Meg’s Story 

 

Meg Fisher is a Paralympic gold, silver, and bronze medalist from the Rio 2016 and London 2012 Games, a ten-time world champion, and retired member of Team USA. Meg’s road to success has not been easy. At 19 years old, while travelling to start her second year in college as a Division 1 tennis player, Meg was involved in a tragic car accident that nearly killed her; leaving her in a coma and stealing the lower half of her left leg.

After the accident, Meg fought to overcome relatively simple challenges, like eating, standing, and relearning how to walk.  Incredibly, less than a year after the loss of her leg, Meg returned to college and finished her first triathlon.  That one race proved to her that she could overcome any obstacle.

Meg continues to explore her own physical boundaries.  She uses these experiences to inspire and motivate as well as to raise awareness for a wide variety of causes and organizations. Today, she works as a Doctor of Physical Therapy, athletic performance coach, motivational speaker, and is in hot pursuit of other opportunities that demonstrate the capacity of the human body and spirit.   

 
 

RACE HIGHLIGHTS:

Gold Medalist London 2012 Paralympic Road Time Trial

Silver Medalist London 2012 Paralympic 3k Individual Pursuit

Silver Medalist Rio 2016 Paralympic Road Time Trial

Bronze Medalist Rio 2016 3k Individual Pursuit

3x UCI World Time Trial Champion (2010, 2013, 2014)

2x UCI World Time Trail Silver Medalist (2011, 2015)

2x UCI World Road Race Champion (2010, 2013)

3x ITU World Champion (2009, 2010, 2013)

2x XTERRA World Champion (2008, 2009)

2x XTERRA National Champion (2008, 2009)

2x USA Cycling Road Race Champion (2011, 2015)

2x USA Cycling Time Trial Champion (2012, 2013)

2x USA Cycling Criterium Champion (2012, 2013)

2x USA Cycling 500m Time Trial National Champion (2012, 2013)

Rebecca Rusch’s Private Idaho Queen Stage Race (2018)

Butte 50 Finisher (2018)

 

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