Resume

  • UCI Tissot Mountain Bike World Cup Champion 2002
  • UCI Mountain Bike World Champion 2001
  • Olympic Games 2000: mountain bike, 7th
  • Olympic Games 1996: road race
  • Pan American Games: gold medallist (cross country) 1999
  • U.S. National cross-country champion: 2004, 2002, 1999
  • U.S. National short-track cross-country champion: 2004, 2002,1999
  • U.S. National cyclo-cross champion: 1997-01, 03
  • U.S. National Road and Omnium Collegiate champion: 1991
  • U.S. Olympic Festival gold medallist (road race) 1993
  • UCI Tissot World Cup: 2nd overall, 2000
  • World Mountain Bike Championships: 1994, 1997-2002, 2004
  • World Road Cycling Championships: 1993-94 (bronze), 1998-99
  • World Cyclo-Cross Championships: 2004 (5th) , 2002 (4th), 2000 (7th)
  • UCI World Cup wins (mtb): two (cross-country); one in cyclo-cross 2002
  • Finished on the podium (top 5) in all UCI World Cup races for 2002, 2000
  • National race wins: eight (cross-country), fourteen (short-track cross-country)
  • Sea Otter Classic 1st overall 2004, 2003, 2002, 1999, stage winner 1999-2004
  • Hewlett Packard International Women’s Challenge (road) stage winner: 1993 1996, 1997, 2001
  • Redlands Cycling Classic (road) 1st overall, one stage win: 2000, 1996
  • Tour of Willamette (road) 1st overall, two stage wins: 2001
  • Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame Inductee (2003)
  • VeloNews North American Female Cyclist of the Year (2002, 1999)
  • Bicycle Retailer and Industry News Female Athlete of the Year (2002)
  • Colorado Sports Hall of Fame Amateur Athlete of the Year (2001)
  • Colorado Sportswoman of the Year (2001)
  • Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph Athlete of the Year (2001)
  • Colorado College Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee (2000)
  • Named to the Top Ten Greatest Colorado Female Athletes of All Time by the Denver Post 1999
  • U.S. Olympic Committee Athlete of the Month (June 1997, December 1999, - December 2000, September 2001)
  • USA Cycling’s nominee for 1998-99, 2001 USOC SportsWoman of the Year
  • USA Cycling’s nominee for the 2001 Sullivan Award
  • Three-time VISA/USA Cycling Elite Mountain Bike Female Athlete of the Year (1997-99)
  • National Mountain Bike A Team (1999-2002)
  • 1987 Valedictorian Smoky Hill High School (Aurora, Colo.)
  • MVP and all-league soccer player at Smoky Hill
  • 1991 graduate of Colorado College in Colorado Springs, CO (B.A., biology)
  • Laura Golden Award recipient for Outstanding Female Athlete at CC
  • Stage win at 1996 La Grand Boucle Feminine (women’s Tour de France) was first by American since 1989
  • Won the NORBA National Championship and UCI World Cup Overall Championship in 2002 while competing with a broken wrist
  • Began professional mountain biking career in 1997