Topic: Chris Carmichael

Health-Conscious Travel Means a Happy Vacation

By Chris Carmichael As a coach, one of the most stressful parts of a major competition is keeping the athletes healthy on the way to the venue. Ironically, when athletes push themselves to the point where they’re in peak competitive fitness, they’re also teetering on the edge of coming down with an illness. It doesn’t…

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Weekend Reading: Your Thanksgiving Challenge!

This week I struggled to find the motivation to get out and ride. The weather wasn’t bad; actually it was pretty good for November in Colorado. But even with the sun out and temps in the 40s, I just didn’t feel like going out. Even though I’m typically the one doing the motivating around here,…

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Weekend Reading: In Support of Ludicrous Goals

If you haven’t already seen it, I highly recommend finding a showing of “Rising from the Ashes”, an outstanding film about the effort to build a Tour de France-caliber cycling team from Rwanda. One of my 7-Eleven teammates, Jock Boyer, has been working on Project Rwanda for several years, and CTS Coach Dave McIntosh is…

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