Saturday, January 22, 2011

Dynamic team grows for 2011!

2010 marked the first year for Dynamic Physical Therapy Cycling and what a first year it was! The five rider team from last year had a fantastic season with more then 20 wins and 40 podiums collectively. For 2011 the team is taking a huge step forward by signing 13 riders to the roster for the coming season. Back to the team for 2011 are cycling power houses Betsy and Gunnar Shogren, as well as Robbie Loehr and J.R Petsko . This already fast group of riders will be joined by an exciting group of male and female riders from our area, which include 2011 West Virginia State Time Trail Champion Ben Kuhlman, 2010 WV Cat State Champion Chris Jones and Women Cat 4 Cyclocross State Champion Nicole Dorinzi Take a second and get to know your new Dynamic Physical Therapy Cycling team for 2011!



Name: Laura Catherine Kelley
Hometown: Orange County, Ca
Favorite Color: Purple
Employment: Post Doc, Mary Babb Cancer Center, WVU
Favorite Movie: Pippi Longstocking (the original)
Favorite Quote: It's cool to give a shit
Tell me something interesting about that yourself that most folks don't know: I can hang six spoons from my face
Favorite Bike Race: Anything at Big Bear
Goals for 2011: Finish the Hilly Billy Roubaix, make better jello shots





Name: Nate Annon
Hometown: Grafton WV
Favorite Color: Blue
Employment: Bombardier Aerospace (Non Destructive Testing Specialist)
Favorite Movie: American Flyers/Step Brothers
Favorite Quote: Shut up Legs (Jens Voight)
Tell me something interesting about that yourself that most folks don't know: When I was 5 I Jumped my BMX bike off a picnic table and knocked my teeth out..
Favorite Bike Race: Anything that inflicts pain Rattle snake, Tour of Tucker,.
Goals for 2011: Go Fast





Name: James Braswell
Hometown: Hedgesville, WV
Favorite Color:Matte Carbon
Employment:You'll find me at Pathfinder!
Favorite Movie:Recently, The Yes Men Fix The World
Favorite Quote:I'm in love with a girl named go.
Tell me something interesting about that yourself that most folks don't
know:
I am a triplet, I have a brother and a sister, no we don't look alike.
Favorite Bike Race: Anything from the ABRA series, I especially enjoyed the State Championship Road Race course in 2010.
Goals for 2011: Top 3 in the Mountain Bike Sport Class, Top 5 in the Hilly Billy Under 40 Class, To race a 100 miler on the mountain bike.





Name: Benjamin Kuhlman
Hometown: Parkersburg, WV
Favorite Color: Blue
Employment: Department of the Treasury
Favorite Movie: The Matrix
Favorite Quote: "All I know is that I know nothing."
Tell me something interesting about that yourself that most folks don't
know:
I have 3 sisters.
Favorite Bike Race: Sugar Grove Road Race
Goals for 2011: defend 2010 State TT Title, upgrade to cat 2, help the team succeed in every race we enter.





Name: Chris Jones
Hometown: Shinnston WV
Favorite Color: orange
Employment: Dynamic Physical Therapy
Favorite Movie: Lonesome Dove
Favorite Quote: That's what she said...
Tell me something interesting about that yourself that most folks don't know: tore an ear off mtn biking
Favorite Bike Race: Appalachia Visited Road Race, Tour of Tucker, 18hrs of Scouts Honor (Gouchland, Va)
Goals for 2011: no road rash!!, move into my new house (beside Coopers Rock), Firecracker 50 (Breckenridge), race the ABRA series....





Name: Robert Loehr
Hometown: BFE, WV
Favorite Color: Dirt
Employment: Field Engineer, Entek Mechanical Corp.
Favorite Movie: Super Troopers
Favorite Quote: "It never gets easier, you just go faster." ~Greg Lemond
Tell me something interesting about that yourself that most folks
don't
know:
I run my own business: SpokeArt.com
Favorite Bike Race: Canaan Valley
Goals for 2011: Develop an infectious smile





Name: Derek D. Clark
Hometown: Morgantown, WV
Favorite Color: Black
Employment: Physical Therapist at Dynamic Physical Therapy
Favorite Movie: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Favorite Quote: Those at the top of the mountain did not fall there.
Tell me something interesting about yourself that most folks don't know: I have two titanium front teeth.
Favorite Bike Race: Appalachia Visited Road Race because there's a ton of climbing
Goals for 2011: 1) Qualify for the Ironman 70.3 Triathlon World Championships again. 2) Break 4:25 at the 70.3 Triathlon distance. 3) At least 3 top 3 finishes within the ABRA series.





Name: Todd Latocha
Hometown: Katy, WV
Favorite Color: Red
Employment: WVU news and information services
Favorite Movie: Bad Company or Band of Brothers
Favorite Quote: Some people can get you in the ballpark but others can get you on the field.
Tell me something interesting about that yourself that most folks don't know: I was a bubble boy for like 6 weeks after I was born.
Favorite Bike Race: Tour of Tucker County
Goals for 2011: Make it through the entire season without adding any more titanium to my body and do well in a few key races.





Name: CB
Hometown: Pennsyltucky err.. Evans City
Favorite Color: Grass Green
Employment: UPMC
Favorite Movie: Along Came Polly
Favorite Quote: Dreams are never destroyed by circumstances. Dreams are born in the heart and mind, and only there can they ever die. Because while the difficult takes time, the impossible just takes a little longer. -Art Berg
Tell me something interesting about that yourself that most folks don't know: I have an invisible fairy... his name is Joe.
Favorite Bike Race: Stoopid 50
Goals for 2011: Too many for one blog...





Name: Gunnar Shogren
Hometown: Morgantown, WV since March 1980
Born in Pittsburgh, PA, lots of growing up in Clearfield, PA
Favorite Color: Red... no Green... Ahhh!
Employment: Self.
Favorite Movie: Too many favs. Ghost Dog, Dead Man and Love Actually come to mind.
Favorite Quote: "Who knows pain? Evel knows Pain."
Tell me something interesting about that yourself that most folks don't know: I've only had two nicknames that ever really stuck. Nars and Hosho.
Favorite Bike Race: The one next weekend.
Goals for 2011: Ride, Race, be Happy, don't get hurt.





Name: Nicole Dorinzi
Hometown: Morgantown, WV
Favorite Color: Blue
Employment: Medical Student soon to be resident
Favorite Movie: Jaws or Goonies
Favorite Quote: Run like hell
Something most people don't know: I love bunnies! and I can clap with one hand.
Favorite Bike race: Dirty Dozen haha
Goals for 2011: prove myself





Name: Betsy Shogren
Hometown: Dayton, OH
Favorite Color: Dynamic PT Cycling Burgundy
Employment: NIOSH
Favorite Movie: Galaxy Quest
Favorite Quote: Variety is the spice of life.
Tell me something interesting about yourself that most folks don't know: Someday I would like to run an animal sanctuary.
Favorite Bike Race: Long, hot, hilly ones with very poor pavement.
Goals for 2011: Don’t get hurt, have fun, try new things!





Name: J.R. Petsko
Hometown: Morgantown, WV
Favorite Color: Blue
Employment: I am really not sure?
Favorite Movie: Star Wars, like you didn't already know.
Favorite Quote: "I love you like a fat kid loves cake"
Tell me something interesting about yourself that most folks don't know: Lived n a tent for 3 months once.
Favorite Bike Race: Iron Cross
Goals for 2011: A win a Greenbrier.

Monday, January 17, 2011