Wishing you all the best in your endeavors going forward.

-- Your BHS MTB Coaches

Abby Pearson

2016-2020

Abby, I have enjoyed watching and participating in your high school journey. You have grown in ways that warms my heart. I will miss riding with you next year, but SLO will be awesome. Join the mtb club. Wishing you all the best. -Coach Jayne

 

Abby, it has been so much fun seeing your progression as a cyclist over the years, in addition to being a leader for the team. From tackling fitness and new technical features, to presenting at middle schools and planning the club fairs, you've helped our BHS MTB community grow so much! - Coach Bianca 


Abigail, you're a total, 100% bad-ass. I'm so glad you were a part of this team. I remember your freshman year, I believe you were 1 of 6 girls of the team. Did that dissaude you, hell no! I love your spirit, your enthusiasm, your support, and your tireless effort. Those are the trait of a strong and capable human. I can't wait to hear about your next adventure"--Coach Sean Keller.


Abby, I remember your first ride with the team. You joined the season a little late and it was a BIG ride, it took some reassurance but you did the whole thing! Now looking back I am amazed by the person you have grown into. You are a strong and confident mountain biker and person. I am so excited to see where your next adventures take you, I know that you will have mountain biking with you wherever you go. See you out on the trails! -Coach Elise 

It was pleasure watching you grow as rider, artist, and all-round bad-ass. I hope you continue following your heart and I wish you the best at Cal Poly! -Coach Nick

Addison

2018-2020

Addison, I wish you well on your next big adventure. I'm glad you discovered the joy of riding mountainbikes. It's a hobby/passion that you can take with you wherever you go. Keep being awesome!-- Coach Sean Keller.


Addison, it was a pleasure having you on the team. You always brought a positive attitude and were willing to do the work. I wish you the best of luck on your next adventures and hope to see you out on the trails! -Coach Elise 

I wish you the best as you start on the next epoch of your life. Keep riding!

Coach Nick

Anna Orebic

2017-2020

Anna, It was a pleasure riding with you. Your positive attitued always rubbed off on me and your teammates. I wish you all the best in your future adventures. -Coach Jayne

 

Fearless Anna, you constantly amaze (and scare us a bit) with your open minded attitude and giving everything a try. We've seen you fall off/crash your bike many a time, only to get back on and keep riding and smiling. - Coach Bianca
 

Anna, I'm so glad I got the honor of watching you in action. You're fierce, passionate, supportive, and adventurous. I know I'll be seeing more of you. If you ever need anything please don't hesitate to reach out to me. I'm so excited about hearing of your future adventure. And... I hear rumors you're getting to be a pretty good surfer! --Coach Sean Keller.


Anna, you are a force to be reckoned with. I really appreciate your strength and dedication to the team. I am excited to see where your next adventures take you and I hope to see you out on the trails! -Coach Elise 

Anna, you are a real dynamo! I can't think of time over the last 3 seasons where you seemed unsure of yourself and this confidence really comes out when you're on a bike. Don't let the world temper the stoke and keep it rubberside down! Coach Nick

Erik Lovekin

2016-2020

Erik, Tho I was never fast enough to ride with you, I have enjoyed watching your progress as a mountain biker. I wish you all the best in your future. - Coach Jayne

 

Erik, I've enjoyed watching all the growth you've shown. I only wish there could have been more races this year. Your commitment and work ethic were on full display this year. I know those are traits you will carry with into the next big chapter of your life. Ride on my friend. -- Coach Sean Keller.

I was always impressed by your work ethic. You trained hard and never left anything on the course and that was inspirational to watch. Keep riding and good luck! -Coach Nick

Fabio

2018-2020

Fabio, I wish you all the best in your future pursuits - Coach Jayne

 

Fabio, keep enjoying life. It has been an honor riding with you throughout the years. --Coach Sean Keller

I hope you keep riding and pushing yourself on the bike and in life. -Coach Nick

Fabio, wishing you the best of luck on your next adventures! Hope you keep shredding. -Coach Elise

Gaby Sandel

2018-2020

Gaby, I have enjoyed riding with you and getting to know you. I wish you well in your future pursuits. Coach Jayne

 

Gaby, you're a ROCK-STAR! It's been great watching your confidence as a rider grow. That confidence will serve you well in all your future pursuits. Keep being awesome. --Coach Sean Keller. 


