Hometown Reading, PA Years Competing 19
Team Trek World Racing
How does FOX contribute to your success?
They help a lot. They do testing to make sure we are on the best possible settings ahead of time so that we're all set by the time we get to the race.
Tell us about your bike/vehicle setup.
Trek session with FOX suspension and Shimano components.
What else is in your garage?
Motorcycles and BMX bikes.
What's your training regimen?
I'm pretty focused, I do lots of riding and cross training.
Any major injuries, and how did you recover?
Luckily, none yet.
What's your typical pre-race/event meal? Guilty pleasure?
Something to give my body energy.
How do you determine which races or events to enter each year?
Aside from the World Cups, the fun ones like the U.S. Open and Crankworx.
What motivated you to get started professionally?
The challenge of racing the clock, the mountain, and yourself in Downhill.
What separates you from other professional athletes?
I'm younger than most of them.
What would you be doing if you weren't a professional athlete?
Maybe a truck driver.
What's the best thing about being a professional athlete?
Getting the support needed to win races.
What other sports are you interested in?
Motocross, water polo, and gymnastics.
Any advice to the readers dreaming to turn pro?
Follow your dreams.
What are your favorite magazines and websites?
Who is your hero?
Are you a Mac or PC? PC
Greatest strength My preparation
Most frustrating challenge Waking up early to go to swim practice.
06.14.15 Pushing the limits in Austria