Alison Sydor (born September 9, 1966 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian cross country mountain cyclist.
She began cycling at age 20 and is a graduate of the University of Victoria.
She won a silver medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in mountain bike, and has won 3 World Mountain Bike Championships gold medals :
1994 in Vail, Colorado;
1995 in Kirchzarten, Germany;
1996 in Cairns, Australia;
and the 2002 relay race in Kaprun, Austria.
Alison Sydor has also won five silver medals (1992, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2003) and three bronze (1998, 1999 (relay race), 2004) at mountain bike world championships, and one bronze at the road
world championships (1991).
In addition, Alison Sydor has won 17 World Cup (cross-country) races in her career, and for 13 consecutive years (1992-2004) never finished outside of the top-5 at the world championships.
The purpose of this website is to let you learn more about her and all her
achievements of these seventeen last years as pro mountain-bike racer.
Enjoy your visit!
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Alison has decided to make her retirement official - June 21/10
This news has been announced in the current issue of the Canadian magazine PEDAL. They have written an article about Alison's career and they also have her on the cover of the new issue.
Alison wins the 2009 'Cross National of cyclocross - October 11/09
Alison is now the only Canadian (woman) to have won national titles in Road, Mountain Bike and Cyclo-cross disciplines!
Courtesy : Canadian Cyclist