Mara Abbott

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Birthday
14, 1985
Birthplace
Boulder, CO
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
14, 1985 (age 33)
Birthplace
Boulder, CO

About

Professional cyclist for the Wiggle High5 team who rose to fame after becoming the first ever American to win the Giro Donne Grand Tour of women's bicycle racing. She also placed fifth in the USA National Championship Women's Road Race.

Before Fame

She graduated from Whitman with a degree in economics. She was a competitive swimmer for Whitman College before taking up cycling. She won two straight National College Cycling Association Division II championships.

Trivia

She won back to back championships in the Mount Evans Hill Climb in 2005 and 2006.

Family Life

She was born and raised in Boulder, Colorado.

Associated With

She beat out former champions Kristin Armstrong and Amber Neben in the National Cycling Championships in 2007.