Fastest Known Time: Para-Athlete A-Team Chases FKT on White Rim Trail

Josie Fouts sees life a lot like a mountain biking trail. You can hear it in the way she talks about the challenges she faces as a para-cyclist, navigating obstacles, climbing hills, and choosing the best lines of approach.

“I’m on these trails that undulate. They have these ups and downs, and you learn how to use downward momentum to overcome the next hill,” she said.

“You get to pick and choose your battles. If there’s a giant boulder in your way, maybe you don’t have to go over it. Maybe you can just go around it. This is how I learned to be an advocacy leader: me riding my bike and learning to trust the flow of gravity.”

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