2013 by the numbers

2013 was one hell of a ride… 79 race days.  About 1 race every 4.5 days.  It’s something I didn’t plan but rather just let unfold as the year rolled on.  Here is 2013 by the numbers:

10 countries: Canada, USA, Austria, Germany, Mongolia, Japan, Malaysia, Australia, Taiwan, Dominican Republic. 

79 Total Races:

63 Mountain Bike Races

  • California XC: 1 day
  • Sea Otter (California):  2 days
  • Whisky 50 (Arizona):  2 days
  • Salty Dog 6hr Enduro (BC): 1 day
  • Nimby 50 ( BC): 1 day
  • Alpen Tour (Austria): 3 days
  • Bike 4 Peaks (Germany-Austria): 4 days
  • Test of Metal (BC): 1 day
  • BC Bike Race: 5 days
  • HighCascades 100 (Oregon): 1 day
  • TransRockies (BC-Alberta): 7 days
  • Canadian Marathon Champs (Quebec): 1 day
  • Mongolia Bike Challenge: 7 days
  • Otaki 100 (Japan): 1 day
  • Mt Fuji XC and CX: 2 days
  • UCI Marathon Series (Malaysia): 1 day
  • Langkawi International (Malaysia): 6 days
  • 24HR World Solo Champs (Australia): 2 days
  • Crocodile Trophy (Australia): 9 days
  • Hellfire Cup (Tasmania): 4 days
  • JetBlack 24hrs (Australia): 2 days

 

16 Road Races: 

  • Tour of Dominican Republic: 8 days 
  • Rouge Roubaix (Lousiana): 1 day
  • Grashopper (California): 1 day
  • Cascades Classic (Oregon):  5 days
  • Taiwan KOM: 1 day

 

4 Solid Crashes:

  • Tour of Dominican Republic– Stage 7: Road pile up resulting in a bicep chainring scar.
  • 2x BC BikeRace– Stage 2 and 3: Concussion/leg contusion.
  • World 24hr Solo Champs: Dislocated shoulder.

 

*12 wins

*10 stage races

*2 flat tires (Thanks Maxxis for the Ikons and CrossMarks)

*1 broken chain  (Thanks SRAM XX1)

*1 DNF (BC Bike Race)

*13 laung haul flights (not including connections)

*3* legit Strava KOM’s outside of racing. *could be more but too busy riding to do the research.

*3 Course records (Canadian Marathon Champs, Salty Dog 6hr, Japan Otaki 100)

*1 National title

* Under 3 full months at home in Victoria.

*11 months raced in (January the lone exception)

* 1 great year travelling with the Kona boys and girls:  Barry, Kris, Spencer, Dave, Helen, Wendy.  Thanks for the goodtimes on the road!

I’m sure there’s more numbers to be calculated but thats enough Math for a mountain biker in a day. 

Huge Thanks to my sponsors for making all these numbers happen:  KONA, Wild Mountain, Freewheel Cycle, Russ Hayes Bike Shop, Nourish, Balance Point Racing and my bosses Lindsay Wadsworth and Daniel Vanderswan at Integrity Reclamation Services for giving me work whenever I’m around.

Over and out from the depths of  frozen Northern Alberta!

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