I'm pretty pumped because its twice as warm here as in Sheboygan. Its 4 home and 11 here! Woohoo. Needless to say I'm getting pretty excited to be headed to Tucson soon. The race in Hendersonville will be the last of the 2013 season....unless I just happen to squeeze in one more in Chicago on the 21st of Dec.
|2 mile run!|
By the time Saturday rolled around I got motivated! Who knows why but I went with it....3 hours of jamming all within 4 miles of home? Again who knows why? But it was fun...
After watching the video again I realized that it was Saturdays morning viewing of the Koksijde WC that got me motivated!
Sunday I did the first of three local races. Isaac Neff proceeded to smash me at the Booty Cross in Madison, maybe I was tired from the 3 hour jam session, maybe I wasn't 100% motivated, but it didn't really make a difference. Even if I was on my A game the day belonged to Isaac.
|Norge Ski Jump in Background|
The next weekend was the Norge CX down in IL. What an awesome course! It was a little warmer too which helped. Technical, Off-Camber, with some good climbs and some good descents. Reminded me of a course you would find in Belgium. I scored the W.
The motivation from the W set me up for one good training day and just enough fitness to grab a little revenge. Isaac and I battled it out again at the State CX Championship this past weekend in brutally cold conditions and with 1/4 lap to go I attacked him on an off camber descent just before a tricky corner and the only climb on the course. It was just enough to get a 2 seconds gap and hold it till the finish. I think it was my first State CX title in WI!
|Early in the race trading pulls with Isaac. Must have been the bikes!|