Keegan Swenson, an 18 year-old mountain bike rider and road racer from Park City had a year that for almost anyone would be the pinnacle of their career. But we think this is only the beginning. Swenson (Cannondale Factory Racing). The young rider started off the year with two wins in the national level Kenda Cup and US Cup in California in the junior category. He quickly followed that up with an incredible second place at the Pan-Am Championships in Puebla, Mexico.
How did the bomb that was dropped by the United States Anti-Doping Agency impact guys like Levi Leipheimer, a long-time teammate of Armstrongs? What would happen to David Zabriskie, a Utah native who has established himself as one of the world’s best time trialists? Both confessed to using banned performance enhancing drugs and methods as part of the investigation into Armstrong and the U.S. Postal Service team.
For Lance Armstrong – the no-longer 7-time winner of the Tour de France and once the poster child for succeeding against all odds – the crumbling of his empire came after years of denials and more than 1,000 pages of evidence compiled by the United States Anti-Doping Agency.
To most, Lance Armstrong was a cyclist — a 7-time Tour de France winner. To millions more, however, Armstrong is hope. He represents – or, perhaps, represented – hope that cancer was not the end. That the disease did not have to mean all was lost.
Salt Lake County Parks and Trails Bond Passes – Ensures Completion of Jordan River Parkway and PRATT Trail
On Tuesday, November 6, Salt Lake County Proposition 1 passed 178,226 to 138,801. The bond will provide funding for the completion and maintenance of several parks, and more importantly for cyclists, funding for the completion of the Jordan River Parkway and the PRATT Trail.
By Cari Junge My gift to you this Holiday Season is a ‘simple’ formula designed specifically to create your own 12-month training plan for 2013! Why do you need a Training Plan? Today’s triathlete tends to be driven by the thrill-of or gains-from competition, and the first rule for performing at your best is planning. […]
Salt Lake City — A free map of the Jordan River Parkway Trail system is now available online and at several locations, designed and printed in partnership by the National Park Service’s Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) program, Jordan River Commission, and Salt Lake County. “It has been a pleasure to assist Salt Lake […]