London. The host city for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. The land of British Cycling. And the site of my first world cup. For 13 months I worked my ass off to make this happen. Over $20,000.00 later, I’ve gotten to my first world cup. This is not how I wanted to go to my […]Read more "That Magical Place Called London"
To start things off, I’d like to nip a couple of things in the butt. I’d like to address the numerous questions I’ve been asked regarding the world cup team that was selected for the first round of UCI track world cups in Guadalajara Mexico. I realize no announcement was made from USA Cycling on […]Read more "Stepping down from World Cup I and the 2014 Los Angeles Grand Prix"
I posted this on my Facebook athlete page (http://facebook.com/missyericksontracksprint) a while ago, but I never managed to get around to writing another blog post. I wanted to thank you all for everything you’ve done in supporting me through the last year. It’s been an incredible. Thank you so much for your donations, and making every […]Read more "Thank You for 2013/2014"
Grab a snack and maybe a water bottle. This is a long one. Day One – Team Sprint My first race day was the women’s team sprint. Last year I was part of a national record team, that took 4th place, just missing the podium, and this year, I wanted revenge and to bring home […]Read more "2014 Pan Am Championships and….?"
This elite national championships was the first “big event”, I haven’t been 100% prepared for. Physically, I’m not tapered like many of the other athletes. With the 2014 Pan Am Continental Track Championships taking place in just a few weeks, we’ve taken the approach to prepare completely for that event, being the first Olympic Qualifying […]Read more "2014 US Elite Track National Championships Recap"
In a few days, I’ll be getting on a plane for my first trip to Rockhill, South Carolina, for the US Elite Track National Championships. Last year, I competed at the Elite Timed Nationals, and I skipped Mass start, for a chance to race over in Germany for two weeks, and then up to Canada […]Read more "Looking Ahead…"
I’ve been home for a week now, settling back into life, enjoying the 4th of July, and I was even able to pick up my brother from the 29 Palms Marine Base here in California, and give him a much better weekend than he would have there. We toured the USS Iowa battleship in the […]Read more "UCI Festival of Speed"