Uh, that was a bad race! Just one of those races you need to put behind you
World Cup Mt. Sainte AnneAugust 7th, 2015
TravellerJuly 27th, 2015
The journey for the next round of racing has begun. I’m currently on the my first flight of the many that I’ll be airing within the next three weeks. Read the rest of this entry »
Engines runningJuly 19th, 2015
Okay, so I regret stating in my previous post, that getting back to a proper training rhythm feels weird, hard and awkward, since it became a self-fulfilling prophecy.
MidseasonJuly 13th, 2015
Straight from Geneva Airport to you! I’m on my way home to Copenhagen after having spend a week at Alpe d’Huez. Yes, the city of one of the most legendary climbs of the Tour de France, and I’ve ridden it myself many times. This time though, I didn’t do it even once, the reason being that the past week was holiday, a break from the structured training and racing schedule. Instead I’ve spend some time on my Enduro bike, riding downhill trails and shuttling back up by lift. My boyfriend plus friends have a yearly trip to this place because of the “Megavalanche,” the worlds largest mass-start downhill race. This year my boyfriend bought me an entry to the race too, which turned out to be a fun experience.
Back to international xc racingApril 27th, 2015
What racing spring has offered this year so far. From Cyprus to South Africa and Denmark latest Austria. Till now everything was in the “build-up” perspective and but still I’ve been feeling strong and like having a solid foundation for the upcoming season.
On the right trackMarch 3rd, 2015
There’s no way I could have asked for a better way to start my season! Read the rest of this entry »
Preparations runningFebruary 11th, 2015
Last week this was the view from my window. Just got back from a couple of weeks of training camp in Sierra Nevada in Spain and no, I did not ski!..
Season review 2014December 8th, 2014
It’s now almost eight months since my first race this year. The location was Cyprus and already I’ve been kickstarting my season here three times before. Every time it’s been great, and I think it’s much owed to the fact, that at this time of year the winter training has build up my shape, combined with the sun and the thrill of being back into racing. This year I wanted the racing on Cyprus to be a part of my training towards the Cape Epic. Even though the race on Cyprus only was a 4 day stage race (max 2,5 hours a day) and the Cape Epic is a grueling 8 days (4-5 hours every day) you still have to get into a rhythm of racing/recovering and being ready to repeat it the following day. I felt strong on Cyprus, even though I didn’t feel like I dug deep. For sure I rode fast, but I didn’t ride myself over the limit. I wanted to safe those extra percentages for later in the season. I’ve always been racing strongly this time of year on Cyprus, and then faded later in the season (before the season had come to an end). This year I wanted a different approach and it seemed to work. After Cyprus we made a little danish talkie-cam. If you’re not danish you won’t understand, but enjoy the pictures from Michal Cerveny
Pedalo vs. swimmerDecember 8th, 2014
What is actually the fastest way to cover 300 meters of open water? A pedalo motored by a mountainbikerider (me) or swimming (Lotte Friis)? That was the quest of the battle, when we met on a sunny day nearby Copenhagen. The battle was part of a friday night show being broadcasted this autumn/winter on national television. Tighten your shoe laces and take a look
Your Ride. Your Rules.November 28th, 2014
Specialized is increasingly putting more focus on women’s cycling, letting all kind of women bloom with their very different personalities and lifestyles. A brand new community – “Your Ride. Your Rules.” is launching. In it’s first issue my story as both an athlete and a student is being captured. Check it out and join the community today