Cyclocross

Cycle-Smart Athlete Profile: Kim and Ben Coleman

This week, we sat down with Kim and Ben Coleman to discuss their unique situation as a bike racing couple with young children, and how they balance family with training and racing. Cycle-Smart coaches have a unique understanding of this balance, since most of us are both parents and competitive athletes as well, and we work hard with our clients to build programs and offer coaching that work best for their needs both on and off the bike. Here's what Kim had to say about working with Cycle-Smart: CS: Who is your coach and how long have you ...

Cycle-Smart Coach Profile: Michael van den Ham

Of the types of riders that race cyclocross, those that mark every course with a quiet intensity and a methodical approach are the most successful. Michael van den Ham, the Cycle-Smart coach who has represented Canada five times at the World Championships and who earned his second elite national championship this season, exemplifies that mindset. Here’s where the athlete meets the coach in his role with Cycle-Smart: Michael van den Ham coaches a young rider at Massachusetts 'Cross Camp. Photo Janice Checchio. ...