Jon started racing at age 5 on the BMX track. Motocross racing soon followed for many years and he even raced MotoGP bikes briefly. Cycling has always been a big part of his life. It started as cross training and grew into his passion.
He raced on the road team at The University of Florida, which is also when Jon started mountain bike racing nearly 25 years ago. Jon has competed and podiumed in many disciplines including downhill, dual slalom, short track, cross country,
and endurance racing. He currently holds a level 3 USA Cycling Coaching License.