A nationally and regionally recognized professional mountain biker with a host of state, regional and national titles to his name, Jablonski set his sights on the sport of triathlon in 2005. In April of that year, Jablonski threw his hat in the ring at the XTERRA West off-road triathlon championship in Temecula, California and crossed the finish line second amateur and 14th overall. After such an impressive showing in his debut performance, Jablonski joined the regional XTERRA circuit collecting points that eventually led him to the top in his age group both regionally and nationally.
After logging four first-place overall finishes in his first season in the sport, Jablonski was off to compete at XTERRA nationals in Tahoe, California in late September. He crossed the finish line 22nd overall and was the third amateur finisher. From Tahoe, Jablonski headed to Maui to compete in the XTERRA World Championship where he boasted a first-place overall finish as an impressive culmination to his first-year efforts. Jablonski became the reigning 2005 XTERRA Amateur World Champion.
Stephen grew up in Central Washington and was an early part of the S.E.T. Coaching family. Jason and he started working together when Stephen was a 14-year-old, racing locally in Washington State. Over the next 15 years, Stephen and Jason worked to carve out an incredibly successful professional career that included five National Championship wins, nine starts at World Championships, and multiple Top Ten World Cup finishes. He has been teammates with riders like Julian Absalon, and was the alternate to the US Olympic team in both 2012 and 2016.
Later in his career, Stephen turned his attention to Marathon and Stage racing, taking wins at events like B.C. Bike Race, competed on the road with Rally Pro Cycling, and dove into a bit of Cyclocross and Enduro Racing. With his Bachelor’s degree focused on Human Health and Performance, Stephen also has an educational background to complements his racing experience. He is a member of USA Cycling’s Board of Directors, a USA Cycling level 3 coach, and has a long history coaching and mentoring both adult and junior cyclists across all disciplines. He has the perspective and background to help you achieve your cycling goals, whatever they may be.
Carson came to the sport of mountain biking at a young age and chasing the local bike shop guys around the southeastern U.S. became quite the hobby. Through the junior years, his experience began to grow as he was able to gain a national championship and join European tours, including a couple World Championships. As a U23, he found his experience broadening even more as he took on the task at the pro level, joining multiple World Cup trips and a World Championship and adding a few National Championship podiums to his name.
Carson is a graduate of Brevard College in the cycling haven of Brevard, NC where he earned a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Exercise Science with minors in both Coaching and Biology. He was also a part of multiple national championships through his time at school. He understands the balance of being a student-athlete: earning his degree while racing professionally.
With the scientific background to match his experience, Carson keeps focus on the wholistic and dynamic aspects of mountain biking and cycling. The biggest piece of the training puzzle is making sure you enjoy the process, because happy racers go fast! He believes there is no cookie-cutter path to accomplishing goals and is devoted to your journey.