Kate Courtney is a professional mountain bike racer from Marin County, California and the current elite cross-country World Champion. She holds 12 national titles, including back-to-back US Elite Women’s Cross Country National Titles in 2017 and 2018. She has won multiple junior and U23 World Cups and was the 2017 U23 Overall World Cup Champion. Kate is also a recent graduate from Stanford University with a Bachelors in human biology. She is a big fan of anything outdoors and is always up for an adventure – as long as there are snack breaks.
World champion mountain biker Kate Courtney pens a goodbye note to her retiring mentor
After her win at the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships, Kate Courtney noticed a shift in how people talk about women in sports