What Happened to Kait Boyle?
Less than 2 months after winning the 2019 24-hour Mountain Bike World Championships, Kait Boyle was in a car wreck that left her in a wheelchair with a fractured pelvis, ruptured bladder…and other things. 2 years later, she attempted a Fastest Known Time attempt on the Kokopelli trail. Did she do it? Or not?? This post is going to update you on what happened to Kait Boyle in that Fastest known time attempt 🙂
Let’s start with a quick recap:
2 months later, she was in that car wreck that left her in a wheelchair, with fractured leg bones, ruptured bladder, and ….well…this on the inside…
and this on the outside..
And yet…6 months later…
with Dr. Kelly’s help…
And now it’s the fall of 2020 and Kait wants to try to set a Fastest Known Time on The Kokopelli Trail
She wants to be “Fastest For Now”
1. It is a long ride…
The Kokopelli Trail is 137 miles long, and runs from Fruta, CO to Moab, UT. It is a combination of 4×4 trails, gravel roads and real-deal-singletrack.
2. With lots of climbing…
It has nearly 15,000 feet of climbing.
3. And for an FKT, you can’t have help.
From the Singletracks Blog about this effort, they state that the idea of the FKT is that the attempt must be completely self-supported. No help whatsoever. Just you and your bike. Yikes.
4. Let’s Ride
Would Kait’s Pelvis stand up to the effort? She rode her heart out for 13 hours and 7 minutes…powering through back spasms and fatigue…what happened to Kait Boyle?
Watch this amazing short, sponsored by Kurt Racks (& others) to discover more!!!
Turns out that Kait’s effort WAS enough for her to set the new Fastest Known Time. And as of 2022, that time still stands.
Thanks for Reading!
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