Gaby, I'm so glad you found the team. You were so kind and willing to try things in your first year on the team. Then you came back in your second year stronger and more fearless, I just wish you could have had a full season! I wish you the best of luck on your next adventures and I hope to see you out on the trails! -Coach Elise 

It was a pleasure getting to see your progress as a mountain biker the last two seasons. Keep riding! Coach Nick

Georgia 

2018-2020

Georgia, I enjoyed riding with you. Always with a positive attutude. I wish you well in your future pursuits. -Coach Jayne

 

Georgia, you're awesome. I'm so glad you joined the mountainbike team -- you've been a perfect fit. I love your humor and enthusiasm, not to mention you've become quite a strong rider. I can't wait to hear about your future adventures.--Coach Sean Keller


Georgia, I so admire how you just threw yourself into mountain biking. You quickly picked up the skills and confidence as if you had been on the team for years. I can't wait to see where you go next, best of luck and I hope to see you out on the trails! -Coach Elise 

While you staterd mountain biking later in your high school career, you dove right into the sport and quickly picked up skills that matched more vetern riders. I always enoyed your sense of humor and stoke out on rides and I know these traits will open doors for you as head off on the next adventure. Coach Nick

Harper

2017-2020

OMG Harper I am going to miss your vivacious attitude. I has been a honor riding with you over the last few years. I wish you all the best in your future pursuits. -Coach Jayne

 

Harper, it's been such an honor riding with you. Over the years you've become a super strong, confident rider. I love your enthusiasm, passion, humor and love of music. I suspect we'll ride again sometime in the near future. I look forward to hearing about your future adventures. --Coach Sean Keller


Harper, I have watched you grow so much in your time on the team. I remember one of our earlier rides in Tamarancho, you kept apologizing for stopping and checking out the trail. The rider you have become is confident and strong, and I know you would just blaze through Tamarancho now. Best of luck on your next adventures and I hope to see you out on the trails! -Coach Elise

It has been great being a part of your high school experience. You really pushed yourself on the team and I will miss your can-do attitude! -Coach Nick

Jasper A.

2017-2020

Jasper, It's been a pleasure. I wish you all the best in your future. (swing by for lunch) -Coach Jayne

 

Jasper, what can I say ... You're a fantastic young man. I'm so glad I've gotten an opportunity to get to know you. I'm really proud of the man you're becoming. You know you're always welcome in our house. Please call on me if you need anything. I look forward to many more tableside chats. --Coach Sean Keller

I always enjoyed our talks out on rides and it was been great getting to know you and watching your riding progress over the last few years. Keep on riding my dude! Coach Nick

Jasper L.

2016-2020

Jasper, I have a feeling you'll be biking for many years to come. It was an honor riding with you. You really showed a ton of growth, both your skills & your confidence. Stay cool. --Coach Sean Keller.

My guy for nature facts and snake wrangling! Stay safe and keep riding. Coach Nick

Best of luck on your next adventures! I hope you've been able to get your bike in tip top shape to keep shredding. -Coach Elise

Jens

2017-2020

Jens, It's been a pleasure getting to know you. Swing by for lunch if you're back in town. Wishing you well in all your future pursuits. -Coach Jayne

 

Mr. Montana! Jens, you're awesome. You're such a strong and confident rider. I know you'll be taking those qualities with you wherever you go. I look forward to hearing all about your wild adventures. --Coach Sean Keller

Jens, I hope you find yourself in Montana digging trails and being out in the wilderness. Looking forward to hearing some stories when you return. Coach Nick

Kahena

2017-2020

Kahena, A pleasure riding with you. I wish you all the best in your future pursuits. -Coach Jayne

 

Kahena, I'm pretty lucky. Not only do I get to see you shred trail, I get to see you hanging out with Zeya in my backyard. You're an amazing human. You bring so much passion, enthusiasm, openness & joy to everything you do. Keep growing! I look forward to hearing all about your adventures & travel. Please call on me if you need anything. --Coach Sean Keller

 
Kahena, I'm so glad your brother introduced you to the team and I got to see how quickly you turned into a fast and confident mountain biker. I'm certain you will excel at whatever you put your mind to. I wish you the best of luck on your next adventures and I hope to see you out on the trails! -Coach Elise

Kahena, you really impressed me with how quick you picked up mountain biking. It was great getting to watch you grow on the team and I wish you success as you start your next chapter. Coach Nick

Maya

2020

Maya, wishing you all the best in your future pursuits. -Coach Jayne

 

You're a bad-ass! I'm so glad you joined BHSMTB. I know you will take the grit you developed with you in all of your pursuits. --Coach Sean Keller


