Rising U.S. mountain biking star Gwendalyn Gibson explains what it takes mentally and physically to succeed at the UCI World Cup level.

Gwendalyn Gibson is one of the rising stars of U.S. mountain biking. She races the UCI World Cup with Trek Factory Professional Racing Team and has represented the US at the last two UCI elite World Championships. Gwendalyn attended Colorado Mesa University and competed on the cycling team while earning her BA in Exercise Science.

In this episode, we learn how resiliency has kept Gwendalyn on top. Not only has it helped her withstand and work through the ups and downs of adversity that comes with being an athlete, but also helped her keep her love for the sport. Hear what Gwendalyn has learned from her training process and how she has evolved as an athlete. For Gwendalyn, it has mostly been learning to be comfortable with rest to counterbalance the stress of training, travel, and racing.  Gwendalyn shares tips for up and coming endurance athletes.

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