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Tokyo is Wrapping Up

Hello everyone. My Paralympic adventure is coming to as close. Today I will head to the village for Closing Ceremony. Since my last update I have completed two more races the Time Trial on 31 August and the Road Race on 2 September. The time trial was my key event it (besides the pursuit on the track) was what I had been training for. We knew it would be very difficult race for me due to how my body works...

Race Day Tokyo 2020

round. Photo by Casey Gibson Hello everyone, today was race day. I competed in the 3km Individual Pursuit on the velodrume. It was a hard day in many aspects. We had some problems with the front end of my bike which caused a delay in my qualifying. This was a very stressful time. I could have been disqualified because my bike was not ready to go. I am grateful that Team Australia was understanding and that the officials gave our team...

One Week To Go

Today I looked at the calendar and realized next week at this time I will be on my way to Tokyo. It’s crazy to think that it will be in here so quickly. I returned Wednesday last week 3 Aug from our final team prep camp. This camp went extremely well and I could not be happier with were I am sitting right now, things have really come together these last couple months.I am thankful that my coaching team has...

My first National Titles

Pic with 2 of my 3 gold medals and national champions jersey Waiting for the start of the road race Pic of all the national champions for the weekend Attending National Championships was an adventure from the very beginning. It all started with a thirteen-hour road trip from Fontana, California to Boise, Idaho, all of which with wife and dog in tow. This season has been anything but simple as my health has been unpredictable with multiple infections...

Final Prep Camp Tokyo

Well just wanted to put out a quick update. TeamUSA ParaCycling is well into our last prep camp before we head to Tokyo. I attended a few days of the road camp in Solvang before transition to Carson Ca to train for 7 days on the velodrume. It was great to have the entire team in one place for a few days, we got to catch up with some teammates we have not seen since Covid hit. I have 2...

Nationals

Today im sharing a positive stamp in my life as i came out to Nationals Championship as a qualifier and now classified as a PTS3 in paratriathlon. it was an awesome experience to be here and represent team possabilities it has been heart and sweat put into getting here working hard to get stronger everyday, now with mix emotions and a bitter sweet feeling i feel like my tank has plenty of gas left . Unfortunately i got DQ do to rookie...

Less than 50 days left

We have less than 50 days left until the Tokyo Paralympics and the excitement and nerves continue to build as we get closer! After a very long selection process, I can officially say that I have been selected to play and represent Team USA in the 2020/21 Paralympic games where we will be defending our goal medal in women's wheelchair basketball. We have one more training camp and then head out to Tokyo August 17th. We received our schedule and...

First Tokyo Prep Camp Complete

Hello Everyone, I wanted to give you a quick update on how my final month of Tokyo prep is going. I spent 6-10 July at the Velodrume in Carson, CA. Here we conducted a Team Track Camp, this consisted of two sessions each day. I was very nervous about camp because it had been almost two years since I had ridden the track. I had no idea what to expect. My coach put together a great training schedule and we...

My First World Championships

After a great performance at the world cup in Belgium I was selected to my first world championships with Team USA. The competition would be held in Portugal from June 9-13. In Belgium I was in great shape and ready to see what I could do against the worlds best but my health had other plans. I had an infection that took its toll on me and my fitness began to drop right before...

Paralympic Cycling Trials

The time trial for the opportunity to represent Team USA in Tokyo at the Paralympic Games is finally here. It has been a long journey and a lot of my friends and family have sacrificed so much for me to be able to go for this goal. I have a passion for riding my bike and getting faster but, a passion without that support is nothing to me. My wife has been there from day 1 and has seen me...