It seems like cycling has found its way into my life at the most fortuitous times. I created the first cycling column at The Orange County Register in Southern California and began covering it. It simply changed my life. I met some of the most amazing people who raced for one reason: Their love of the sport. This is the story of covering racing in America from 1990-1996. READ AN EXCERPT HERE.
After a lifetime of chasing jobs to new cities, we found ourselves living in a place that just didn't fit. With my daughters quickly coming of age, we felt it was time to find the right place to raise them. A place we could really call home. So, we sold as much of our belongings as we could in a month-long Moving Sale, packed the rest in storage, bought a 10-foot pop-up camper and embarked on an 85-day adventure searching the American West for a place to plant our roots. READ AN EXCERPT HERE.
While covering the U.S. Olympic Cycling Trials in 1992, I first met a young rising star from Texas, Lance Armstrong. Over the course of the next few years, I covered Lance whenever he raced in the U.S., writing for the Austin American-Statesman as well as other publications. We cultivated a close professional relationship that included some exclusive interviews during his chemotherapy as well as afterward. My memoir gives a look at Lance before he became one of the most recognized athletes on the planet. READ AN EXCERPT HERE.