Archive for 2020

Sumatra- The Wild West of Indonesia

Sometimes life’s best adventures come out of nowhere. Two days after racing in the week long Langkawi International MTB Challenge in Malaysia, my Kona teammate Kris Sneddon and I were shaking hands at the Kuala Lumpur International airport. We had just wrapped up battling some of the Worlds top mountain bikers across the jungles of Langkawi […]

Update from Nepal #2

We are on day 48 of a Nation wide lockdown in Nepal as the Corona Virus cases have slowly crept up over 100, with 0 deaths. These numbers are stillshockingly low.  It’s a  mystery why, but it has everyone pretty relaxed, especially where we are up in the Solukhumbu region near Everest. This is my […]

Vacationing and Training in Thailand

Thailand: Travelling South to North Thailand is known for its beaches, tasty food and lady boys but it also has some descent riding as recently discovered.  After spending two weeks in January winter hiking in the Everest Region, Usha and I headed over to Thailand for 4 weeks of vacationing and riding to kick off […]

Lockdown in Nepal

After a winter of solid training across Thailand and Nepal, I was excited to head over to Spain to kick off the race year at the Andalucia Bike race in late February. Unfortunately a crash on the eve of my flight derailed that plan and left me with a couple weeks of recovery before getting […]

2020 Race Schedule

It’s always a fun task planning out the race schedule each season with so many great events out there across a variety of disciplines!  In 2020 the focus will be around going for a 4th straight World 24 HR Title in Australia, regaining the Canadian Marathon Title, and challenging other exciting endurance events such as the […]

MTB Kerala (South India)

Off season was rolling into it’s second week when the opportunity came knocking to take part in India’s first ever UCI ranked race, a 32 km XCO event in the South Indian province of Kerala.  It was a fully comp’d trip to a place I always dreamt of travelling too so after not much thought, off […]