NICKNAME
DUFF

HOMETOWN
Burlington, ON

DAY JOB
Personal Trainer Specialist (owner of www.Fit4Adventure.com)

YEARS RIDING
34 years

PRIMARY RIDE STYLE
XC Mountain BIke, CX (gravel & adventure)

FAVORITE RIDE PLACE/ROUTE
I have too many favourites! Kelso, Turkey Point, Hydro Cut, Hardwood Hills, Copeland Forest, Durham Forest, Puslinch, Dufferin Forest, 3 Stage

FAVORITE POST-RIDE FOOD/DRINK
BEER - Corona or Sol

CLIMB VS. DESCEND?
I love to climb - it's a love/hate thing! Love the challenge of a long demanding climb or super steep climbs with rocks & roots

DREAM RIDE
New Zealand, Whaka Forest - The Redwoods, The Old Ghost Road, Great Lake Trails

FULL LYCRA, Y/N?
Yes

DREAM RACE/EVENT
BC Bike Race - training now for July 2018

I LOVE RIDING WITH
My husband Peter

QUOTE/MOTTO
Into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul

WHY DO YOU RIDE?
Enjoyment, fitness, challenges me (physically & mentally), friendships, flow, coaching, race, being out in nature, stress release, makes me happy, free my mind, focus

SKILL YOU WISH YOU COULD MASTER BUT HAVEN’T (YET)
Super steep drops with rocks & roots, drifting

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