The real deal is that I was racing like a crazy animal and go! go! go! non-stop pretending that I really don't have a whole lot of other life going on besides racing. Eventually it caught up to me like it usually does and I crashed down like a ton of bricks. So yep, some time off the bike and some adjustments to the race schedule were on tap. Now I am refreshed, revived and just finished up a couple back to back weekends of awesome MN CX.
Last weekend was Green Acres CX weekend. When they announced that this would be a 2 day event this year I was totally stoked. Honestly when it comes to cx course difficulty and atmosphere nothing really gets close to Green Acres around here. It's probably the closest thing to Jingle Cross in my opinion. Now Sports does an exceptional job putting on a race and who doesn't love free food, beer and mud?
|Thanks Todd Fawcett for the photo -dirty, lovely, cross|
|Thanks Todd Fawcett for the photo --- heading up the massive climb.|
|Me, Jen, Corey|
Which happened yesterday!!!! Eek!
|SABIOPHOTOGRAPHY.COM with Kelly|
MN CX racing for women is definitely on the rise and these days it's hard to predict the podium and that is what makes racing so awesome. I feel incredibly fortunate to have these women as friends and to be able compete against them week in and week out. We continue to raise the level and make each other better racers. This is just the beginning.
Huge thanks to Carlos Sabillon for capturing some amazing images. He is one of the very best and I am always amazed by his work!
|SABIPHOTOGRAPHY.COM at Erickson Bros Tree Farm|
Also, a massive amount of gratitude goes out to my coach Matt with CTS. We did this in just 1 year! Do not put limits on your dreams!! This past month has been a bit of a struggle for me....and rising up to the top step yesterday was a true testament to his coaching greatness.
|SABIPHOTOGRAPHY.COM with Terra and Jen|