After two week of racing at home in Texas and Oklahoma, it was time for the Big Show. Returning to sacred ground of American Cyclocross Lore, the 2018 USAC Cyclocross National Championships v2.0 was set to take place the following week. With inclement weather on the horizon, it remained to be seen what the course would be like and who would be rising to the top step.
Nationals is always a crap shoot. We train from May/June all for the big goal on January. Along the way you dodge sickness, build form, avoid mechanicals & a host of other problems that arise... Coming into this weekend I was in good shape. My legs felt good. I was confident in my bike driving. And I felt like the practice I put in all year readied me for the race this weekend. Nationals is JUST another race but it's also THE race people look at the most.Read More
After competing in my first Elite National Championships in Asheville last January, I left North Carolina with the singular goal of making it back to “the Big Dance”. Now I was looking forward to bettering myself against some of the nation’s best ‘crossers!Read More
I had already spent most of the week reading, listening and watching any information about the course at the Biltmore Estate. The one thing that I could be sure of was that it would be the most challenging race of the season.Read More