Each one of us is an author. Each one of us has the gift of writing a story that has never been written, told, nor even imagined. We can choose to be passive writers, spectators in life, writing nearly as an afterthought, or we can write with intention – penning the purpose that shapes our lives, and choosing our future. I choose to write with a purpose. You can follow my bike adventures @loves_to_mtnbike. I am currently working on a book, “Taking Down the Giant,” about my experiences on the Tour Divide and hope that it inspires even one person do step out and do whatever it is that they set their hearts upon.
I am not a gifted athlete. I haven’t trained all my life, nor won any notable races. In fact, I wasn’t even supposed to be alive at this very moment, having been diagnosed with an advanced case of Lemierre’s Syndrome in 2010, barely surviving the ambush by the disease’s bacteria and living with the residual … [ Read More ]