Anna Meares, OAM, is the most decorated female track cyclist of all time, including 6 Olympic medals. The team sprint is one of the most intense things you can do on a bicycle, and this workout will take you through what it feels like to participate in one!
Anna van der Breggen, who took home the gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the women’s road race, can put in a massive attack to create a break, but somehow still have plenty left in the tank to sprint ahead for the win. Similar to how she won the Gold in 2016. This workout will challenge your ability to recover after putting in a couple of hard efforts, and test your mettle as you sprint for the line on tired legs.
Georgia Simmerling won the bronze medal in the team pursuit in 2016 and is the first Canadian to compete in 3 different sports in 3 Olympic games (cycling, alpine skiing, and skicross). The team pursuit is a short and VERY intense event on the track which requires enormous wattage to be successful. This workout will take you through what it feels like to push yourself during a team pursuit event.
With the nickname 'Queen of BMX', you know Mariana Pajón, ODB, is the real deal, and her 2 Olympic gold medals in BMX, multiple World Championships, and Pan American Games victories just back it up! An essential skill for BMX athletes is to generate massive force and torque to the pedals, especially when the gate drops. This workout features low cadence intervals, and pedal stroke work, which help develop pedaling force.
Nelson Vails is the first, and only, African American Cyclist to win an Olympic medal. He took home the Silver medal in the sprint in the 1984 Olympics. Nicknamed “The Cheetah”, he is known for going from zero to 40+ MPH in the blink of an eye. The track sprint is an equal mental and physical challenge with competitors playing tricks and mind-games on one another before uncorking their sprint… Be prepared to launch yours when the time is right!
Nino Schurter is arguably the greatest male cross-country mountain bike rider of all time. He completed the 2017 World Cup season with 6 consecutive wins, something no one else has ever achieved before, won the gold medal in mountain biking at the 2016 Olympics, the silver medal at the 2012 Olympics, and the bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics. Surging over threshold and returning to it repeatedly is a crucial skill for any great mountain biker. This workout will help develop that ability.
Dame Sarah Storey, DBE, with a total of fourteen Paralympic gold medals, makes her the most successful female British Paralympian of all time! This workout will take you through what it feels like to tackle the individual pursuit on the track, which Dame Storey is known for. Be ready for a hard start and an even harder finish!
Sir Chris Hoy, MBE, with 7 Olympic medals, 6 gold 1 silver, multiple world championships, and national championships, is a force to be reckoned with on the track! This workout will take you through a Keirin race, one of the more exciting events to watch on the track, and which Sir Hoy won in 2012 and 2008.