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Most GPA 4.0 Stanford University graduates don’t turn to a career in cycling, especially female ones. Candace Shadley did. The founder of Trek Dirt Series has had arguably the biggest impact on female cyclists of any woman in the past 10 years. Through Trek Dirt Series, she’s taught more than 15,000 riders, mostly women, to mountain bike, at the same time setting a North American standard for teaching technical riding. Shadley first threw her leg over a fat tire bike at the prodding of her
Wide, light, stiff carbon wheels with fast hub engagement and excellent trail dampening: long the dream of mountain bike rider and designer alike. And the Atomik Chubby 43's come pretty close to that nirvana. While there are always some tradeoffs with wheel design (width for weight, stiffness for compliance and dampening), the Atomik Chubby 43's clever technology and design balance those features very well. Of course, at $540 per rim, you'll still have to pay handsomely for them (that
In 2006, at age 21, Ted Ligety became the youngest American male to win an Alpine Skiing Olympic Gold Medal. Since then he’s dominated the men’s alpine circuit, winning five World Cup Overall giant slalom titles, five World Championship titles (the first man in 45 years to win three events at the World Championships: GS, Super-G and Combined, and the first to win three consecutive World Championship titles in GS). His 2014 Olympic Gold Medal was the first ever for the U.S.A. in giant slalom.