About 6 weeks ago I got caught in a bad crash on a group ride and sustained a concussion. While getting my bell rung doesn’t make me an expert on concussions, I’ve learned a few things that might be helpful in the event you’re ever in a similar spot. Here’s what I’ve learned.
How exactly do you race better? Coach Sam Bassetti and myself have put together this flow chart to highlight a few nuggets that might just get you over the hump and in the win column in your next race.
We admit it, we’re pretty terrible at social media, so here’s where that admission leaves us.
Number 1: In general, we feel the less time we spend on social media, the more time we have for the other parts of life that matter most.
This past summer, on a recent family trip, I went without Wi-Fi or cell coverage for a full seven days. Camping in the dirt, eating S’mores, reading books, and not checking news or email once.
For most of my life reading has been a chore. I blame school. Book reports, essays, and multiple choice questions all turned reading into a means to an end. My “end” was ensuring my GPA stayed high enough so my parents wouldn’t stop paying for my car insurance. I always wanted to “read for fun”, school just seemed to make it impossible.