Pan Am Championships 2015

The thud in my left hip. That is what I'm waiting for. While I'm spinning on the rollers early in the morning, with my down vest and Team USA stocking cap on, my first goal of the day, before racing even gets started, is putting my hip back where it belongs, so that left leg [...]

Keeping the Dream Alive

After what seems like forever that I go without posting on my blog, now all the news hits at once. Yesterday, the team for the 2015 Pan Am Championships was announced via USA Cycling's website. I logged into my Facebook account, and the first thing on my newsfeed was an article posted just minutes before [...]

Post-Pan-Am-Depression

Walking into the track was incredible. Sure, it wasn't all decorated up, and it wasn't a world cup. It didn't have stands, a big jumbo-tron, or a loud-speaker system. But to me, that didn't matter. This was all new. My first international race, my first time racing at CNAR, my first USADA test, my first [...]

International Extravaganza Numero Uno

It's arrived. Tomorrow I will getting my first stamp on my passport, traveling to my first international race, first Pan Am championships, first use of my UCI  license, and first time pinning a number to my very own US national team skinsuit. What more could a girl ask for? The lead up to this race [...]