You’re in great hands at Wasatch Road and Trail
Our team of physicians, pro riders, guest speakers, and support staff with help make this an unforgettable road cycling experience. We’ve partnered with an excellent chef, mechanic, and yoga instructor to meet all your needs.
Dr. Eric Heiden
The knee, shoulder and sports medicine specialist at Heiden Orthopedics.
Although many claim “sports medicine” to be their specialty, Dr. Heiden embodies the term like no other orthopedic surgeon.
Earning more medals in a single Olympics than any previous Olympic athlete and setting 15 world records in his speed skating career, Dr. Heiden is a true American sports icon. At the 1980 Lake Placid Olympic Winter Games, he won the Gold in all five speed skating events, including sprint and distance, while setting four Olympic records and one world record.
After retiring from speed skating, Dr. Heiden began a second career in cycling. He quickly rose to the top, winning a United States Cycling Championship and competing with the 7-Eleven team in the 1986 Tour de France just a few years later. By 1991, Dr. Heiden had earned his medical degree from Stanford University and was ready to begin his third career – what he considers his life work – as an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine.
In 2006, Dr. Heiden and his wife, Dr. Karen Heiden, relocated to Park City and worked at “The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH),” In 2008, Drs Eric and Karen Heiden established their own orthopedic practices in Park City and Salt Lake. As an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Heiden finds that his experiences skating and cycling help him form a unique connection with his patients, many of whom are injured athletes.out the hosts/ staff at the retreat.
Pro cyclist and founder of Women in the Mountains
Erica is the founder of Women in the Mountains, a mountain bike skills company. She and her coaches teach hundreds of women each season in Utah, Nevada and New Zealand. They host a variety of events from one day to multi-day clinics and luxury retreats.
Erica is a certified Professional Mountain Bike Instructor (PMBIA) in addition to being a USA Cycling coach. Erica has been teaching skills clinics since 2011 and has worked with hundreds of 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.
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 10-year old son and call Park City, Utah home. She is supported by JAMIS Bicycles for the 7th season in a row. With a great support crew and loving family, she is able to travel around the country and the world fulfilling her dreams and sharing her passion for cycling.
Jenna is a Texas born personal chef living in Salt Lake City, UT. She creates diverse, unique, and creative dishes that will please even the pickiest eater. You can relax and enjoy your unforgettable experience and rest assured that your meals at Wasatch Road & Trail will be nutritious and delicious.
Wasatch Road and Trail retreat will have mechanical support by Flying Sprocket. As a Certified Bike Mechanic, Troy provides a personal and professional touch to everything he does. From a complete overhaul of the latest electronic shifting to simply fixing a flat tire, Troy has been trusted by cycling professionals for many years. He will be servicing retreat guests' bikes each night to be sure they are ready for another smooth ride the next day!
YOGA / MASSAGE THERAPIST
Sarah is a full-time yoga instructor and massage therapist with more than 10 years experience. She has taken these skills on the road and has taught and worked worldwide. She is a mountain girl working with professional skiers, climbers, cyclists, and poker players in many aspects of wellness. She has worked in five star spas, remote luxury resorts, hospitals, and with professional athletes. She studies and practices structural integration, orthopedic massage, and lymphatic drainage. Her yoga style is alignment based, deep, and approachable.
photo by Kate Speare