What is Everesting? It’s climbing the same hill over and over again until you climb the equivalent elevation as Mt Everest. Yes, that’s right, a mere 29,029 feet (8,848 meters).
Earlier this month Machines For Freedom and Dioscvri, two women-led brands, launched the Mystic Felines Collection. The collection celebrates empowerment and features a hand-carved block design on garments and gear.
Events like Life Time Her Summit are important for growing the sport we love and welcoming newer athletes. For those of us who have been biking for years, we tend to forget what it was like to be a newbie.
As a child my parents always instilled in me to stand up for what I believe in and if I see something wrong, speak up. I’ve embraced their teachings throughout my life. Sometimes it wasn’t popular, but more often than not it brought about change. I’m by all means not in the ranks of GretaContinue reading “Stand Up and Advocate for Change”
Many times young girls, especially those in a minority, don’t see themselves in sports like mountain biking, rock climbing, skateboarding, or surfing. Hayley Diep felt that way growing up. She didn’t see girls like herself participating in extreme sports on TV, in magazines, or even out in her neighborhood. As she grew older, she foundContinue reading “Extreme Sports Are for Girls, Too!”
About four years ago I was biking along when another cyclist came into view. Immediately I noticed her kit. It was colorful, unique and I knew I just had to have it. Fast forward to today and I own four Jules Threads kits…that’s jerseys, bibs, and matching socks. Gotta have the matching socks! That’s howContinue reading “Women’s Cycling Apparel for All Body Types”
In the past, whenever partaking in outside activities I’d rarely apply sunscreen above the eye line. All too often I’d start sweating and inevitably sunscreen would get in my eyes and burn. A few years back I underwent MOHS surgery to remove basal cells in two places above the eye line, just along the hairline.Continue reading “Sun Protection for the Endurance Athlete”
When you put thousands of miles on your bike each year unfortunately you see a fair share of accidents. Some are just minor road rash and others require a trip to the emergency room. Thankfully I’m the type of person that is levelheaded during a crisis and can help to take charge at the scene.Continue reading “Would you know what to do?”