Ep. 40 Savilia Blunk, Professional Mountain Biker, National Champ, 2022 Chequamegon Champ

Bike Talk with Dave: All things bike! Bikepacking, cyclocross, gravel, mountain bike, road & events by Dave Mable

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Wanting to keep up with her older brothers, Savilia Blunk started mountain biking in the small California town of Inverness when she was young and shortly joined her NICA League high school cycling team where she learned about racing. College took her to Durango, Colorado where she not only sharpened the saw on the bike, but she developed a relationship with Cole Patten, also a professional mountain biker. The two now travel the country and world in pursuit of off road and gravel podiums in their Orange Seal team van and have created their popular YouTube channel: Cole and Savilia. In her first year at the UCI Elite level, Blunk has seen success in both the UCI Short Track as well as the XCO, or Cross Country Olympic courses, most notably on home turf in Snowshoe, West Virginia. She also took home the Stars and Stripes jersey as XCO National Cham ... 

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