Peterson Racing is proud to highlight our sponsor Beth Lyndon-Griffith MPT, USA Cycling Level 2 Coach, who is a physical therapist and owner of True Balance Training.
Beth has a diverse background professionally and in sport that includes commercial fishing in Alaska, working as a bike mechanic, bike shop owner, rock climber, professional mountain bike racer, and now as a physical therapist, bike fitter, coach, and mom.
Beth’s cycling career began thirty years ago mountain biking in Colorado and Alaska and then winning her first mountain bike race in 1989, hooking her to competition. Her racing resume is impressive and includes a heavy load of medals from several cyclocross national races, a gold medal from the 1996 UCI mountain bike world championships, and an exhaustive list of placings in local and east coast road, track, cyclocross, and mountain bike races.
Over the years Beth has made a name for herself in the local cycling community as a body analysis genius and bike fit wizard. She is an incredibly talented and astute physical therapist who spends a lot of time understanding her client’s bodies unique imbalances and their physical relationship with their bike. She has helped countless athletes, professional and amateur, pinpoint the source of nagging pains and imbalances and helped them achieve a fit that’s safer, more comfortable, and more efficient. Beth also coaches several local athletes including a few riders on Peterson Racing. Her extensive experience in all disciplines of cycling allows her to mentor new and experienced riders and help them achieve their goals.
Beth’s philosophy towards training and racing is also the name of her business: True Balance Training. Beth believes that both physical and mental balance are the keys to a sustainable and healthy relationship with a sport and she has some sage advice to share on this topic.
To learn more about True Balance Training or to schedule an appointment, visit www.truebalancetraining.com.
Here’s a scrapbook clipping of Beth gracefully clearing a barrier at a CX race that’s fair to assume she won.
Beth making her competition hurt in the dirt:
posted by Lindsay