As one of the official team physicians for the BMC Racing Team, Dr. Eric Heiden joins the cyclists for their eighth year at the 2016 Tour of Utah. From August 1st to August 7th, Dr. Heiden follows the 8 riders for over 700 miles, from Zion National Park to Park City, Utah. Here are just a few of the amazing moments he captured.
Preparing for the morning training ride the day before the Tour of Utah starts.
Dr. Heiden’s view from the BMC’s “Doctors Office”
Descending down Mount Nebo at 50 mph.
The job of a mechanic during the Tour of Utah.
Joey and TJ trying to bridge to Darwin. 25 km to go.
Top of Trappers Loop.
Pre-race discussions. Next Up: Stage 2 from Escalante to Torrey, 99 miles total distance.
Tom Bohli near the top of Trappers Loop climb.
First climb of the day from Antelope Island State Park to Bountiful, Utah. 114 miles total distance.
20 minutes to the start of Stage 1 through Zion Canyon Village to Cedar City, Utah.