Seamus Powell

@seamus_powell active 4 years ago
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  • Time:

    “A nonspatial continuum that is measured in terms of events which succeed one another from past through present to future” ~ Webster Dictionary

     

    What is Time to a racer? I’ve been thinking a lot […]

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    So crashes suck PERIOD!!! Especially ones that injure you, land you in a hospital getting X-Rays and stitches. For the most part crashes are a regular part of racing and training and we walk away un scathed. […]

  • The race season is winding down after a long year of learning and racing. After some thought I think I learned a few key things that I’m building on for the end of the year and beyond.

    Perhaps one of the most important things I have learned this year while racing Enduro, Super-D and Downhill  is that the intended trail to be ridden is not…[Read more]

  • So we did it again!! The Team, My Coach (Matt Miller) My Family, Sponsors and I managed another Elite National Title in the Men’s super-D this past weekend. What a relief like a huge one. 12 months of waking up […]

  • Things are getting hot. Its officially summer now. “oh the heat!!” Feels like not long ago we were complaining about the cold. I barley complain about the weather. We live in the north east. “If ya don’t like the […]

  • So bike set up… I’ll be totally honest with you, I am no expert on “dialing” my bike in. I bet I wouldn’t even know what a dialed bike feels like… would you?.. maybe you have at some point where your tire pressure and suspension were just right and your bike stuck to the ground like Velcro. But the other 99% of the time you might not know…[Read more]

  • Photo Credit: David Tufino

    Merriam-Webster Dictionary: “the fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame”

    Synonym: Winner

    John Wooden (perhaps one of the greatest coaches of all time) : “Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are…[Read more]

  • The east coast race calendar for me starts this weekend… MT. Creek Bike park is where I will be kicking things off with the first Super-D race as the Elite men’s National Champion since last July. I will also be competing in my first proper Down hill race for some extra fun and training! I cant wait to get back between the tape and give it…[Read more]

  • So I’m on the eve of my first cross country adventure today. Tomorrow  I’m Heading back to Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, CA after a few years hiatus from this event. Instead of racing the cross country and Short […]

  • Hey Winter,

    The official spring solstice has come and its still cold and snowy and may I say miserable. I understand “In like a lion, out like a Lamb”. But some of us have a “job” to do. It would be nice to […]

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    Hey everyone, first post of the year for ” A moment With Seamus” I hope to post some insightful and fun stuff to read. so here we go!!

    I think a good place to start is the time of year. Its march, […]