Tag - Paralympic hopeful

Alfonso’s 2018 First Nationals

Thanks to Team PossAbilities I was able to go to my very first USA National Road Race and Time Trial Championships. Here is a little recap of how my race went. Despite the humidity it was an experience of a lifetime that I will forever cherish. First stage of Nationals, the Road Race, I earned 4th place in an intense and challenging race with many hills and chances to catch some really high speeds. The start of the race was [...]


Back to back PossAbilities Triathlon and Redlands Bicycle Classic

Thank you to my sponsor PossAbilities at LLUMC for putting on awesome events back to back the 16th Annual Adult And Kids Triathlon and Redlands Bicycle Classic these are two very special events that allow people of all abilities to race for fun and compete. Special shoutout to Cotie Williams and Pedro Payne for working hard on setting up these awesome events back to back. I am very greatful to have been able to compete in both and had [...]


Alfonso’s Piru 20k Time Trial

All glory to God. Another great race at Piru 20k TT this past weekend. Despite being sick for the past two weeks and my front derailleur dropping the chain on the last hill going into head winds this being the hardest part of the Time Trial as you are already exhausted but keep going trying to maintain that pace you are aiming for. I was able to quickly recover and put the chain back on the chain ring as [...]


Valley Of The Sun Stage Race 2018 Team PossAbilities on all podiums

My first professional stage race of the year as a Loma Linda Team PossAbilities Athlete in the Paralympic Training Program. When all was said and done I earned 1st place Time Trial, 2nd place Road Race, and 1st place Criterium. All my hard work in training and lifestyle changes paid off thanks to God. Very grateful and honored to be part of an amazing team. I was very strong raced well among a field of great competitive athletes from all [...]


2017 – The Year In Review

Dear PossAbilities readers, another year is coming to an end, and what a great one it was! The idea is to always keep moving forward and that goes for anything in life I would say. During the winter time I did a lot of surfing, a couple days snowboarding and worked on my base fitness for the upcoming season. In March was the year opener, a banger in the form of a podium at the PanAmericans in Sarasota, Florida! That was good preparation [...]