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Posted on 15. Aug, 2013 by stephanie.
With team mates Jessica Cutler, Colleen Hayduk, and Jade Wilcoxson, Ruth Winder won the Women Team Pursuit Gold at the USA Cycling Elite Time Track National Championship held in Carson, CA earlier this month. This national title caps an amazing season for Winder. She raced in Europe in the spring, completed her first Giro Rosa [...]
Posted on 10. Jul, 2013 by stephanie.
Watching sports has changed forever. Social media has done this. I no longer need to run to the box scores for baseball game details or turn to ESPN for game updates. I simply pop open Twitter for updates and sporting tidbits. Watching live sporting events with Twitter is now the norm. All of the cycling [...]
Posted on 18. May, 2013 by stephanie.
The Amgen Tour of California Women’s Time Trial was a battle between Evelyn Stevens (Specialized-lululemon) and Alison Powers (NOW and Novartis for MS) who started 30 seconds behind Stevens. Powers made her move on the technical descent and was able to catch Stevens mid way through the course. Stevens was able to ride away from [...]
Posted on 16. May, 2013 by stephanie.
Three minutes into Stage 5 of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California, former Taiwan national champion Chun Kai Feng (Champion System Pro Cycling) joined Thomas De Gendt (Vacansoleil-DCM) and Carter Jones (Bissell Pro Cycling) in a long, sustained break. The break worked well together but was absorbed with 50 km to go. Feng did the [...]
Posted on 30. Apr, 2013 by stephanie.
Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategy’s Jade Wilcoxson is continuing her winning ways. Wilcoxson not only won the opening crit stage at the Sea Otter Classic but also the next day’s road race stage. She finished the Sea Otter Classic with a 3rd overall and the Sprint jersey. “Sea Otter is training for Gila,“ [...]
Posted on 23. Apr, 2013 by stephanie.
Bruce Bochy, the manager of the San Francisco Giants, had to make several risky moves on the road to two MLB World Series Championships in three years. Three years ago, Bochy started a rookie, Buster Posey, in the critical catcher position. Posey went on to become Rookie of the Year. Last year Bochey gambled again [...]
Wilcoxson – “My goals coming into the season was to have fun with racing and to be a great team mate.”
Posted on 15. Aug, 2012 by stephanie.
Jade Wilcoxson (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies) has had a successful year for any professional rider, let alone a neo-pro rider. After only a couple of years racing in the amateur ranks, Wilcoxson signed with her very first professional team. She wasted little time in making her presence known.
Posted on 09. Jul, 2012 by stephanie.
Easily the most aggressive rider at the 2012 San Rafael Twilight Criterium was Alison Tetrick of Exergy TWENTY12. She was either off in a solo break attempt or chasing down the numerous break attempts by Vanderkitten-Focus riders. Tetrick was rewarded in her final solo attempt with an easy sprint win. Loren Rowney (Specialized-lululemon) finished in [...]
Posted on 19. Jun, 2012 by stephanie.
With her second place finish in May at the UCI World Cup in Bresse, France, Katerina Nash secured an automatic qualification to the 2012 London Olympic Games. She will be representing the Czech Republic in cross country mountain biking. “This is going to be my fourth Olympics,” Nash told podiuminsight. “This selection feels very different. [...]
Posted on 08. Jun, 2012 by stephanie.
Recently several stories about Evelyn Stevens (Specialized-lululemon) leaving Wall Street to race her bike have been written. Stevens is headed to compete at the 2012 London Summer Olympics representing the USA. Though Stevens journey to London is amazing, she is not the first cyclist to leave high finance. Linda Jackson, Team TIBCO Founder and President, [...]