XTERRA Worlds Athlete Profile: Branden Rakita
Name: Branden Rakita
Division: Pro/EliteWhere do you live?Colorado Springs CO
Have you raced at the XTERRA World Championship before?Yes, 12th year
What aspect of the XTERRA World Championship are you most excited or least excited about?I am excited about the new course, I think it will go through a few changes and refinements over the next couple years but I am hoping that the continued work and a dedicated trail will create a good course.
What are your expectations or hopes for your race at Worlds?I am very much hoping to continue a very good season and aiming for a top 10, the field is extremely deep and talented and it will not be easy for anyone.
So you like to ride your bike, are there other childish habits do you have yet to grow out of?If riding your bike is childish then I will never grow up, I love to play outside and get dirty and doubt that will ever change as well.