Cyclist Loan named Alaska Athlete of the Week

May 10, 2021

Anchorage cyclist Sheryl Loan was named the Alaska Athlete of the Week after she placed third in the Bike for Women to continue her astonishing streak of never finishing outside the overall top three in the race.

Loan, who now races in the 60-64 age-group, clocked a time of 24:26, finishing third among the all-female field of 399 cyclists to make it 18 straight races finishing on the podium.

The 10-time Bike for Women champ just missed her own 60-64 age-group record of 23:51.8 set in 2019.

The athlete of the week recipient is selected by a panel each Friday and announced Saturday at 11 a.m. on the Sports Guys on CBS Sports Radio 590AM and 96.7FM.

View past winners here.