Jade Wilcoxson (Optum-KBS) at Sea Otter Classic

Jade Wilcoxson – Year Two and Still Winning

Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategy’s Jade Wilcoxson is continuing her winning ways. Wilcoxson not only won the opening crit stage at the Sea Otter Classic but also the next day’s road race stage. She finished the Sea Otter Classic with a 3rd overall and the Sprint jersey. “Sea Otter is training for Gila,“…

Rachel Heal and her Optum-KBS team meet prior to a stage at the 2012 Tour of the Gila

Rachel Heal: Team Focused and Risk Taker

Bruce Bochy, the manager of the San Francisco Giants, had to make several risky moves on the road to two MLB World  Series Championships in three years. Three years ago, Bochy started a rookie, Buster Posey, in the critical catcher position. Posey went on to become Rookie of the Year. Last year Bochey gambled  again…

Tetrick Wins San Rafael Twilight Crit

Easily the most aggressive rider at the 2012 San Rafael Twilight Criterium was Alison Tetrick of Exergy TWENTY12. She was either off in a solo break attempt or chasing down the numerous break attempts by Vanderkitten-Focus riders. Tetrick was rewarded in her final solo attempt with an easy sprint win. Loren Rowney (Specialized-lululemon) finished in…

Vanderkitten-Focus Turn Disappointing News into Motivating Force

Recently, Jono Coulter, Technical Director, Vanderkitten-Focus, received disappointing news. His team did not receive an invite to the inaugural Exergy Tour. Coulter and his Vanderkitten-Focus team reached out to their fans via Twitter and Facebook. The team acknowledged their disappointment and embraced the support of their fans. Twitter: “Grateful for amazing support from VK fans…