Megan Fisher

Cycling

Name: Megan Fisher
Sport: Cycling
Discipline(s): Road Cycling, Track Cycling
Event(s): Individual Pursuit, Time Trial, Road Race
Classification: WC4
Height: 5-4
Weight: 133
DOB: 3/1/1983
Birthplace: Calgary, AB
Hometown: Missoula, Mont.
High School: Hinsdale Central High School (Hinsdale, Ill.) ’01
College: University of Montana ’06, Athletic Training; University of Washington ’14, Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2012, 2016); Two-time Paralympic medalist (1 gold, 1 silver)
  • London 2012 Paralympic Games, gold (time trial), silver (pursuit)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2016 – Track – 4th (pursuit), 5th (time trial)
  • Years of Participation: Track – 2015, 2016; Road – 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Medals: 9 (5 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze)
  • Gold – 2010 (road race, time trial), 2013 (road race, time trial), 2014 (road time trial)
  • Silver – 2011 (time trial), 2015 (track pursuit)
  • Bronze – 2011 (road race), 2015 (road time trial)
Personal: A natural athlete, Fisher played able-bodied tennis as a freshman the University of Montana and lettered in tennis, basketball and softball in high school. When she was 19 years old, Megan was involved in a tragic car accident that stole the life of her best friend and the lower half of her left leg. At the 2013 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships in Baie-Comeau, Canada, Fisher claimed both the road race and time trial titles, and just 11 days later, she raced to victory at the International Triathlon Union Paratriathlon World Championships in London. Her outstanding cycling fitness was evident, as she recorded the fastest bike split of all TRI-5 competitors by more than three minutes....Daughter of Brooks and Sara Fisher…Hobbies include playing with her dog (Betsy), hiking, mountain biking, cross country skiing, sledding, rollerblading, fishing, reading, and making crepes.

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