In addition to the Leadville Trail 100 Run Training Camp and the Camp of Champions for the Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race, Leadville is pleased to connect our endurance athletes with online coaches and trainers who have the experience and know-how to get you ready for your next big race.
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Dave Wiens has been racing mountain bikes for over 25 years. A member of the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame, Wiens is a two-time U.S. National Champion and has won the Leadville Trail 100 six times and the World Cup race twice. He is the director of advocacy for Ergon Bicycle Ergonomics, executive director of Gunnison Trails, Inc. and is director of mountain sports at Western State Colorado University (WSCU). Wiens also serves on the honorary board of the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) and on the board of directors of the Colorado High School Mountain Biking League. Wiens is married to 1996 Mountain Biking Olympic bronze medalist and United States Bicycling Hall of Fame member Susan DeMattei. They have three teenage boys and live in Gunnison, Colorado. He rides bikes whenever he can and if he can’t, he’s probably skiing or playing hockey.
Tim DeBoom began his endurance athletic career as a competitive swimmer and turned his attention to the sport of triathlon after studying exercise physiology at the University of Iowa. He became an age group national and world champion twice before turning professional in 1995. DeBoom's triathlon career is highlighted by his two Ironman World Championship titles on the big island of Hawaii in 2001 and 2002. He is the last American to win the crown. Along with the Hawaiian victories, DeBoom won Ironman New Zealand, Ironman California and the Norseman Extreme in Norway, and was twice voted Triathlete of the Year and recognized by the United States Olympic committee. DeBoom completed his first Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race in 2012, along with several other mountain bike and trail running races. After nearly 20 years as a self-coached, professional athlete, DeBoom is looking forward to more challenges and sharing the wealth of knowledge that has carried him to the highest level in the endurance world.
Cathy Yndestad leverages more than a decade of training and racing experience, in addition to proven scientific training protocols, to help others achieve their athletic potential. A dedicated athlete, Yndestad started coaching to satisfy her desire to help others feel the sense of accomplishment that comes with achieving one's goals. She has earned the coveted Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race belt buckle (9:37) and has coached and crewed at the event on numerous occasions. She knows the course and has experience helping athletes best prepare for the challenges of racing at altitude. Add to that a degree in exercise & sport science, graduate-level training in exercise physiology & psychology and various sport-specific coaching certifications, and you'll see why Yndestad has a lot to offer her athletes.
Colorado native son Trapper Steinle completed his first international distance triathlon in 2007 at 8,200 feet in Flagstaff, Arizona. More than 50 triathlons later, Steinle has stood on the age group podium of dozens of international and half Ironman distance events as well as earning a 7th place finish at the X-Terra World Championships in Maui, Hawaii (2010). Turned professional cross-country mountain bike racer in 2011, Steinle has completed the Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race the last three years with times of 7:50, 8:05 and 7:33, respectively. Steinle also works as a personal trainer and USA Cycling certified coach at Life Time Fitness. His integrative approach includes training for metabolic efficiency through nutrition and lifestyle, stabilization and strength through resistance training and ultimate cardio respiratory fitness through aerobic endurance development.
Drew Holbrook, personal trainer and cycle club coordinator, has been bicycle racing for over 30 years. In 2012, he completed the Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race in 8:36 and came in 70th overall at the Chequamegon Fat Tire 40. He has also completed over 30 marathons, 7 Ironman triathlons and is a 4-time winner of the Minnesota Border to Border Triathlon. As a trainer and coach, Holbrook strives to educate and motivate athletes of all skill levels by offering balanced, progressive programming combined with good nutrition. At 51 years old, he enjoys sharing his wealth of knowledge and experience and pushing athletes to meet and exceed their goals.
Leadville 100 Mountain Bike 16-week Training Plan
Train efficiently and maximize your time and effort with our general Leadville 100 16-week Training Plan. Delivered via the Trainingpeaks.com coaching platform, this program will prepare riders of all abilities for the demands of racing in Leadville with a well-conceived progression. Click here for detailed information and register today.