High-Altitude Training Blogs

For Athletes, Sleep is a Common Thread

Oct 17, 2016 / Visit Mammoth Staff

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

Mammoth Lakes Olympians Race Strong at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics

Aug 31, 2016 / Monica Prelle

The 2016 Rio Olympics were nothing short of dramatically awe-inspiring and the athletes who trained in Mammoth Lakes stepped up to the challenge of performing their best on the world’s biggest athletic stage. The nine male and female athletes who made Mammoth Lakes their high altitude training camp represented five... MORE

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

Jul 06, 2016 / Visit Mammoth Staff

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 / Visit Mammoth Staff

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 / Visit Mammoth Staff

  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 / Visit Mammoth Staff

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

Q&A with Crib Alumni Katie Hall

Apr 19, 2016 / Lara Kaylor

In addition to the Mammoth Lakes Crib reopening for the 2016 season this month, one of our favorite crib alumni, pro cyclist Katie Hall (UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team), is off to a huge start. Katie won her first General Classification (GC) race earlier this year, topping the podium at the... MORE

My Experience at the Crib

Oct 28, 2015 / Visit Mammoth Staff

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