KÜHL Bike Team Bio: Jill Cederholm

Jill Cederholm is a member of Kühl‘s Pro/Elite Cycling team. She is a former collegiate swimmer and professional triathlete. She resides in Mendota Heights, Minnesota with her husband and daughter.

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What’s your day job? What’s your passion?
I’m a crisis intake worker at St. Joe’s hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota. I also work for the Life Time Fitness Group cycling department. My passion is living a healthy lifestyle and balancing work, family, happiness and good health. I love empowering others to empower themselves.

What makes you a Kühl Kid? How do you live the Mountain Culture?
I thrive on all outdoor challenges that test my physical and emotional strengths.

What’s your most memorable adventure?
All of the 3-7 day bike challenges, 24-hour team challenges and adventure races I’ve done.

Who inspires you?
There isn’t one single person. It’s mainly those that empower themselves not to waste the opportunities that lie ahead! What inspires me is taking a chance on something that is beyond my  comfort zone.

What’s your favorite piece of gear?
Bikes!

What’s your worst habit?
Espresso. Lots of Espresso. Not sure it’s a bad habit…I think of it more as a food group!

What song makes you most stoked to play hard?
Anything that’s aggressive and up-beat.

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What’s your favorite food and drink after an adventure?
When it’s hot, a Cold Coca-Cola and some pizza.

Best way to end a first date?
Planning for a 2nd one.

What’s hot/what’s not?
By the time I come up with what’s HOT, it’s NOT.

What’s the worst injury you sustained from adventuring and how did you recover?
I had BAD crash at the 2015 Leadville Mtb Bike Race. I put my energy into/ focused on things I COULD do rather than COULDN’T do.

Genie gives you three wishes and you have five minutes to decide all three. What are they

  1. To live a life of adventures with little fear (after having a bad bike accident there’s some hesitation I didn’t have before). To ride to and beyond my potential.
  2. A lifetime supply of KUHL clothing
  3. Maintain close family ties and healthy, happy wishes to all

If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
To recover quicker after hard epic adventures so I could do more of them!

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What’s your favorite thing about Kühl?
Their cutting edge outdoor image and the support of the athletes is AMAZING! Love it!

What’s your favorite piece of Kühl clothing?
Kühl pants are great, super comfy and yet classy, making them really versatile.  The quality is top notch.

2016 Calendar of Events
Jill will be competing in the following events in 2016:

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