Word on the street is that Mission resident and Sexual Camel team rider Kirt Fitzpatrick won his age category as a cat 1 (read: fast people) last weekend at Mountain Bike Nationals. Major bonus points for embodying several hipster stereotypes on the podium.
In the event he inspires you to strive for athletic glory, he has previously shared some insights regarding his pre-season training:
I found this scan of Steve Prefontaine’s notes from a speech he gave in 1974. Let’s run down how I’m doing on the ole checklist.
- My diet consists largely of alcohol and Mexican fast food
- I’m sleeping in the living room of a home that calls itself “Casa de Chaos”
- I skipped half my workouts so far this year