Edit: Kat Georgudis
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Since the turn of the century, Rachel Atherton has propelled herself into the pantheon of downhill legends. Just one woman stands between her and a claim at the greatest racer ever and, with the wins still racking up at breakneck speed, there’s every chance that Anne Caro’s record of 41 wins will be shattered soon.
In the first of our series of video interviews with World Cup legends, we chat to Rachel about her rise through the ranks and life as a champion.
Rachel Atherton – Key Stats
Year of birth: 1987
Height: 1.73 metres