With the 2014 race season well on it’s way to being wrapped up, I can’t help myself from reflecting on all the good times had and the many successes along the way. This year was one of my best races season’s yet and not just on the racing front but also personally. Each year I get the opportunity to grow as an athlete, travel the world while racing my bike and I also I get to meet so many amazing people and fans along the way. These are just a few of the reasons of why I love doing what I do so much. Thank you everyone for the support and love!
Below are a few pictures with captions:
Kicking the season off in the USA with some fast racing.
Coming back home to winter absolutely sucked after spending 3 months training in shorts & jersey weather.
Seeing my new Pfaff | Porsche Cayenne for the first time was more then memorable. I’m very grateful to have Pfaff Auto as a sponsor and be part of their family.
Getting involved with the Heart and Stroke foundation during my spare time at home. Health, well being and fitness can change the world for the better.
Getting back on the World Cup podium in Cairns finishing 2nd. The courses are reaching all new heights both technically and what they demand of you.
My European race campaign absolutely sucked but I quickly got over it and regained control for the later half of the season.
Isn’t this all athletes do anyways? Grocery shopping?
Although my legs didn’t come to the party in Europe my mind did and I still fought hard for every World Cup point.
Remembering why I started mountain biking in the first place. #fortheloveofbikes
Getting back to the basics in the Summer with a big block of training.
Representing Canada and finishing 2nd place at Commonwealth Games in Scotland was an amazing experience to say the least.
MSA is possibly one of the most fun courses to turn laps on.
Hitting the podium in Canada at Mont-Sainte-Anne World Cup.
What season wouldn’t be complete without good team mates that photo bomb you and also some quality recovery time of course.
France was an amazing place to end the World Cup season.
Capping off my best season ever in France by finishing 4th overall in the World Cup series.
Teamwork makes the dream work. #TrekFactoryRacing
Finishing the season off in Norway with a 6th at World Championships was perfect.
The off-season is a time to relax and enjoy after a hard fought season.
Sometimes the simplest of things can be the most relaxing after a long season. #FinallyHome
All smiles for 2014. I was healthy, happy, amazing fans and support, family and friends. So much love for everyone and thankful for everything.