Rebecca’s illustrious career began when she joined the Downers Grove North High School cross-country team for the free tracksuit; years later, she finds herself among the racks of the world’s elite endurance athletes. In August of 2011, Rebecca won her third straight Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race, crushing her previous year’s record time by almost 16 minutes. She returned to the iconic race for 2012, and successfully defended her title once again.
In addition to three 24-hour solo mountain bike World Champion rainbow jerseys, the Masters XC and National XC single-speed mountain biking championship titles, Reba has also taken wins at Idaho’s Short Track state championship a state Cyclocross title.
Rebecca's talent also extends to Nordic Skiing - a Masters Cross Country Skiing World Championship winner, she has also taken the top prize at the Raid Gauloises' Adventure Racing World Championships. And, although that’s just cross-section of her palmarès, it’s easy to see why Rebecca has been profiled by the likes of Sports Illustrated, Outside Magazine and Adventure Sport Magazine.
Since 2011, Rebecca has also spearheaded a series of female ride initiatives under the “SRAM Gold Rusch Tour” moniker. The tour - which includes race and training clinics at the Sea Otter Classic, an all-girls MTB camp, races and a gravel Gran Fondo style event in Sun Valley, Idaho - is still going strong, and continues to build momentum under Rebecca's expert guidance.Read more