All posts by Kyle Bondo

Kyle Bondo is a thinker, podcaster, author, and creative strategy dragon seeking to make a small dent in the universe. He is the founder of Reckoneer, host of the Merchants of Dirt Podcast and Get Lost Racing Podcast podcasts, and an avid adventure racer. As a successful race promoter with over 20+ years in the endurance racing industry, Kyle has helped many race directors and race promoters start and improve their own races so that they too can share their passion for endurance sports with others.

Adrian Jackson (AUS)

How the Jackson Method can improve American MTBO athletes

Analysis of the World Cup MTBO statistics over the past few years reveals that there is a good chance of the same athletes will place almost identical to their World Cup standings during the World MTBO Championships. The past and present performance of recent MTBO athletes provides an excellent leading indicator when predicting who will...

/ July 20, 2013
Enduro combines XC with Downhill

Transition to Gravity MTB Begins with Enduro

Gravity mountain biking has been an interest of mine for some time. But not many cross-country mountain bike riders understand what is involved in Gravity competitions. The skills are different, the gear is different, and even the bikes can be different. The transition from Cross-Country (XC) to Downhill (DH) involves more than just being crazy...

/ June 13, 2013

US Biathlon Needs US Snipers

Snipers are highly trained marksman who maintains close visual contact with the enemy and engages targets from concealed positions without being detected. Originating from the verb to snipe, the word was used to describe a hunter skilled enough to kill the elusive snipe by soldiers in British India in the 1770’s. The term sniper was...

/ July 12, 2012

CKO is Canoe/Kayak Racing WITH Orienteering

It has been suggested that canoe/kayak orienteering (CKO) is the same as Foot Orienteering with the exception of an added boat for travel. But you need to think of CK Orienteering as more like a BOAT race, that just so happens to have Orienteering in it. Nuance matters when attracting paddlers It is a subtle...

/ January 14, 2012