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Mountain Bike
Olympic Team - Mountain Bike
Worlds Team - Mountain Bike

Kate Courtney

Elite Women's National Team Member, Tokyo 2020 Olympian, 2018 World Champion, 2019 World Cup Series Overall Champion

D.O.B October 29, 1995
Hometown Kentfield, California
School Stanford University '17, Human Biology
Residence Kentfield, California
Pro Teams Scott Factory Racing (2019-Present)

Meet the Athlete

Kate Courtney is a professional mountain bike racer for the Scott-SRAM MTB Racing Team. Kate is the 2019 Elite XCO World Cup Overall Champion, the current Pan American Champion and the 2018 Elite XCO World Champion. Kate was born in 1995 and grew up in Marin County, California at the base of Mount Tamalpais, the birthplace of mountain biking. Kate was introduced to cycling at a young age - riding on the back of a tandem mountain bike with her dad to get pancakes on Sunday mornings. After joining the Branson High School mountain bike team as a Freshman, her interest in the sport escalated quickly. During high school, she competed for the USA National Team and Whole Athlete Development Team in events around the World. In 2012, she became the first American woman to win a UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in the Junior category. When Kate graduated high school in 2013, she continued on to Stanford University and signed her first professional contract with Specialized Bicycles.

Points of Interest

Kate POI 1

Winning the World Cup Series Overall in front of the home crowd in Snowshoe, West Virginia

Winning the 2018 Elite XCO World Championships

Kate POI 2
Kate Courtney POI 3

Qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

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