D.O.B. June 1975
Team: Giant Bicycles
Bike: Anthem X, XTC Advanced SL
Personal Motto: "When in doubt, scandinavian flick."
What’s in your I Pod: The Streets, Daft Punk, Beastie Boys, Shins.
Favorite Movies: Religulous, Any Tarantino, McQueen, Guy Ritchie, Coen bros,
Off the bike activities: Street and dirt Motos, XC and Backcountry skiing, Rally Car Racing, garage tinkering
I grew up racing mountain bikes with Team Decker (dad and brother Chris) from the age of nine. Ran XC and track in highschool, earning a scholarship at University of Portland, where I ran for four years (specializing in XC and Steeplechase) and earned a BS in Criminal Justice. Hung up the shoes in \'97 and began racing bikes in earnest that summer for the Mrazek/Deschutes Brewery team out of Bend. Shattered my back in 2000, healed for a year, made the Worlds team in 2002, and signed with Giant that fall. 2009 will be my 7th year with Giant and my 10th year as a pro. I still live in Bend Oregon, near my teammate Adam Craig and, more importantly, even nearer to several burrito shops and brewpubs.
Top 5 Career Highlights
2005 Elite National Road Champion
2004, 2005, 2006 Singlespeed National Champion
2007, 2008 Super D National Series Champion
2008 Singlespeed World Champion
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