Tag - Para-Athlete

17th Annual PossAbilities Adult and Kids of all Abilities Triathlon

                I look forward to participating in this beautiful event every year April 28th 2019 was the 17th Annual PossAbilities Triathlon. This was my third year racing in and either winning first or second place in team relay. No matter how hard I am training for my race season whether I am training for PossAbilities Paracycle Race Series at Redlands Bicycle Classic stage race or USA Paracycling Nationals. I always welcome the challenge of working the triathlon into my training [...]


Looking forward to continued success in 2019

Grateful and honored to have been selected again to be part of Loma Linda University Team PossAbilites as a sponsored athlete. This will be my second year with the team as handcyclist in H-3 category. I had a great 2018 racing season thanks to the support from Team PossAbilites. I would like to give special thanks to Cotie Williams, Pedro Payne, Maria Garcia and my cycling coach Rick Babington. Looking forward to another great year with the team and [...]


Fiesta Island Time Trial Champion Alfonso Garibay

I closed out my racing season on Sunday October 14th 2018 by earning the Fiesta Island 20k Individual Time Trial Series Championship in the challenged athletes category which includes cyclist’s that pedal with their legs not just arm powered handcyclist’s like me. The series consisted of 5 races thru out the year. I raced in all of them not an easy thing to do considering other races in and out of the state of California where I live, life commitments, [...]


Pensacola Cycling Classic 3rd place overall H-3 Alfonso Garibay

Pensacola Cycling Classic on September 14-15 was my last stage race for my racing season. I was  my first time doing Pensacola Cycling Classic stage race and considering the level of competition that showed up to race. I am very pleased with my performance despite having made a few mistakes all the hard work and effort I put into my training kicked in and I performed just as I had trained. Mechanical issues and all. The first race was [...]


“A change of career”

Greetings to everyone that follows Team PossAbilities! For those who are not aware, please refer to my post “Gold Coast World Championships Series – The 2018 Finals”: The sport of triathlon is taking a back seat (not my decision), so I decided to change sports, and I’m reaching out to announce that. I’ve been in touch with the Brazilian Snow Sports Federation and I have news: I am getting into snowboard racing!! There’s an indoor competition happening in early November, an indoor [...]


September means school is back in session…but not before one last beautiful San Simeon cycling vacation is in the books! By Jenna Rollman

September has been a great month with lots of adventures, fun, and a new beginning for me as a college student! The summer is over but I went on one last camping trip at San Simeon State Park, cycling up and down California’s stunning central coast exploring new roads and revisiting favorite routes to take in the ocean’s incredible beauty while riding my handcycle! Ragged Point, the small coastal town of Cayucos, Morro Bay, and Montana de Oro State Park [...]


Coast to Coast

Feeling excited and blessed to able to race a few more times this year before my season is over.  Thanks to God.  I am able to continue and pursue my passion with faith, hard work, and dedication.  After taking a short break on my return from USA Cycling Para Road Race & Time Trial National Championships on June 13 & 14 at Augusta, Ga. where I raced against some of the best in Nation and in the company of World [...]


Summer Vacation is over, now it’s time to return to racing!! Team PossAbilities heats up the competition at the August Piru TT! By: Jenna Rollman

After enjoying a wonderful vacation in July exploring the natural beauty of Mammoth Mountain and North Lake Tahoe it was time to transition back into a competitive mindset and resume a more structured training regimen for the remainder of the summer. I hadn’t raced at all since the conclusion of the Paracycling National Championships in Georgia so my coach and I thought it would be a good idea to gauge my current fitness by going out to the Piru [...]