bike Park.

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July 25, 2013 : Posted In: Life with a capital L,Skills/training : Comments (18)


THE CONNECTION BETWEEN YOGA AND CYCLING

Here’s a nice note from last weekend’s high school MTB coach training in Utah.

If you get into your wife’s yoga, maybe she’ll get into your biking!

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March 18, 2013 : Posted In: Life with a capital L,Skills/training : Comments (0)


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