The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) is the world’s largest organization of sports medicine and exercise science professionals. At ACSM’s annual meeting in Denver, May 31-June 4, 2011, over 6,000 exercise scientists, sports dietitians, physicians and other health professionals gathered to share their research. Here are a few of the nutrition highlights.
With the USA Cycling Mountain Bike Cross Country National Championships just up the road in Sun Valley, Idaho, it came as no surprise that Utah was well represented at the starting line.
Mile 91: Dont believe the sign. Tanner Flat is anything but flat. This is the steepest section of the climb to Snowbird and has quickly become the favorite viewing spot for the Tour Fanatic. Pack a lunch and fill a cooler.
For the growing number of professional cyclists calling the state of Utah home, the upcoming Tour of Utah isn’t just another bike race its their bike race.
Bike Utah will be working with public safety officials around the state to distribute lights and education to those who are riding at night without them, and who can’t afford them.
Nevertheless, that crusher spirit of adventure and perseverance still lingers among bike racers. The desire to climb into the remote corners of the mountains still drives them to do the impossible. To ride the unrideable.
The Utah State Championship Series (USCS) visited Park City, once again, for the third race of the four race series. This time offering up a 50-miler to challenge their riders.
Chase Pinkham (BISSELL Pro Cycling): With the Tour of Utah as one of his favorite races, look for Salt Lake City resident Chase to display his climbing prowess on his home turf. In only his second year as a professional cyclist, Chase scored top ten finishes in both the time trial and road race at this year USA Cycling Professional Championships.
With its punishing climbs, unpredictable weather conditions and stunning scenery the Tour of Utah has established itself as a “racer’s race. Now, thanks to our 2.1 UCI status, professional cyclists from the top teams in the world will get to experience what riders throughout the state, the west, and the nation have known for nearly a decade: The Tour of Utah is Americas Toughest Stage Race.
The Collective needs your help finding youth to take mountain biking in the Wasatch. If you know of a group, after school program, and/or youth organizations that the Collective can partner with, please contact our Trips for Kids Director, Evan Mitchell, 801-200-3826. The summer is cooling down, but bikes are heating back up.Celebrate going back […]