In 28 years, Tony has passionately led crews in sculpting almost 1000 kilometers of shared-use and purpose-built trails for mountain bicyclists and other trail users of all ages and abilities around the world. His experience includes professional trail building companies, governmental agencies, and non-profit organizations.
His passion is creating sustainable, kinesthetically and aesthetically diverse trails that mountain bikers love to ride. He is highly skilled on the utilization and training of state-of-the-art trail technology like the Sutter 500 Trail Dozer, SWECO 480 Trail Dozer, miniature/micro excavators, loaders, tracked carriers, and ATV rakes & harrows.
Tony is a pioneer in the evolution and art of creating sustainable, machine-built trails for mountain bikers. His accomplishments include: establishing the first mountain bike patrol in Colorado in 1989, training eight IMBA/Subaru Trail Care Crews (1997-2011), inspiring the IMBA Trail Solutions Program (2001), and assisting with both IMBA books (Trail Solutions: IMBA’s Guide to Building Sweet Singletrack and Managing Mountain Bikes: IMBA’s Guide to Providing Great Riding).
He has been an active member of the Professional Trail Builders Association and American Trails since 1995. His primary focus since the summer of 2010, has been assisting IMBA develop their international markets and creating the next generation of kinesthetically diverse “flow-based” tracks.