Before starting The Cycle Effect I never really kept going with anything that was hard, especially sports. I tried countless of them, each doing them for a couple months and convincing myself it was too hard or it wasn’t my “thing”. The first year I did The Cycle Effect I felt it was one of the hardest sports I’d ever tried. Every practice I was challenged more and more. One day I crashed and wanted to give up. I didn’t want to get on a bike. My parents didn’t let me quit so, as a typical eleven year […]
It all started as a possibility – that I might be selected as a coach to go on a three day Hut Trip with The Cycle Effect! I got invited to join the Hut Trip and was really happy! The idea of sharing a couple of days doing what we love, riding bikes in nature with some of the girls, coaching not only mountain biking but life lessons through our experiences and challenges, and meeting the other teams and coming together as a big family was really exciting.
The planning and the selecting began and I spoke with all of the […]