It’s been a long journey. Four years ago I decided I was going to finish the Leadville 100. What had begun with the statement: “I could never do that” evolved into and obsession to prove to myself that I could, in fact, complete a one hundred mile mountain bike race in the mountains of Colorado.
Along the way I decided to chronicle my adventures. Those chronicles grew into a book.
Leadville or Bust is the story of how an average guy like myself could dream of, train for, and ultimately finish the Leadville Trail 100 mountain bike race. I had no sponsors. I had no money to throw at the problem. I had to rely on my own resourcefulness and the support of my family to achieve my goal.
Along the way I confronted failure. Many times I had to reassess my path and make course corrections on the fly.
It’s been a little over a year since my last visit to Leadville. I’ve been writing and rewriting. I’ve been searching for a means to get my story out to the world ever since. Getting my book published is a dream as big as racing my mountain bike. Check back for updates on progress as I work to get it from draft to published form.
Thanks for your interest!