Alison Powers retired from cycling, finishing her final season on the UnitedHealthcare Women’s Team as the only cyclist, male or female, to hold the national champion title in Road, Criterium and Time Trial in the same year (2014).
Her career has spanned a wide array of wins, including the 2013 USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championship where she won in memorable fashion by soloing after an early breakaway that obliterated the pro women’s peloton.
Other standout results during the 33-year-old’s 2013 season include the win at Redlands Bicycle Classic, second at the Tour of Elk Grove, third at the US National Road Championship and the US National Time Trial Championship, and stage wins at Cascade Classic, Tulsa Tough, Tour of the Gila and Redlands Bicycle Classic.
Hailing from Fraser, Colorado, Alison has been racing bikes professionally for eight years and is a true athlete with her career beginning as a teenager in mountain bike racing. In her mid 20s, she added in alpine ski racing before switching over to the road.
In addition to holding the Criterium National Champion title, Powers has two other national championships (Time Trial, Team Pursuit) and 2 NRC titles (2009, 2013).
Alison specializes in road, cyclocross, and mountain bike skills clinics, and high performance race preparation and tactics through her coaching company, Alp Cycles Coaching.
ALP Cycles Coaching is located in the mountains of Colorado, and is a cycling coaching company with over 25 years of professional sports experience. ALP Cycles Coaching is unique in that we have 4 coaches, Alison Powers, Jennifer Triplett, and Patricia Schwager who each brings her own coaching strengths and personal experiences. We work together to create a training plan that works for each and every person.
Visit Alp Cycles Coaching online at http://alpcyclescoaching.com