Wednesday, November 30, 2011

so proud

happy wednesday everyone! here is another part of our weekend. tom was in a cyclocross race which is basically dirt bike racing but on a road bike! it was super awesome and i am so so so proud of him for stepping outside his comfort zone and participating in this race and not to mention coming in 20th out of 35! he did so awesome and it was fun to be actually able to cheer him on. usually the other rides he has been a part of are not very spectator friendly so this was a real treat.
it was a super foggy and a cold day but his parents went with me to support him. tom got right up to the front of the start line and then they were off. it was so much fun also seeing him pass people on the course.
after the race his bike was caked in mud and we took it to a self serve car wash so that he could power wash all the dirt off.
uh, just do darn proud of him. he has totally inspired me to go outside my comfort zone. but would i do this type of racing?? hmmm maaaybe, it is totally brutal but looks fun...maybe some day.

video

i made a little video of him riding. sorry for my shrill voice and yes the last clip is of me yelling :D

what have you done before that got you out of your comfort zone?

xo,
cb

12 comments:

  1. go tom!!
    love the video especially you at the end!!! crack me up! xxx

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  2. That looks so hard! You should totally do it sometime :) Running that half marathon was way way way out of my comfort zone. I'm good with 3 miles, but more than that is tough. It's so rewarding to push yourself though!

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  3. yay tom! he should have one first prize for most adorable competitor!;D

    basically leaving the house is out of my comfort zone... but also moving to this god forsaken state just to be with a bear was pretty effing uncomfortable, and still is most of the time! the things we do for love...

    <3

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  4. Wow that looks so cold! :) I admire you guys getting out there and kickin' butt! Go Tom!

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  5. Oh my gosh that last gruff scream you do is hilarious. way to go Tom! You are so manly.

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  6. Oh that ride looked pretty awesome =o Congrats for Tom!! Hmm, things outside my comfort zone.... When I first started costuming was a big stretch. And getting into the habit of commenting on blogs I like. That's a bit of my comfort zone I'm still popping out of. :3

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  7. Cool! I have a friend that does mountain bike racing and it's the scariest and most exciting thing ever to watch.

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  8. awww yay! my sisters husband also mountain bikes and races a lot.
    bikes are just cool in general. : )

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  9. wow, so awesome. i'm cold just looking at those pics. hooray for tom

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  10. Wow! Good on Tom! I haven't been outside of my comfort zone for a while, but it is always such a great feeling when you do it!

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  11. Woo hoo! Go Tom!... as I was watching your video, I almost started shouting with you... but then I remembered I wasn't actually there with you...

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thanks for commenting! it fills me with joy that you have taken the time to stop by!
xo,
cb