Where are you from: Lafayette, Indiana
Where do you live now: Boulder, Colorado
Sponsors: Mafia Racing, Felt Bicycles, PBR Beer, TYR, Stan's No-Tubes, MAXXIS, and Fizik.
What 2010 XTERRA races are you doing: XTERRA West Champs, XTERRA South Central Champs, XTERRA East Champs, and XTERRA National Championships, XTERRA World Championships, as well as 3 XTERRA Global Tour races.
# Years Racing XTERRA: 8
Best XTERRA finish: 3rd 2006 Worlds.
Best discipline (swim, bike, or run): Swim and run.
2009 race results (all races): XTERRA Global Tour, Valle de Bravo, MEXICO - 1st Place, XTERRA USA Natl Champs, Ogden / Snowbasin, UT - 5th, XTERRA Northeast Champs, Sugarbush, VT - 2nd Place, XTERRA Northwest Champs, Coeur d'Alene, ID - 3rd Place, XTERRA Midwest Champs, Fort Custer, MI - 6th Place, XTERRA Southcentral Champs, Little Rock, AR - 7th Place, ITU CANADA National Champs, Kelowna, CANADA - 9th Place, Chicago Triathlon, IL - 12th, and XTERRA World Championships 8th (1st American).
University attended: Ball State University, architecture and environmental design.
Did you play sports in college: Varsity cross country, indoor and outdoor track.
If you have a regular job outside of racing, what do you do: Pro's Closet eBay consignment, architect.
2005: Placed 4th at Richmond, DNF’d in Keystone, and was the top American at the XTERRA USA Championship
2006: Finished 2nd at the first two races of the year in California & Alabama, was 7th in Richmond, 2nd in Utah, won his first championship race - the XTERRA United Kingdom Championship on Sept. 2., then won the XTERRA USA Championship, becoming the first American to ever win the race and the first American since Michael Tobin in 2000 to win XTERRA U.S. Pro Points Series. Placed 3rd, top American, at XTERRA Worlds in his first-ever attempt.
2007: Finished 4th at XTERRA New Zealand, 12th at XTERRA West, 6th in Alabama, 2nd in Richmond, won the Mountain Championship in Utah, was 7th at XTERRA UK, 5th at the USA Championship, 4th in the Pro Series, and 177th in Maui after a series of mechanicals on the bike.
2008: Placed 5th at XTERRA West, 20th at Southeast, 12th at East, 4th at Mountain (less than a minute behind race
2009: Placed 12th at XTERRA West Cup, 6th at the Midwest Cup, 3rd at Northwest Cup, 10th at Atlantic Cup, 7th at the South Central Cup, 2nd (his best of the year) at the Northeast Cup, won XTERRA Mexico, and was 5th at XTERRA USA Championship. Placed 8th at XTERRA Worlds and was the top American for 2nd time (also in ‘06).
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