|Residence: Richmond, VA
Category 2 (Road); Category 1 (CX)
Racing Age: 30
Years Racing: 14
Strengths: climbing, domestique
Occupation: High School Health and PE Teacher
Race Bike: Raleigh Militis 2 , SRAM Force
Favorite Pro: Jens Voigt
Favorite Food: Pizza and Tostitos
Favorite Sports: Hockey. GO CAPITALS!!!
Favorite Quote: “The best pace is a suicide pace and today is a good day to die.” – Pre Fontaine
Personal Notes: My father has been racing ever since I was a young child. Some of my best memories are sitting on the top tube of his bike after races. I didn’t catch the cycling bug until I competed in my first cyclocross race when I was 15. I started racing road in 2001 while attending Virginia Commonwealth University. I’ve been teaching health and physical education in the Richmond area since 2006.
Do you train solo or with friend or teammates?
I trained solo for many years. Recently, I have been training with my girlfriend, Erin.
If you designed a bike, what would the headbadge design be?
A picture of Fred (my father).
Do you use a razor, electric, or wax?
Razor. . . I hate shaving.
What race are you most proud of?
2007 Cyclocross National Championships in Kansas City.
What musical artist do you currently listen to the most?
Do you prefer an energy drink or coffee?
Coffee by the gallons.
What is your favorite non-cycling magazine?
US Weekly. No joke!
Where is your favorite place to ride?
Blue Ridge Parkway in Central Virginia.
What is your favorite race?
Road: Battenkill; Cyclocross: Providence Rode Island Nationals 2005
What is one piece of advice for an aspiring racer?
You won’t be PRO.
|1st, TofAD – Schlitz Park Criterium, Cat 2/3|
|3rd, NoDa Grand Prix, Cat 2/3|
|3rd, Wilmington Grand Prix, Cat 2/3|
|4th, Poolesville Road Race, Cat 1/2/3|
|4th, TofAD – Commonwealth Classic, Cat 2/3|
|4th, TofAD – Fond du Lac Road Race, Cat 2/3|
|5th, Iron Hill Criterium Men’s Amateur Race, Cat 2/3|
|6th, Roanoke Twilight Criterium, Pro/1/2/3|
|8th, Air Force Cycling Classic Clarendon Cup, Cat 1/2/3|
|10th, Reston Town Center Grand Prix, Cat 1/2/3|