Began bicycle racing in high school in Michigan..toe straps, friction shifters. 25-year Bend OR resident. Two-time Oregon state hillclimb champion. US Masters National XC ski champion, World Masters XC ski multiple medalist. Aspire to produce a few more watts this season and have fun racing. Most memorable training ride: La Marmotte in the French Alpes. Includes Alpe D'Huez, Croix de Fer, La Mollard, Col du Telegraph, Col du Galibier, back down the Lauteret pass to Bourg d'Oisans. 200km with 5000m climbing. Always learning more about how the body works to improve my massage therapy practice and enhance my physiological understanding and ability.