Name: Amber Neben
Discipline: Road Race, Time Trial
Current Residence: Irvine, Calif.
College: University of Nebraska, Biology
- 2012 Olympic Games, 36th (road race), 7th (individual time trials)
- 2008 Olympic Games, 33rd (road race)
- 2012 USA Cycling Elite Road National Championships, 1st (time trial)
- 2011 UCI Road World Championships, 8th (time trial)
- 2011 Chrono des Nations champion
- 2010 UCI Road World Championships, 4th (time trial)
Fun Facts: Enjoys watching sports, reading, hiking and golfing...Founded the Dare to Be project to reach out to homeless and underserved kids...Survived spinal meningitis after being in a comma for three days at age 4...Successfully treated for melanoma in 2007... Credits Jesus as the foundation for her personal and professional accomplishments...Earned a master’s in biology from the University of California, Irvine in 1999.
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Amber Neben - Oldest Competitor In The Field At 41 - Wins Time Trial Gold At Road Cycling World Championships
Craig Bohnert Oct. 11, 2016
Neben, who also won the title in 2008, becomes the second-oldest ever to win the event.