Co-founder of UnTapped during his time in the European-based World Tour of cycling, Ted is now a gravel cycling aficionado, husband and father, coach, and handles much of the communication here at UnTapped.
Gold medalist skier in the women’s team sprint at Pyeongchang in 2018, Kikkan is a mother, cancer survivor, motivational speaker, and overall hard charger in life.
Sometimes your family legacy means you must be a ski racer. RCS has taken the Cochran Family skiing mantle on his shoulders for his generation. Ryan’s career includes a World Cup win, Olympic silver, US National Championships and countless other podiums. Ryan also frequently returns to his home mountain to encourage the youngsters following in his ski tracks.
A 3-time NCAA champion, team USA athlete, mental health advocate, and content creator, Allie strives to be her best on the track, along the trails, and in the social media space. While performance and fitness are top priorities, she strives to show how fun, passion, intrinsic motivation, and prioritizing overall health are possible, and pertinent, to achieving athletic goals. Through vulnerability and authenticity on her YouTube channel and Instagram page, she has demonstrated the ways in which mental health has impacted her running career in an effort to help others navigate similar struggles.
Emily Newsom is a perpetually smiling face from the cycling world that we’re excited to welcome into the Maple Fanatic program. This Texas based pro has ridden the world’s biggest road races and is now taking her talents to a mixed race schedule that will involve gravel, mountain biking, and still some time on the road. As a mother and wife, she has strong family values, has a degree in piano performance, and is always challenging for the top spot on the podium.
Anna is a former D1 swimmer turned competitive cyclist turned ski mountaineer and mountain athlete. Combining her history in aerobic sports with technical skills for climbing and skiing, Anna’s focus is on long, fast technical objectives in the mountains. Most recently, things like climbing and skiing The Grand Teton in a day, or completing the Wasatch Ultimate Ridge Linkup in her home range in Salt Lake City, Utah. On objectives this big, she wouldn’t be caught without her favorite… endless packets of maple syrup!
Laura King raced triathlon for 12 years until discovering she liked playing in the dirt even more. She has worked in the cycling industry for over a decade, co-founded the gravel race Rooted Vermont, and consults with organizations and brands in the outdoor space. Laura enjoys traveling as a family to race and ride bikes, foster community and encourage growth of the sport.
A true adventurer at heart, Mike Sampson is a professional mountain biker and skier who lives in Colorado. Focused on having fun you can find Mike racing, bikepacking, ski touring, and resort charging. Born in NH, Mike is no stranger to the awesomeness of Maple, and has used it to fuel his adventures for years now. Whether on the slopes or singletrack, you can bet that Mike has Untapped in his pocket.
Annijke (she/her) is an adaptive mountain biker, para off road cyclist and adaptive athlete. In 2021, Annijke sustained a spinal cord injury during a mountain bike accident. Now, she is back to sport and living as a full time wheelchair user. Outside of loving mountain biking and being outdoors, Annijke also is passionate about making the outdoors and mountain biking a safe space for all.
Lindsey, otherwise known as Long Run Lindsey, is an elite trail and ultra runner who fuels big mountain adventures with big maple energy! Through her own pursuit of excellence in the sport and through her trail and ultra coaching business, Running Wild, Lindsey strives to shatter course records, guide others towards their ultimate potential, let people know that their story matters, and fuel it all with 100% pure maple syrup. Keep up if you can!
Obstacle Course Racer, Professor, Associate Real Estate Broker. Outside of work Ashley spends most of her time doing outdoor activities, obsessing over her dog, dirt digging, mud playing and reading lots and lots of books.
Aliza runs faster than you do. And she is an integral part of the UnTapped team. She’s a born and raised Vermonter and will happily tear your legs off while telling you why maple syrup is awesome.