Seminar Presenter Bio
Lauren Jensen is a multi-sport coach, a physical therapist and an elite triathlete from Muskego WI. She is the owner and head coach of Tri Faster®. Lauren has thirty years of experience instructing swimming and has been coaching triathletes for twenty years. She has been competing in triathlons since 1985 and to date has competed in over 300 triathlons while netting over 100 wins.
Tom is a doctor of physical therapy, licensed and certified athletic trainer and certified strength and conditioning specialist. Tom has advanced training in orthopedic physical therapy, sports medicine, manual therapy and the biomechanics of over-use injuries. He was part of the medical staff for the Olympic Games in Atlanta and the Sports Medicine staff at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
R. J. Kinderman is a recently retired high school principal living with his wife Denise and their dog Kiki on their farm in northwestern Wisconsin. With free time in his life once again, he embarked on his latest adventure of writing Tailwinds across America.
Bruno Maier is the Sr. vice-president of the Bikes Belong Coalition, the U.S. bicycling industry association dedicated to putting more people on bicycles more often. He has helped lead this growing national organization since joining in June 2009.
Mark Steckhahn and Harriet Pfersch have been self-contained bicycling over the last twenty years around the globe. Both met at a bicycle club camping & biking weekend in 1993 and have been bike camping together ever since. Both enjoy the outdoors, going from place to place on their touring bikes, carrying their own gear, and camping along the way. They’ve crossed the United States, traveled from Germany to Austria, and visited both the North & South Islands of New Zealand, all on their touring bikes, self-contained, of course!
Jeff started his career with Wheel & Sprocket (working Saturdays only) 14 years ago while he was with the North Shore Fire Department. Since retiring 6 years ago, you'll see him 3-4 days a week either building bikes or teaching customers all about the world of recumbents.
David Spiegelberg works as a Regional Tourism Specialist for the Wisconsin Department of Tourism.
Ryan Giuliano is an avid endurance athlete. He started as a runner in high school and college, then ventured into triathlons. He raced as a full time professional triathlete for 2 years and was selected to 8 difference national teams to compete in the world championships for duathlon (run, bike run). In 2012 he was ranked 13th in the world for Powerman duathlons which is a 10k run, 60k bike, 10k race format.