Blog posts in Adventure Racing

"Race Across The Sky" Film Premier!

On Thursday, November 4th, the film about this year's Leadville Trail 100 mountain bike race will premier at the Paramount Theater in Denver. Called "Race Across The Sky," this promises to be even better than the movie they made the year before!

Biking Blind, the Leadville Trail 100

Wow. What a sufferfest! Racing the Leadville Trail 100 mountain bike race is easily one of the hardest things I have ever done; it's almost 15,000 feet of elevation gain, most above 10,000 feet.

Interviewed for Outside blog

As many of you know, I'm racing the Leadville 100 bike race in about ten days. Here's a recent interview I gave about this craziness to Outside magazine's blog.

Adventure TEAM Challenge race report

In late June, we held the 4th annual Adventure Team Challenge (ATC) and it was definitely the best race yet! If you missed my previous blog post, this is a two-day event where each 5-person team has at least two disabled athletes, one of whom is a wheelchair user.

Adventure TEAM Challenge around the corner!

In just a couple of weeks, 5-person teams from across the nation will converge on Leadville, Colorado for what is truly an amazing race. The 4th Adventure TEAM Challenge is a two-day event featuring trail running, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, rock climbing, rappelling, zip lines, and race orienteering. What sets this apart from other adventure races: each team has at least two disabled athletes, one of whom is a wheelchair user.

Registration Open for 2010 Adventure TEAM Challenge

Last summer, Erik and his team competed in the third annual Adventure TEAM Challenge, a 2-day multi-sport adventure race through the wilderness outside of Vail, Colorado. Erik helped found the race four years ago as a way for athletes with all kinds of challenges to get out and test their capabilities. Teams of five each include at least two disabled athletes, one of whom must be wheel-chair bound. The race has flourished, and now includes numerous members of the military, elite paralympic athletes and weekend warriors alike. The non-profit World T.E.A.M.

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