Maya, it was such a pleasure to have you on the team this year, I just wish we could have gotten you for all 4 years! I wish you the best of luck on your next adventures and I hope to see you out on the trails! -Coach Elise

I wish you the best as you launch into adulthood. Keep riding and I hope to see you out on trails Coach Nick

Mia

2020

Mia, I'm so bummed the season was cut short. You were crushing the moutain bike skills. I hope you will continue to ride. -Coach Jayne

 

Well done Mia! I'm so glad you were part of theam this year! I wish you well on your future adventures. --Coach Sean Keller


Mia, I'm so glad you pushed yourself and joined the team this year, I'm just sad it was cut short. I hope you continue to build on your mountain bike skills and know you will always have all your teammates and coaches as resources. Best of luck on your next adventures and I hope to see you out on the trails! -Coach Elise

Mia, I am sorry your first season was cut short. It was great watching your skills progress and your confidence grow. I wish you the best and hope you continue riding! Coach Nick

Micah

2016-2020

Micah, it's been an honor riding with you & watching you grow into the superstar you are today. I enjoyed the times we had riding & talking -- I'm glad you discovered some happiness & joy on the mountain bike. It's a sport/hobby you can take with you wherever you travel. You're a bad-ass rider! Go forth & be awesome! --Coach Sean Keller

What a four years its been! You took to riding without hesitation and really grew as rider and young man while on the team. I can't wait to see where life takes you! Stay rad! Coach Nick

Micah, thanks for always bringing a good sense of humor and kindness to the team. Wishing you the best of luck on our next adventures! -Coach Elise

Noah

2016-2020

Noah, You have blossomed into an amazing human being. I wish you well in your future pursuits. - Coach Jayne

 

Noah, you're awesome! You are such a capable & confident rider. & human. I've really enjoyed getting to know you over the years. I know you'll do amazing things in the very near future because that's the type of person you are. I wish you well in college & beyond. Continue to be awesome ... Awesome is contagious. --Coach Sean Keller

Noah I really enjoyed our conversations out on the trails as well as our time spent interning at the shop with me. I hope you continue riding as your love of the sport really shows. Coach Nick

Oliver D.

2018-2020

Oliver, I'm so glad you joined the mountainbike team , you've been an absolute perfect fit. I love the enthusiasm & support you bring to every ride. You've really developed a lot of skill & confidence on the bike. I know that same confidence will transfer into every other aspect of your life. Stay cool. I look forward to hearing about your adventures." --Coach Sean Keller

Thanks for being such a good team player and bad ass rider these last two years. Coach Nick

Oliver, thanks for always having such a positive and gracious attitude! Wishing you the best of luck on your next adventures. -Coach Elise

Oliver P.

2018-2020

Oliver, you're a Rock Star! It's been so great seeing you enjoy riding so much. You've really developed some great skills & confidence on the bike. It always looks like you're enjoying yourself & that's really important. Keep doing things that make you happy. I look forward to hearing about your future adventures. It's been an honor. --Coach Sean Keller


Oliver, you always had such a wonderful attitude and outlook on the team and for that I thank you. I hope you continue to build upon your mountain bike skills, as you have a solid foundation now. I wish you the best of luck on your next adventures and I hope to see you out on the trails! -Coach Elise

Oliver, while we did not get to ride together often, I really enjoyed when we did. You were always willing to try and you have built up some serious mtb chops over the last two years. Coach Nick

Parker

2018-2020

"Parker, you're a superstar! Good luck with all your future adventures. It's been an honor riding with you." --Coach Sean Keller


Parker, I so appreciate your positivity and focus on this team. I quickly watched you progress in just your first year on the team, although sadly your season was cut short with a broken arm. Best of luck on your next adventures and I hope to see you out on the trails! -Coach Elise

It's been a blast getting to know you over the last two years. I wish you the best in your next adventure(s). Keep it rubberside down! Coach Nick

Sadie

2018-2020

Sadie, A pleasure riding with you. I wish you well on your future pursuits. -Coach Jayne

 

Sadie, I'm so glad you joined the mountainbike team. I love your spirit, enthusiasm & positivity. I wish you well in your future adventures. --Coach Sean Keller


Sadie, your passion for mountain biking and this team is so admirable. I'm sad these 2 years went by so fast. Fortunately you recruited your brother to continue the family tradition. I know this is just the begining for you though and I hope to see you out on the trails! -Coach Elise 

It was inspiring watching how much you progressed as a mountain biker these past two years. Keep pushing yourself! Coach Nick

Sam P.

