Chris is a former elite level cyclist, competing throughout the U.S. and Europe. While completing his PhD in Exercise Physiology, he turned to trail running and later XTerra Duathlon and Triathalon. Chris has posted major results in 5k - 50 k trail events, Duathlon Trail Nationals, road triathlons and XTerra events, and has coached some of the U.S.'s hottest new cyclist stars. He brings more than 15 years coaching experience and the latest science to training beginners through professionals. In addition to his work as a coach, Harnish works with spinal cord injured persons at the McGuire VAMC and hosts the popular ESP podcast.