Jul 31, 2020
This week the EuroCross Academy class is joined by Tim Heemskerk one of the performance coaches for Jumbo - Visma and Kelsey Erickson the Executive Director of Athlete Health and Wellness for USAC. Tim talks about how American riders should use training blocks when in Europe. Kelsey's talk is about the programs USAC...
Jul 24, 2020
This week at the academy we were joined by Karen Ramakers from Telenet Baloise and Stu Thorne from Cannondale Cyclocrossworld. They talk to the campers about their team structure and operation and what they look for in young riders. Hint: It's coachability.....our character topic this week.
Jul 17, 2020
This week on EuroCross Academy summer sessions companion podcast we bring you Gerben de Knegt the Dutch national coach for mountain and cyclocross. He tells us what REALLY makes the Dutch system special. Hint: It's not a training drill. With Gerben is Puck Pieterse, at 17 she finished top 5 in a Women's elite race...
Jul 10, 2020
This week the class was joined by Niels Vandeputte from Alpecin. He talked about goals as a young rider, reviewed some video from CX U23 Worlds and is generally a really cool guy. Then Roger Aspholm discusses what is Grinta and how is it different from Sisu. Key ideas for pushing forward.
Jul 3, 2020
We go into week 2 of EuroCross Academy with talking about discipline. To talk about this topic we were joined by three of the strongest women in the sport of cyclocross. Lucinda Brand, Shirin van Anrooij, and Rebecca Fahringer! Lucinda and Shirin talk to "campers" about their specific training and Rebecca gave some...