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Name: Ryan Krol
Background: Ultra Distance – anything
Years coaching: 8 years
Race resume (or top 3 race memories): 4x Leadville 100 finisher, 2x Leadman competitor, 3rd OA Silver King
Name: Todd Wells
Background: Started racing BMX in NY at age 5, switched to MTB at 17, moved to Durango a year later and have been racing ever since. Competed professionally for over 20 years, retired 2 years ago to spend more time with family and started a career in the mortgage business.
Years racing: 25
Race resume (or top 3 race memories): 3x Olympian, 15x National Champ, 3x Leadville Champ, 2x Breck Epic Champ and La Ruta Champ
Name: Will Foley
Background: Student, former triathlete, always a fan of anything outdoors
Years racing: 6
Race resume (or top 3 race memories): 2016 LT100 junior champion, LT100 MTB, LT Stage Race, Austin Rattler
Name: Amy Beisel
Background: Amy Beisel was born and raised on the singletracks of Colorado. A professional mountain biker since 2012, Beisel quickly rose through the ranks to become the 2018 National MTB Marathon Champion. Beisel’s love and dedication to the sport and competitive drive has lead her to success in competitions across the country, including a first-place finish in the Leadville Series Stage, 4th in Leadville 100 and being crowned x2 FatBike World Champion.
Race resume (or top 3 race memories): 2018 National MTB Marathon Champion, Leadville Stage Race Champion, 4th at Leadville Trail 100 MTB
Name: Sage Melley
Years Racing: 17 Years
Background: Starting racing mountain bikes when parents opened a bike shop in Arizona in ’92. Long, successful career in Xterra Racing with top amateur finishes at the World Champs. Now a mom of 2 little ones, races for love of adventure and shares that passion as the owner and race producer of The Cactus Cup Mountain Bike Stage Race.
Race resume (or top 3 race memories): 2018 Breck Epic Relay Champion, 2017 Breck Epic 3 Day podium finish, 2017 LT Stage Race / under 11 hours
Name: Todd Murray
Years Riding: 32 Years
Background: 25 time Leadville trail 100 mountain bike finisher with 22 finishes under 9 hours. Older and slower but still just as passionate about this race as the first time I did it!
Race resume (or top 3 race memories): I enjoy the longer distance races and have completed several 24 hour races both solo and on teams including Montezuma’s Revenge and 24 Hours of Moab, but my favorite race is the Leadville trail 100. I’ve done the LT100 run twice, once in 1999 and then again in 2011 as part of the Leadman competition. This year my daughter Lauren and I will ride together in the race (her first!
Name: Trapper Steinle
Years Riding: 15+ Years
Background: After growing up in the mountains of Colorado and winning multiple alpine skiing State championships I made the switch to summer sports. Since then, I have amassed 15 years+ experience in endurance sports. Everything from triathlon to Xterra to road and MTB racing. I held a Pro license for 5 years on the MTB.
Race resume (or top 3 race memories): I have 8 LT100 finishes and a LT 100 PR of 7:15. Prior to settling into MTBing, my most favorite memory of Xterra is finishing 7th age group at the 2010 Xterra world championships.
Name: Lauren Murray
Years Riding: 2 years mountain biking, but 22 years of crew experience because my dad is one of two people that has done every Leadville Trail 100 MTB!
Background: I am a graduate of Colorado State University with a degree in Biomedical Science. Currently, I work for a pathology lab near Fort Collins. I originally started cycling through triathlon, but now I race a lot of cyclocross. I race for Sugar Beets Cycling, an elite women’s team with a goal to help empower women to get more involved in bike racing. This is my first year qualifying for the Leadville Trail 100 MTB and it will be my fourth mountain bike race ever.
Race resume (or top 3 race memories): Austin Rattler, Dirty Kanza 100, and 12 hours of Mesa Verde (which I did on a team with my dad).
Name: Laurie Brandt
Years Riding: 20+
Background: Laurie Brandt was a Pro mountain bike racer from 1992-1998 (ranked in the top 10 Nationally) and she is a 3-time Colorado State Mountain Bike Champion, Colorado State Cyclocross Champion, and 2-time Masters National Mountain Bike Champion for women 55-59. Laurie raced in the first Leadville Trail 100 in 1994 and also raced it in 1995, 1997, 1998 and 2009. She won the race for women all four times in the 1990’s and set the women’s course record in 1997 (7:58:52) which held for 13 years. Laurie finished 7th overall in 1997 and in the top 20 overall in 1994, 1995 and 1998. Laurie races a few races each year, especially events that involve her two teenage daughters. Laurie also teaches mountain bike skills clinics in Montrose, Colorado, where she is a coach of the high school mountain bike team.