I am a Downhill & Enduro racer who has been riding mountain bikes for 26 years and racing for 20 years. I currently race at the Pro/Open class & Cat 1 levels.
I am an active cyclist in the community and regularly lead rides for local kids and adults who would like to get into the sport. I am also a Coach for the local high school mountain bike team. I have been networking around the bicycle industry since 1993, and try to give back by helping others who are interested in the sport I love. I currently provide constructive feedback to sponsors on product that I’ve tested and used, and try to give my input to help make the products better.
Companies currently sponsored by and previously worked with in the past include: Canfield Brothers (current,) Maxxis (current,) Azonic/Oneal (current,) MRP (current,) ODI Factory (current,) Manitou (current,) Spy Optics (current,) Six Six One (Current,) Royal (Current,) Hayes(Current,) Spinergy (current,) No Fear (Current,) Ice Toolz (Current,) GoPro Cameras (Current,) Fuel Clothing, Evomo, Motor Tabs, Nema, Clutch wipes, RB components, Kore Components, EVS Freestyle Watches, Division 26, & Intense Cycles.
I am also a well respected business owner in the local community. I am a member of the local chamber of commerce. I have organized the first ever mountain bike race for my community to help stimulate local businesses and bring recognition to the community. I enjoy networking
2014 Accomplishments: I raced 12 times in Japan this past season and did the whole national series in DH. I ended up as the 2014 National Champion. I also raced 17 times all over the United States this year and accomplished - California State Champion, Numerous 1st place & podium finishes & DSE Series Champion. Medal Tally for 2013:
1st Place - 6 times – N. California State Champion, Japan National Champion
2nd Place - 3 times
3rd Place - 1 times
4th place - 2 time – Pro/Open Class
5th Place - 2 times - Open Class
8th Place – 3 times – Pro/Open Class
Japan National Champion (2014)
U.S. National Downhill Champion 1st Place (2007)
California State Downhill Champion 1st Place (2014, 2013, 2011 & 2007)
Northern California State Champion 1st Place (2014, 2013, 2012 & 2010)
Nevada State Champion 1st Place (2009 & 2012)
U.S. National Championships, 4th Place (2008)
Sea Otter Classic 1st Place (2013)
Sea Otter Classic 5th Place (2010)
Northstar Series Champion 2010 & 2011 & 2013 & 2014
Total of 149 podium finishes 2007-2014
I am looking forward to another successful 2013 race season, where I expect to race 20 + races. Looking forward to applying for my USA Cycling Pro License. Looking forward to traveling to new places & Racing a mixture of both Downhill and Super D / Enduro.
I am training hard to have a good placing at the 2013 & 2014 U.S. National Championships in Angel Fire, New Mexico.