Manage episode 377061308 series 2934738
Ever wondered what it’s like to race on the adrenaline-infused circuits of professional cycling? Join the ride as we roll into an engaging conversation with Skyler, a prodigious former pro-cyclist, who takes us on a tour de force from rugged mountain trails in Oklahoma to the UCI cross-racing championships in Europe.
Fasten your helmets as Skyler navigates us through his early encounters with mountain biking and road racing, the tough love that shaped his career, and the experiences he gained from the rigors of UCI circuit racing. These tales of his grueling transits and fierce competitions will surely get your blood pumping. All the while, we also explore the unique European racing styles, and how Skyler managed to keep pace with the best. Ever wondered how the pandemic affected athletes? Skyler opens up about the impact of COVID-19 on his career and his shift in focus towards coaching.
Finally, we cool down by discussing Skyler's newfound love for just riding. He shares how it serves as a stress-free activity where he can share quality time with his dad, capturing moments and helping others instead of constantly chasing results. We conclude our journey with a dash of tech talk as Skyler recounts his foray into 3D printing - from initial hiccups to running a successful Etsy shop. So, saddle up and join us on this thrilling journey from the racing circuits to podcasting studios, and even a 3D printing workshop. It's a ride you won't want to miss!