56 min

Cyclocross Social Podcast with Kaitie Keough: A look back upon her impressive career (Episode 19‪)‬ Cyclocross Social Podcast

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Today, a very special episode of the cyclocross social podcast. In todays episode Noah is joined by Kaitie Keough, who recently announced her retirement from the sport. They talk about her career, and the mental struggles that lead to her retirement. 

When she was 7 years old, Kaitie started her cycling career on the cycling track of Kenosha, Wisconsin . In the beginning she just road her normal street bike on the track, but when she was 10 years old, she was finally allowed to get onto a real track bike. She also started racing in other disciplines within cycling, road and cyclocross. Almost every weekend her parents drove her to local cycling races, even if they were 2 hours away.

Ever since that, her cyclocross career took off. She won 13 UCI races, with the Jinglecross in Iowa being the most impressive one. She also stood on the overall podium of the world cup, and American national championships. However, it wasnt all puppies and sunshine. She faced some serious mental struggles after her world cup in Iowa, which eventually lead to her retirement.

For the full story, listen to the podcast! 

Today, a very special episode of the cyclocross social podcast. In todays episode Noah is joined by Kaitie Keough, who recently announced her retirement from the sport. They talk about her career, and the mental struggles that lead to her retirement. 

When she was 7 years old, Kaitie started her cycling career on the cycling track of Kenosha, Wisconsin . In the beginning she just road her normal street bike on the track, but when she was 10 years old, she was finally allowed to get onto a real track bike. She also started racing in other disciplines within cycling, road and cyclocross. Almost every weekend her parents drove her to local cycling races, even if they were 2 hours away.

Ever since that, her cyclocross career took off. She won 13 UCI races, with the Jinglecross in Iowa being the most impressive one. She also stood on the overall podium of the world cup, and American national championships. However, it wasnt all puppies and sunshine. She faced some serious mental struggles after her world cup in Iowa, which eventually lead to her retirement.

For the full story, listen to the podcast! 

56 min

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