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One more day

By:
Cheryl Sornson
Published:
June 02, 2012, 4:33 BST,
Updated:
June 02, 2012, 5:37 BST
Race:
Trans-Sylvania Epic, Stage 6: Rothrock Tussey Mountain

Conquering the mind

Jeb and Molly have been the local mascots all week

Jeb and Molly have been the local mascots all week

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Well its down to one more day. I can definitely say I am ready for it. It has been a tough week. Probably more mentally than physically.

My body is sore and tired, but my mind is extremely tired. It is such a battle to put yourself in the mindset to crush yourself each day. It could be so easy to let the sensibility of the mind allow you to slow down.

"Yo, ya know you really don't have to ride that fast. It hurts you fool, slow down. No, No don't you dare go after that wheel.".

I beat my mind down and stayed focused for the course. I won the stage today and continue to keep the leader's jersey. .

We missed the storms during today's ride, but will pay for it with sunshine and MUD tomorrow. Mountain biking is so much fun!.

Our camp has had two mascots all week: Jeb and Molly. So calming to reach down to pet them and allow them to remind you how simple and fun life can be. .

Off to bed. Sweet dreams...

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Cheryl Sornson's Trans-Sylvania Epic Blog

Cheryl Sornson (Team CF) is racing the 2012 Trans-Sylvania Epic in and around State College, Pennsylvania.  Seven days of racing will change things up for her usual 100-miler and other one-day endurance events. Stay tuned here on Cyclingnews to follow the adventures of Sornson as she takes on a top-notch elite women's endurance field through the mountains of Central Pennsylvania. The Trans-Sylvania Epic runs from Sunday, May 27 to until Saturday, June 2.

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