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Racing Update

November 4, 2010

Last Saturday’s practice was great! We dialed in the bikes, double checked the gear, rode a few laps to make sure, and we’re traveling today. As I was putting my bike and gear on the truck to send it to California, I remembered the words of one of my coaching clients who needed to release […]

We’re Going To The Olympics!

January 29, 2010

Ruben Gonzalez (aka the lugeman!) will be racing on Feb 13 and 14.

Greetings From Salt Lake With Olympian Ruben Gonzalez

January 23, 2010

On the way down the mountain he told me that he was having fun (rather than being fearful) for the first time in his life (he’s 47 and been luging for 26 years)!

Coaching Ruben Gonzalez in Salt Lake City

January 21, 2010

Jon Owen and I spent a couple hours watching practice. Ruben slid well. He had no crashes. His technique, timing, and control are improving.