Team Member Bios
Birthday: September 7, 1976
Years Riding: 10
Years Racing: 6
My 9-5 is spent as a Rotordynamicist designing Fluid-Film Bearings for Centrifugal Gas Compressors and solving Vibration problems in Turbomachinery.
My day dream:
Envision pure bliss mixed with a huge adrenaline high. Put a smile on your face you can’t wipe off. Find the center of your chi mixed with happiness. That is mountain biking for me.
I have always loved the outdoors. As a child I would run and hike and swim all over the
As I went off to college I traveled to a place that is magical,
The mountain bike learning curve was steep in SLO, and I embraced it. I spent 4-6 hours on my bike everyday I could. I was never bored. The terrain always gave me a new challenge to conquer and a new adventure to experience. I fell in love with mountain biking and I am still.
I pushed my XC bike to it’s limits. I broke multiple bike frames while in college. Good thing they were under warranty because I couldn’t afford much more. At one time my roommate traveled the NORBA Circuit while it was in it’s heyday.
First I had to graduate from college, so I could afford the expensive hobby. So I graduated and moved to
I love riding and cycling has loved me back. It has given me the confidence to trust myself and my abilities. I have become a better person because of it. Mountain biking is life changing.
No matter what level you ride at, just ride because it gives you more than you will ever realize. Every time you smile at the end of a ride think of what the bike does for your psyche. I know it pumps me with my drug of choice, endorphins all the time.
2009 SRC Champion