The Olympic Games are considered by many to be the pinnacle of athletic achievement and the zenith of athletic competition. And to win a gold medal is to stamp one’s name firmly in the pages of history. But what of those athletes who win more than one gold medal? Their exploits are the stuff of legend.
TWENTY16 and Felt athlete Kristin Armstrong has been named by USA Cycling selection committee as one of the two time trialists to represent Team USA at Rio Olympics in August. Armstrong, who won a gold medal in Beijing and a gold medal in London, will be focused on a hat trick.
The 2016 Amgen Women’s Tour of California featured a very unique stage in the form of a team time trial, wherein riders on the same team roll out of the starting box in a race against the clock. But this wasn’t just any team time trial, which are typically contested on purpose-built time trial bikes.