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Tower, Flaharty, Wilcox Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Athlete of the Week winners

Endurance cyclists Janice Tower, Tyson Flaharty and Lael Wilcox rode to the “Top of the World” over Memorial Day weekend and are the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Athletes of the Week. Participating in the Giddy Up Challenge, also known as “Everesting”, each cyclist rode the elevation equivalent of Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak… Read more »

Wilcox pedals to prosperity in 9-day, 1,300-mile French Divide

Record-breaking bikepacking veteran Lael Wilcox of Anchorage is well rehearsed in overcoming obstacles on the trail, but nothing could have prepared her for what she experienced in the French Divide. A relativity new race, the 1,300-mile event is still working out some kinks with its route and many times had riders breaking trail. “The concept… Read more »

Wilcox sits seventh out of 101 riders in 1,300-mile French Divide

Anchorage’s Lael Wilcox is crushing it in the 2,100-kilometer French Divide bikepacking race as she sits seventh among the 101 riders still active. She has covered 1,475 kilometers in six days and is within striking distance of the top five overall. The 32-year-old leads the women’s division by 117 kilometers over New Mexico’s Lindsay Shepard…. Read more »