Archives for April 2003

Mary Grigson Interview

© April, 2003 Stephen W. Medcroft (all rights reserved) This article first appeared on cyclingnews.com in 2003. On Recovery from Overtraining Five-time Australian national champion two-time American national series champion, Mary Grigson, also happens to be an accomplished nurse. Last year though, she failed to see the warning signs of fatigue that later snowballed into a spate of poor form and bouts of depression, where she seriously considered throwing the sport away. But as Stephen… Read More »

Night Riding

© copyright July, 01 Stephen W. Medcroft (all rights reserved) A version of this article first appeared in Silent Sports Magazine (published and distributed in Wisconsin) in 2001. At night, on my mountain bike, I live in a twenty-foot bubble of light. The world disappears into blackness at its border. The trails are empty except for me. How far the next hill climbs is of no immediate relevance. Nothing exists beyond the reach of my… Read More »

Jeremy Horgan Kobelski Interview

© April, 2003 Stephen W. Medcroft (all rights reserved) This article first appeared on cyclingnews.com in 2003. On the menatlity of racing and what it takes to be a champion With pork-chop sideburns and a deep cycling tan, U.S. Cross Country National Champion mountain bike racer Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski carries his lithe frame with a laid-back demeanor that betrays his Colorado roots. A Denver native from a family with three children (one brother one sister), everyone… Read More »