This is one of the rare photos you’ll actually see of me in this feed, but I felt it was important to include it.
This weekend, I travelled to Alabama to open my 2014-15 cyclocross season at Team Magic CX. I’m starting the season as a Cat. 4 with zero points. My single goal is to race a masters championship race at Nationals and to be competitive. To do that, I have to earn enough points to cat up to at least a 3. And yesterday, I began the points hunt.
I chose to compete in two races, the Masters 35+ and Men’s Cat 4. I was able to pull away from the Masters field with two other dudes racing for 45+ honors, and ended up placing 1st (not pictured are the dudes in second and third because they held the podium ceremony while I was racing to 5th place in the 4s). This is the first race I have won since I was a junior. And it validates a lot about what I talk about in this feed — setting goals, pushing yourself, having fun, always exploring. Honestly, it felt great and I’m pretty stoked to not only support some racing in Alabama, but to take a strong first step to accomplishing my goal.
The Delta States Grand Prix kicks off in just a few weeks, and this feed will be FILLED with so many people trying cross for the first time, winning, covered in mud, shredding my courses, accomplishing their own goals and having a great time doing it.
That’s “libertatem ad explorare”; and that’s what Rouler is all about.
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