You probably already know that your performance depends a lot on how you fuel your body. Especially if youre trying to trim seconds off your time, or grams off your weight, nutrition is key. Here I've laid out some simple tips to remember when choosing your pre and post workout meals. This is a very... Continue Reading →
Pump (verb) Pumping is a strategy used to gain speed without pedaling. To pump, you do your best to unweight yourself while manuevering over a hill, and when on the downhill slope, become as heavy as possible. What I mean by this, is you push down when going downhill and lift up over a hill... Continue Reading →
In an emergency situation, it's easy to act fast without thinking.DO NOT LET YOURSELF DO IT. Calmly executed training saves more lives than panic stricken actions. Prepare yourself for the worst, and hope for the best. In the event of a serious injury, there are some things you need to do. STAY CALM - Panicking... Continue Reading →
Booter (noun) A booter is a jump designed to provide you with as much air time as possible given the landscape. A booter can be any style of jump, though they are most commonly built as step-ups, for added safety.
Shred (Verb) Shred is another word for ride, though it generally excludes the calmer styles of riding.
'Tis the best time of the year! Time for family gatherings, delicious home cooked food, old family traditions and Christmas cheer. Unfortunately for some of us, all of this can leave us a bit frazzled. Gifts need to be bought, wrapped, and delivered. Decorations need to be bought or unpacked, and hung. Lights are tangled... Continue Reading →
ALWAYS WEAR A HELMET Everyone knows that helmets save lives yet there are still people out there not riding in helmets and I don't understand it. Traumatic brain injuries are one of the most common injuries in action sports and though the technology in our helmets has increased drastically over the last few years, they... Continue Reading →
Stoke(d): A common word among skiers and bikers, stoke is a word meaning vibrating energy, or excitement. Ex. "Dude, I'm so stoked for the race this weekend!"