Naturally following your passion in life will lead you to success. Pair natural talent with tackling new skills, and you can become an unstoppable force. You only need to lock in and conquer those areas you find intimidating or scary or that seem insurmountable. By avoiding the lure of simply abdicating responsibilities and choosing instead to stand in your CEO role, you can wield the power of a confident woman. In this episode, I’m excited to chat with Erica Tingey, CEO of Women in the Mountains
, all about this topic. As a former champion national and international mountain biker, Erica embodies lasting endurance, seeking skills improvement, building confidence, and releasing feminine prowess. A certified Master Mountain Bike Coach, Life Coach and Weight Loss Coach, Erica coaches, equips, trains and encourages other female athletes. I hope this episode invigorates you as much as it did me.
“The power of a woman confident on her bike is undeniable and far reaching in the world.” – Erica Tingey
What You’ll Learn
- Choose confidence
- Seek to learn
- Not knowing doesn’t equal disqualification
- It’s normal to want to hide or quit
- Employ mini-retreats
- This is not the day
- A slippery thought: “Someone can do it better than me”
- Humans are hard
- Team temperatures; people weather
- Donning the right weather gear
- Bigger expectations
- The delight of being a powerful women
- Stepping into the mindset
- The magic
- The beautiful life of a female athlete
- Creating a path for others
Meet Erica Tingey
Erica Tingey is the CEO of Women in the Mountains. She has been coaching mountain bike skills clinics since 2011 and has worked with over 2,000 athletes! Working with beginners to pro racers, she has been able to connect with every level of rider to help them build on their skills progression. Her Women’s Mountain Mastery Course offers both in person coaching and online coaching.
Erica raced mountain bikes professionally from 2010 to 2017. She raced to the front of the field to secure multiple podiums on the National level over her career and raced several international World Cups on the mountain bike. She won 2 Masters National Championship titles on the road (Time Trial and Road Race).
She and her husband have a teenage son and live in Park City, Utah. With a great support crew and loving family, she is able to fulfill her dreams of empowering women on and off the bike. Along with being a master mountain bike coach, Erica is a certified Life Coach and Weight Loss Coach.
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