Born and raised on a ranch in California, Alison Tetrick is a NCAA tennis player turned biochemist turned professional cyclist, storyteller, and free-range entrepreneur. She is a three x Gravel Worlds champion, Unbound 200 winner, represented the USA National Team at the Pan American Games, and has medaled at the UCI Road World Championships in the team time trial. She is a traumatic brain injury survivor after a crash in a professional race, and although the bike almost took her life, it also saved her life. Alison serves on the Board of Directors for USA Cycling and is passionate about creating opportunity, education, and access to cycling through scholarships and community engagement. Alison believes sports can make a powerful difference to change the world and continues to do the work to make a difference.