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Therese Nugent

 

How I got started riding:  At 13, I started riding my 3 speed around my hometown Poway - to get to little jobs.   

Why I love to ride:  I like the chess game aspect - and then the raw speed.

Bikes that I have: A Pro Elite carbon

Favorite bike racing idol?: I love to watch Cavendish race, and also my friend Josiah Ng in the Keirin

Favorite ride(s):  I like the Sat Donut ride in LA and the crit training at Heritage and Hughs Park

My future goals:  Keep riding

Interesting stories/facts about me?: I doubled as Rebecca Twigg in a cycling-based commercial for the US Postal Service
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0XIZfPTrNY&feature=share&list=PL1F7DB361C4086092&index=15

Outside of cycling interests?: Surfing - hanging out with my 3 sons

Riding strength?:  Sprint

Achievements & Results?:  Senior State Champion - Points and Sprints, Olympic Trials competitor, ranked 5th in the US in Sprints, Raced as Cat 1 Road and Track