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Daniel Matheny: How do I find Balance?

The formation of our U19 regional program in Colorado Springs has been a labor of love and luck.  As Jay Hakala, our CS chapter lead, explained in his story, it was a series of fortuitous events and preparation that led to the right people being in the right places at the right time. Another key player in this story is coach Daniel Matheny--Summit coach and founder of Matheny Endurance.  He has been an indispensable part of the Summit story in CS, helping to bring the program to fruition and building a foundation of motivated young athletes in the community through his personal coaching business. With years of coaching experience, a background in exercise physiology, and a passion for nutrition and cycling, he has a unique...

Introducing Colorado Springs to the Summit Family

New for 2018, Summit Bike Club is adding a U19 program to the state of Colorado with a base in Colorado Springs. In bringing Summit to Colorado Springs, our goal is to provide local athletes with an educational experience and the support they need to be able to compete at the next level, while being on a nationally recognized team.  Also home of USA Cycling, the Colorado chapter will be led by Jay Hakala with coaching by Daniel Matheny and Russell Finsterwald. Daniel Matheny:  Founder at Matheny Endurance, USAC Level 1 coach and Pro MTB racer; competing since 1996 & coaching since 2004.  Philosophy rooted from experience in-the-trenches to real-world application of the science. Russell Finsterwald:  Russell has been racing mountain bikes professionally for 8 years. He…