Nate King, a neo-pro cyclist for the Utah-based Competitive Cyclist Racing Team…
After giving birth to her son, Kirkham, Erica Tingey hadn’t spent much time on a bike. She thought her fitness was pretty much a thing of the past and didn’t really give much thought to her entry in Sport category of the Red Rock Rampage a couple of years ago.
Following in the well-worn slipstream of Utah’s legacy of top-tier cyclists, youngsters like Keegan Swenson and TJ Eisenhart are staking claim as the next big things in the cycling world to hail from the Beehive State.
It was considered the most challenging, most difficult and most demanding Ironman in North America. With brutal climbs on both the bike and run courses, Ironman St. George, in just three years, had earned a reputation as the ultimate test of endurance and training discipline
Started by cancer survivor Jeff Warren 11 years ago as a way to personally fight the dreaded disease and prove he was not about to slow down because of it, what has now become known as the Huntsman 140 is picking up momentum.
Throw in two trips up the Veyo Wall and a mind-crushing run through the scenic but grueling streets of St. George and it is little wonder Ironman St. George is considered by many as the most difficult event on the World Triathlon Corporation calendar.
Matt Bradley — a cancer survivor who lost a leg to the dreaded disease and refused to slow down as a result — was an inspiration to countless people in the Utah cycling community, at the University of Utah where he taught and among the civic and social causes he championed.