Petzl team member Rebecca Rusch is a world-class endurance athlete with many wins and championship titles to her name. She is a three-time winner of the Solo Mountain Bike 24 Hour World Championships and has won numerous adventure races. Last weekend, she crushed the Leadville Trail 100 Mountainbike Race - the biggest endurance mountain bike race in the world. The entire race takes place abouve 9,000 ft, with a peak altitude of 12,600 ft. She shared the winners' podium with Lance Armstong, who placed first in the men's event.
To read more about Rebecca and here amazing string of victories, check out her blog. She has a great play-by-play report of her Leadville win.
Photo courtesy of Rebecca Rusch