2013 Kona Jake, 2015 Kona Jake the Snake, 2008 Kona Major Jake, 2013 Kona Jake the Snake, 2006 Kona Kula, 2012 Ridley Excalibur, 2008 Surly Long Haul Trucker, 2001 LeMond Buenos Aires, 1984 Pinarello Gran Turismo, 1982 Trek 614
Check out the "Tips for Newbies" thread in the cyclocross racing sub-forum:
velonews.com has some video explaining how to attack the barriers.....get off bike, jump over barrier, get back on bike. watch that, make a pvc "barrier" and start practicing. sounds like your fit so its going to be a lot of technique. don't slip on the car! and remember to have fun and not take it too seriuosly!