Christine Throburn practices medicine at the Palo Alto Medical Clinic as a rheumatologist, when she’s not racing for Webcor Builders women’s professional cycling team.
Christine won the National Time Trial Championship in 2004. She placed 4th in the individual time trial and 15th in the road race during the 2004 Olympics in Athens.
Christine has been racing on track and road for eleven years, with a three year break while she completed medical school at Stanford.
Mary McCOnneloug is one of two women on the U.S. women’s mountain biking team. She hails from the birthplace of mountain biking, Fairfax, California in Marin County. Mary finished 9th in the 2004 Athens Olympics and hopes to podium in Beijing when she races on August 22.
Mary and her mountain biking husband Mike Broderick keep an online journal at Cyclingnews.com.