Greg Mazu: Founder, Chief Encouragement Officer
Greg is the president of Singletrack Trails, Inc. with 14 years of experience. His specialties include on-site trail layout design, meeting with local user groups and providing the main equipment and labor supervision for trail construction. He is familiar with working on hybrid style contracts that include partnerships of trail contractors, volunteers and the local government entity. A mountain biker at heart, Greg has spent the majority of his trailbuilding career working on shared-use, non-motorized trail systems. Greg has successfully created trail destinations throughout the country that create an enjoyable user experience for casual riders out for an easy Sunday ride to advanced riders looking for challenging terrain with technical trail features like jumps and drops. He will bring a philosophy to create fun, sustainable trails that prevent user conflicts to any to any Singletrack Trails project.
James Flatten: Chief Project Wrangler
James Flatten joined the Singletrack Trails crew in 2007. As the Chief Trail Supervisor, he is now responsible to ensure that projects are completed on time and exceed expectations. His career as a dirt shaper was packed into prominence as the Lead Course Designer and Chief Builder for the Ranchstyle Mountain Bike Festival near Grand Junction, Colorado. The event under James’ tutelage of sculpting became a Silver Level Freeride Mountain Bike Tour event in 2010.
Knowing how to build competition courses for the 1% of mountain bikers and extrapolating that knowledge to build dirt jumps, pumptracks, and rhythm trails for the 95% is James’ specialty. He has been adding the “free” to freeride trails since 2002. With James on the project in charge of dirt shaping, everyone will be happy.
Aaron Cholewa: Project Wrangler
Aaron Cholewa joined the Singletrack Trails crew in 2013. As the Site Supervisor, he is now responsible to ensure that projects are completed on time and exceed expectations. His career as a trail construction professional began like most as a volunteer. Combining his recreational passion of mountain biking and he enthusiasm for advocating for the sport, Aaron be working with the Chicago Area Mountain Bikers Association.
Aaron continued his passion for trail construction after moving to Fort Collins, CO to attend Colorado State University. He joined the Singletrack Trails to pursue a career in the outdoor recreation industry and has been essential in the growth and expansion of the services offered by Singletrack Trails.
David Barnett: V.P. Operations & GIS Guru
Over 25 years of experience in information technology, geosciences, mineral exploration and geographic information science (GIS), contributing to successful projects through results driven process improvement, implementation of modern technologies, strong communication skills, professional customer support and on-going career development. David is a certified professional geologist, GIS professional, web map developer and FAA licensed remote pilot.
Singletrack Trails Crew
The Singletrack Trails construction crew is composed of passionate trail users and dedicated mountain bikers. The crew works for Singletrack Trails to feed their addiction to providing smiles to the trail users that come down the path later on. They have extensive supervisory experience as conservation crew leaders as part of Singletrack Trails. They have extensive experience as conservation corps crew leaders and as supervisors as part of Singletrack Trails. These crew members take pride in the work they leave behind and are always striving to create a desirable trail experience.