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, event organizer of Rooted Vermont, 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.
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.
Devin is a connector, community organizer, event planner and advocate for BIPOC folks in cycling. She launched Radical Adventure Riders ATL (RAR ATL) in 2019 and is an avid bikepacker and gravel cyclist.
Bill skis fast and makes great vlog videos to enhance the game. This Vermont born and raised athlete is a UVM graduate and is part of the powerhouse T2 school located at Stratton Mountain School.
Sam prefers to go fast on the bike and may be seen mixing it up on skis in the winter. He is a senior at UVM and races for the Competitive Edge Elite team.
Michael is a professional photographer and has called Vermont his home for over 20 years.
When he is not toiling away in the studio, he can be found bikepacking, rock climbing, ice climbing, skiing, or traveling to far-off lands.
Competitive swimmer turned ultra runner, enjoys distances over 50K, loves running in the mountains, and thinks all outdoor athletes should be environmentalists; running coach who enjoys using a ‘whole person approach.’
Jimmy Christensen is a mountain biker and content creator, bringing his passion for the two-wheeled outdoors to a consumable, instructive format. With instructional videos, riding tutorials, race insight, and product reviews, he’s showing the sport of Enduro Mountain Biking to the masses.
Wondu is a collegiate Track&Field and XC runner at Franklin Pierce University. If you look for a smile-fanatic guy cruising along the Burlington Bike Path over the summer, good chance it is Wondu. Don’t forget to wave!
Katharine Ogden is a cross country ski racer, recreational mountain and gravel biker and aspiring social worker (currently in grad school pursuing a master of social work degree from Columbia).
Obstacle Course Racer
Ashely Heller is an obstacle course racer, professor, and 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.
While racing keeps him motivated, Brett lives for his adventure runs on The Long Trail. He’s most content when all he has is his pack, water filter, and a handful of syrups.
Sarah is a self-acclaimed faux pro runner. After competing at the professional level for years, she now runs to push her limits, maintain a shred of sanity, and for the sheer joy of it.
At the young age of 24, Lindsey is a trail and ultra runner who is tougher than nails. Currently calling Colorado home, she runs mountains, the collegiate trail running team at Western Colorado University (assistant coach), and her own run coaching business Running Wild LLC.
Equal parts cyclist, and seeker of the finest baked goods – Libby loves a good adventure ride to a pastry shop. The more burly the route the more fun to be had! She’s a Norcal native, former roadie, high school mountain bike coach, always searching for the ideal fast to fun ratio.
Fiona is Irish, loves words, and spends most of her time training and racing as a pro triathlete. She loves long days on the bike that involve lots of maple-fueled climbs.
As a native Kansan, Cody started his endurance racing career in gravel cycling events. He moved towards ultra running as “retired” pro cyclist began dominating the scene. The switch proved successful and he has achieved strong results running across the Midwest.
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.
Giovanni Prosperi is a cycling coach and a vegan ultra cyclist. He started seriously training at the age of 41, leaving behind smoking and since then he has been in the mix at many ultra distance events across the country.