Jade Wilcoxson PT '04


The Cyclist Who Beat Diabetes Nine Years After Picking Up Cycling to Ward off Diabetes, Jade Wilcoxson Wins a U.S. Title


The Jade Wilcoxson playbook for winning cycling's national road-racing championship calls for starting late. Very late.

During your teens and most of your 20s, don't ride at all. Instead of training, obtain a clinical doctorate in physical therapy and work with disabled patients who struggle to complete the smallest tasks. Then, after a sobering diagnosis from your own doctor, buy a road bike, train for nine short years and enter and win the sport's most-coveted domestic trophy—transforming yourself into a contender for the 2016 U.S. Olympic team.  Read the rest of this article at:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324188604578543811000650862?mg=reno64-wsj.html?dsk=y


Posted by Tamarra Mellick (mell9585@pacificu.edu) on Jun 19, 2013 at 8:41 AM

Edited by Rachael Burbank (rburbank@pacificu.edu) on Jul 12, 2013 at 11:54 AM

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