WINNING THE DAY Scott Humphries, Shane Merz and Jeff Cotner (from left) meet up at the finish line of the 2012 Leadville 100-mile Mountain Bike Race, the first Leadville 100 race they completed together.
BREAKING AWAY Ironman Taiwan 2015 was the last race on the “one-per-continent” quest Jeff Cotner (pictured) completed with Scott Humphries and Shane Merz. (Photo: FinisherPix®)
Shane Merz crosses the finish line of the Leadville 100-mile Mountain Bike Race in 2013, just minutes after his friends Jeff Cotner (in background) and Scott Humphries. (Photo: Dot Short)