I also got to ride through the finish chute with Hilary and share a congratulatory hug after she completed the short course event....her first fat bike finish ever! Then Brendan, Tom, Pam, Danielle and all my favorite friends started rolling through the finish with big smiles on their faces.
I was filled with so many emotions. Buzzing excitement about the race and fat biking in general. Overwhelmed with gratitude for all the support I received this season. Sad that the season was over, yet relieved to be able to relax and take a mental break.
I was also elated to have accomplished my goal of winning the Great Lakes Fat Bike Series, but mostly I was so happy to have been able to race with this amazingly talented ladies all year long! More on this later.
Congratulations everyone on an incredible season, you should all be very proud. We are all collectively a part of a pretty special revolution. Just think...some day we'll all be able to say we participated in some of the first fat bike races ever!
|Photo Credit: Jenny Scott|
Anna, Danielle, Me, Jill, Chelsea