I drove back to Oudenaarde in silence, considering the highs and lows of the journey I had just completed. In that moment, I was glad the season was over.
When I first arrived in Belgium, the place was a bustling with racers and energy. Now, the halls were dark, the rooms empty, and the last week in Belgium was suddenly there before me.Read More
After a week on the east side of Belgium, it was back to the old haunts of West Flanders. With just a few weeks of racing remaining, the season is hurtling towards it's conclusion. But there is still plenty of lessons to be learned and little victories to be earned.Read More
More than results, I've reminded myself that this dive into the deep-end of European racing is about trying to find new boundaries and push the bar higher, making this my new "normal"... and while I was disappointed to miss out on an opportunity to finish on the lead lap, I was happy to add a few more notes to my "Journal To Suck Less" later that night.Read More
After the Nommay World Cup, I had every intention of racing the Internationale Cross in Rucphen, Netherlands and the B-Race in Assende, Belgium the next weekend... While it wasn't planned, I jumped at the opportunity to get more experience at the World Cup level, and by Tuesday I was registered for the race.Read More
The air was still, the mood tense, and when the light switched to green, we blasted off the line... Dismounting my bike, I made my way up the stairway and ran the first muddy chicances. You're in the game now.Read More
It’s hard to believe that 2017 has already come to a close... This season hasn’t just included lots of racing, but also, meeting new friends, spending time with family, and of course, new adventures... There’s still plenty of room for improvement, which leaves open many opportunities in the coming year.Read More