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For Athletes, Sleep is a Common Thread

Oct 17, 2016 / nollic

What happens when elite athletes interview one another? Hint: there’s a lot of conversation centered on the importance of sleep. The following is a chat between Cribmates, ultra runner Jenn Shelton and Olympian Alexi Pappas about the similarities and differences in their training routines. Fellow elite runner, and Mammoth Lakes’... MORE

Q&A with Coach Jesse Moore on the Benefits of High Altitude Training in Mammoth Lakes

Jul 06, 2016 / nollic

Coach Jesse Moore trains elite endurance athletes of all stripes, several of whom have spent time in the Mammoth Lakes Crib. His athletes include cyclists Andrew Talansky  and Jack Bauer (Cannondale Pro Cycling), Evan Huffman (Rally Cycling) Chris Jones (United HealthCare) and Brendon Rhim (Holowesko-Citadel Racing Team). An accomplished bike... MORE

Q&A with Evan Huffman, 2016 Amgen Tour of California King of the Mountain Winner

Jul 05, 2016 / nollic

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the best climber at this year’s AMGEN Tour of California spent time training at the Mammoth Lakes Crib. Evan Huffman (Rally Cycling) did his home state proud with a monster ride in the challenging 2nd stage and put a stranglehold on the polka... MORE

Q&A with Toms Skujins, Stage 5 Winner, Amgen Tour of California

Jun 21, 2016 / nollic

  Toms Skujins (Cannondale Pro Cycling Team) stayed with us at the Mammoth Lakes Crib looking for an edge in his preparations for the 2016 AMGEN Tour of California. A surprise stage winner in the 2015 ATOC, Skujins has had his fair share of success in the the Golden state.... MORE

David Flynn Flies in Mammoth Lakes

Jun 02, 2016 / nollic

David Flynn is an elite runner for Ireland and Olympic Hopeful in the steeplechase. David, or “Flynn” as most runners affectionately call him, is back to Mammoth Lakes for his third altitude training stint, this time training at the Mammoth Lakes Crib facilities, as he prepares for the important 2016... MORE

My Experience at the Crib

Oct 28, 2015 / nollic

My name is Alexi Pappas, and I’m a Track and Field 2016 Olympic hopeful in the 10,000 meters. I live in Eugene, Oregon, but Mammoth Lakes has become a place I also consider my home. My training trip to Mammoth Lakes this fall was made possible by the Mammoth Lakes... MORE

Big Ride Times Two

Aug 05, 2015 / nollic

To say Sunday is a day of rest for most Mammoth Gran Fondo participants is a forgone conclusion. Most rode 102.6 miles the day before, battling 6,463 vertical feet of climbing and divebombing more than a vertical mile of alpine descents. All of this at the Eastern Sierra altitude, where... MORE

Road to Recovery, One Step at a Time

Jun 09, 2015 / nollic

For Team USA Paracyclist, David Rose, returning to Mammoth is almost like a homecoming. As as a kid growing up in Jackson, Wyoming, smack dab in the middle of the Grand Tetons, he feels that familiar sense of home just being surrounded by the Eastern Sierra and staying at the... MORE

Jon Hornbeck’s Journey to Road Cycling

Apr 23, 2015 / nollic

It’s 1:15 pm on a Thursday in early April and Jon Hornbeck is hungry. The 25 year-old pro cyclist is hungry to prove himself to his new race squad, the most prestigious domestic team in the the US: Hincapie Racing Team. He’s hungry to grow his coaching and cycling camps/events business, Fast... MORE

Eat, Sleep, Train: Tips for Altitude Training from cyclist Kristabel Doebel-Hickok

Feb 27, 2015 / nollic

Professional cyclist Kristabel Doebel-Hickok responds well to altitude training. “I have really a really high VO2 max, so when I’m at sea level I have to kill my legs to get a lung workout,” Doebel-Hickok said during a stay at the Mammoth Lakes Endurance Crib. “Being at altitude gives my... MORE