Thursday, August 27, 2009


I have been at this camp all week down at the Olympic Training Center. Our schedule has consisted of eating, flogging ourselves at the track, eating, recovering, napping, riding, eating, and sleeping. Hopefully the results will outweigh this pain.

Check out the following press release:

Olympic and World Championship medalists will attempt to break national record this Thursday in Memorial Park

Colorado Springs, Colo. (August 26, 2009) --A seasoned roster of Olympic and World Championship medalists will attempt to break a national track cycling record this Thursday at the 7-Eleven Velodrome in Memorial Park.
During this week's Thursday Night Thunder in the Parkracing series, the following women will split into two teams and attempt to break the three-kilometer Team Pursuit record:
Kristin Armstrong(Boise, Idaho) - 2008 Olympic gold medalist
Sarah Hammer(Temecula, Calif.) - Two-time World Champion
Dotsie Bausch (Irvine, Calif.) - Former Pan American Champion
Cari Higgins(Boulder, Colo.) - Four-time Pan American medalist
Shelly Olds(Scotts Valley, Calif.) - World Cup medalist
Kim Geist(Bethlehem, Penn.) - Two-time Junior World Championships medalist
The current record for this event, set by Sarah Hammer, Dotsie Bausch, and Jennie Reed in October of 2007, is 3:34.783.

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