Steven Yore’s outdoor passions include endurance mountain biking, backcountry skiing, whitewater kayaking and hiking with his dog, Moxie. He began pursuing mountain bike racing in 2006 and excels at 12-hour, 24-hour and 100-mile races. Steve’s recent finishes include 4th place solo at the 2009 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo in Tucson, 7th place solo at the 2008 24 Hours of Moab, 5th in the 2008 Leadville 50 and 47th place of 900 competitors at the 2008 Leadville 100. He has completed the Colorado race three times and is hoping for 10 finishes.
Steve was pictured on the cover of Outside magazine in September 2008 as part of the feature “The Fittest Real Men in America,” which detailed the lives and training regimens of non-professional competitors who balance fitness and racing with work and family. Steve is an IT professional working for the state of New Mexico.
His team includes his wife, Janine, who ably crews for his longer races, and his coach, Derick Williamson, of Source Endurance in Austin. Steve has lived in Santa Fe since 2002, where he and Janine are always trying to find more time to ride their road-bike tandem, garden and entertain. Steve joined Team Santa Fe in 2009.