Underdogs of 2020

July 28, 2020 0

By: Mystique Ro The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) has been on standby since May awaiting the latest Covid-19 influenced regulations and restrictions. They had convened a meeting on July 15 to discuss plans […]

Keeping the Dream Alive During a Pandemic

June 19, 2020 0

By: Mystique Ro We are officially into the second half of 2020.    People have likened the experiences of 2020 thus far to the nightmare game of Jumanji. There may be some truth to that. […]

Gold, Wood & Glass

January 13, 2020 0

The beginning of 2020 kicked off with the final three North American Cup races. The first day was scheduled to host races number six and seven in two single heat races while day two would […]

A Decade to Reflect

December 31, 2019 1

By: Mystique Ro The year 2019 is playing out its final scenes and leaves us with a decade’s worth of memories to reflect on. In this overview, we take in the peaks and valleys of […]

Coming Up Short

November 18, 2019 1

Well, Skeleton National Team Trials have concluded and athletes are starting to disperse around the world in preparation for the first international races on their respective circuits. I finished ranked seventh at the USA Team […]

Winter is Coming

October 26, 2019 0

By: Mystique Ro It is now late October, time for the 2019 Skeleton National Team Trials. The critical point of the season where athletes race for a spot to compete on a circuit. This year, […]

Third Times the Charm..?

July 9, 2019 0

By: Mystique Ro Pre-season to the 2019-2020 season brings with it another round of many changes. I have relocated back to Charlotte, NC for several reasons: Be closer to my coach  Access to quality training […]

A Comical Reflection from a Slider

February 6, 2019 0

As my 2018-2019 season is waning, I have come to a few conclusions as well as realizations. Conclusion #1 I am human. While this seems obvious, this is a concept every athlete is conflicted with. […]

Just Have Faith

January 22, 2018 0

By: Mystique Ro For nine years of my life, I have been pushing my body in such a way to maximize results. Being faster, jumping higher, throwing further, building endurance and so much more. Year […]

Never Say Never!

January 20, 2018 0

The irony of time and future training prepared an athlete to take on what she once thought was insane. […]