Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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“Cycing is like cross country mixed with NASCAR. You’ve got people putting 110% effort for hours on end riding bikes that cost thousands of dollars. It’s amazing!” -A Very Excited Cedar Hill Race Festival Attendee This passion and enthusiasm is shared by the entire Jesuit Cycling team, who has competed in two races so far this year. The Jesuit Cycling team...
“How many sports are there where a high school coach can race with his teammates and be competitive? I honestly can’t think of any sport other than this one...” -Andrew Armstrong ‘01 Coaches usually surpass their athletes in skill, experience, strength, and every other way. The fact that Coach Armstrong’s cyclists have risen to his skill level doesn’t reveal...
The cyclists fly past expansive fields of assorted crops that dot the unfamiliar landscape surrounding them. A whipping wind directly strikes their faces, forcing not only the competing bikers but also the surrounding trees to lean at an unnatural angle. Atop their swift steeds, the competitors crank their pedals, causing the worn wheels to roll over the alien asphalt quicker...
In most sports, one team usually gets the home court advantage. The stands are packed and the field is familiar; the air is always electric at home games, with loud cheers and chants from the crowd, encouraging their team to fight for victory. However, cycling usually lacks that classic home court edge, as each racer is as relatively unacquainted...
Boarding the team's inaugural flight to the out-of-state race, the Jesuit cycling team soared thousands of feet in the air, instead of their usual two wheels on the ground. The team traveled to the Valley of the Sun race weekend, consisting of a time trial, road race, and criterium, on February 12-14 respectively in the Phoenix, Arizona area. Wednesday The...
“BEEP BEEP BEEP” the incessant alarm clock blares into the ears of Jake Ingram ‘17 at the way-too-early hour of 4:30 am on Saturday, February 6th. He determinedly hopped out of bed and into his car, his mind focusing on his goal for the day: win the scholastic road race at the Cedar Hill Race Festival. Ingram and the...
Her legs burning from the incredibly high-intensity race, Lauren Stephens of Team TIBCO Silicon Valley Bank looks up from her handlebars to see the over 100 person field full of the best cyclists from around the globe at the 2015 Women's Cycling World Championships in Richmond, VA last September, Stephens representing the United States of America at the race....
Struggling to keep balance as their knobby tires rush over roots, rocks, sand and other insane terrains, the Jesuit Mountain Bike (MTB) racers fly down steep descents and sprint up long heartbreaking climbs all around Texas, getting faster with every passing ride they finish. The Jesuit MTB team raced on challenging courses in Waco on Sunday, September 27th and...

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