Clif Pro Team photo on grass hill with city in background.

Clif Pro Team

About Clif Pro Team

Favorite Color
Katerina Nash: Dark Blue
Sofia Gomez-Villafane: Green
Russell Finsterwald: Blue
Catharine Pendrel: Teal
*Remembering Ben Sonntag: Strawberry Blonde

Favorite Food
Katerina Nash: Sushi
Sofia Gomez-Villafane: Thai
Russell Finsterwald: Thai
Catharine Pendrel: Fruit
*Remembering Ben Sonntag: Pizza or Thai curry

Favorite Vacation Spot
Katerina Nash: BC
Sofia Gomez-Villafane: Mountains
Russell Finsterwald: Patagonia
Catharine Pendrel: In Maui at the moment. It's pretty nice.
*Remembering Ben Sonntag: Dolomites

Favorite Hype Song
Katerina Nash: I'll survive - Cake
Sofia Gomez-Villafane: Lose Yourself - Eminem
Russell Finsterwald: Habib Galbi - A-WA
Catharine Pendrel: Shape of You - Ed Sheeran
*Remembering Ben Sonntag: Dance - Tones and I

Favorite Movie
Katerina Nash: Kolja
Russell Finsterwald: Talladega Nights
Catharine Pendrel: X Men
*Remembering Ben Sonntag: Elf

What's the most epic CamelBak moment you've ever had with our products or brand?
Katerina Nash: Getting lost with my dogs, yet having enough water for them.
Sofia Gomez-Villafane: Photoshoot in Palm Springs!
Russell Finsterwald: Bike packing the Colorado Trail!
Catharine Pendrel: I kinda feel like most times I put on a CamelBak things get a little epic. It means I'm planning a big day.
*Remembering Ben Sonntag: Each year end of season 'all you can eat' MTB ride, sunset to sunset.

What's the strangest or most fun part of your pre-race ritual?
Katerina Nash: I drink a lot of fluids. Not only because isn't good for me but I also want to be well hydrated in case of drug testing. I hate to spend too much time at drug testing after the race.
Sofia Gomez-Villafane: My music playlist!
Russell Finsterwald: Eating pancakes!
Catharine Pendrel: Me and my teammate share all of our process and outcome goals for our race the night before. I love hearing their goals and it gets me more excited for race day!
*Remembering Ben Sonntag: Hotel room pancakes on our own brought griddle & lots of coffee from 'Cafe Waldeski'.

What are your personal and professional goals for 2020?
Katerina Nash: To continue to be a good person and to ride my bike with fun people. To always remember to bring my reusable CamelBak bottle when I need it.
Sofia Gomez-Villafane: Professional: Olympic qualification, repeat national championship. Personal: Go on an epic off the grid vacation.
Russell Finsterwald: Win Epic Rides Series overall, Tokyo 2020, more adventures!
Catharine Pendrel: 4th Olympics and strong Performance (Canada), world cup and Epic Ride Podiums.
*Remembering Ben Sonntag: Win Epic Rides series overall.