Mackenzie Woodring

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Mackenzie Woodring
2008 Summer Paralympics, Tandem.jpg
2008 Summer Paralympics, Tandem. Karissa Whitsell and Mackenzie Woodring (pilot) compete in Beijing Summer Paraolympics on September 07, 2008
Personal information
Born Michigan, United States

Mackenzie Woodring is an American cyclist who won a gold medal at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China.[3] Woodring was selected for the 2015 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships (Team USA)[4] and 2016 Summer Paralympics.[5]

Biography[edit]

Woodring's cycling career started with an introduction to recreational riding in 2004, then progressed quickly.[6] Woodring was recruited to the Colavita/Sutter Home professional cycling team for the 2008 season after riding with Jamaican Olympian Iona Wynter Park and U.S. criterium champion Tina Pic during a warmup for the 2007 Tour de Leelanau.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hill, Kelly (9 Nov 2009). "Karissa Whitsell and Mackenzie Woodring win gold at Paracycling World Track finals". The Grand Rapids Press. Manchester, England. Retrieved 11 June 2015. 
  2. ^ Hill, Kelly (9 Nov 2009). "Karissa Whitsell and Mackenzie Woodring win gold at Paracycling World Track finals". The Grand Rapids Press. Manchester, England. Retrieved 11 June 2015. 
  3. ^ http://www.mlive.com/sports/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2009/09/grand_rapids_mackenzie_woodrin.html
  4. ^ Branham, Katie (10 Jun 2015). "Team USA named for 2015 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships". teamusa.org. Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA: US Olympic Team. Retrieved 10 Jun 2015. 
  5. ^ Holst, Jan (2 Sep 2016). "Local athlete competing in Rio for 2016 Paralympic Games". mlive.com. Retrieved 3 Sep 2016. 
  6. ^ Lemieux, Dave (17 July 2012). "Paralympian Woodring resets goals". Mi Sport Online. Michigan, USA. Retrieved 11 June 2015. 
  7. ^ Le Mieux, Dave (25 Apr 2008). "Woodring signs with pro cycling team". Muskegon Chronicle. Michigan, USA. Retrieved 11 June 2015.