2020

Sam, It has been a pleasure riding with you. I hope you continue riding. I wish you all the best in your future pursuits. -Coach Jayne

 

Sam, I'm glad you joined the mountainbike team. It was certainly a brief season, however, the grit you tap into while mountainbiking will take you far. Good luck with all your future adventures, I can't wait to hear about them. --Coach Sean Keller


Sam, it was a pleasure getting to know you this last year, I wish your brother could have covinced you to join sooner. I hope you continue to build your mountain bike skills as I know you quickly learned to appreciate the sport and being in the great outdoors. Best of luck and I hope to see you out on the trails! -Coach Elise

It was a pleasure getting to know you over the short season we had. I wish you success in your furture adventures. Coach Nick

Sebastian

2017-2020

Sebastian (Sea-Bass), it's been an absolute pleasure & honor getting to know you & riding with you. You have some real talent on the bike (& beyond). I love your "go-for-it" attitude. That attitude combined with confidence & experience is the recipe for success. I look forward to hearing all about your future adventures. Keep being awesome!" --Coach Sean Keller

Sea-bass, it's been an pleasure getting to konw you as an athlete and young man over the last 3 seasons. You really dove into the sport and watching your skills progess was inspirational. Keep riding! Coach Nick

Sunny

2017-2020

Sunny, What can I say.... You have occupied a space in my house and heart for many years. I am so proud to know you and look forward to seeing what life brings for you. -Coach Jayne

 

Sunny, in some ways I see you as being the spirit animal of BHSMTB. You bring a deep confidence and self-assuredness to the team. I'll miss your veteran ways. Not to mention you're a true bad-ass on the bike. One of my favorite memories was sharing some trail in Downieville with you. I believe it was your first time to ride D-ville, however, nobody would've known, you shredded it. Keep being cool. I look forward to hearing about your future adventures. --Coach Sean Keller.

Since you've been on the team, I have admired how cooly and skillfully you handled yourself on a bike. Keep riding! Coach Nick

Theo

2016-2020

Theo, I will miss your positive and humorous attitued on the team. I wish you well in your future pursuits. -Coach Jayne

 

Theo, what can I say, you're a totally awesome dude! 100% awesome-sauce from the floor up! I greatly enjoyed our time together on the trails. The conversations, laughter, singing, and pranking....I'll miss you! I know you'll bring the same enthusiastic passion to every future adventure. I look forward to hearing all about pursuits. Stay you! --Coach Sean Keller


Theo, I really appreciate your supportive and humorous nature on the team. One of the best Instagram race reporters we've had! I have watched you grow so much in the 4 years you dedicated to this team and I am excited to see where you go next. Best of luck and I hope to see you out on the trails! -Coach Elise 

You will always been known for your instagram race updates and the stoke that your presence created in a group. Your sense of humor and wit will carry to success in whatever you try. Stay frosty Coach Nick

Tia

2018-2020

Tia, great riding with you. Wishing you the best on your future pursuits. - Coach Jayne

 

Tia, I'm so glad you joined the mountainbike team. It was an honor getting to know you, riding with you, and watching you develop into the bad-ass biker (human) you are today. You're strong & confident! Those traits will serve you very well in your future adventures. Stay amazing. --Coach Sean Keller


Tia, thank you for being such a kind and solid presence on the mountain bike team. Although we only got you for two short years (if you can count this last year), you quickly turned into a competent and dedicated mountain biker. Best of luck whever your next adventures lie and I hope to see you on the trails soon! -Coach Elise

Great riding with you, I hope you can keep it up in college and beyond. Wish you the best! Coach Nick

Zeya

2016-2020

Zeya, WOW. How do I stop time and make you stay on the team? I loved hanging out with you and riding with you. Your positive attitude will be missed. I wish you all the best in your future pursuits. -Coach Jayne

 

Zeya, it has been the highlight of my life watching you grow into the woman you are today. Please know I'll always be your #1 fan & supporter. I look forward to the adventure ahead. What will the future hold? Surfing, biking, college, & beyond.... There's no limit to the possibilities. Enjoy the ride. I love you!" --Coach Sean Keller


Zeya, I remember when you first joined the team, you were full of so much energy! You continued to bring so much positivity to the team and I have watched you mature into a strong and confident mountain biker. Good luck with your next adventures and I hope to see you on the trails whenever you're home! -Coach Elise

You had enough energy and enthusiasm to fill a room! It has been a real honor being apart of your high school experience and I wish you the best of luck as you take the next step on life's journey. Coach Nick

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