10. Lokelani McMichael
Lokelani McMichael is an American triathlete, surfer and model. In October 1995, she became the youngest female to finish the Hawaii Ironman.
Lokelani McMichael, whose real name is Lokelaniku’uleimakamae, entered her first Ironman triathlon in 1995. She was 18 years old, and she beat out about 48,000 people to become eligible for one of the 2,000 or so spots in the 140.6-mile triathlon. The achievement also put her into the Guinness Book of World Records as the youngest woman ever to finish the Ironman.
9. Gunn-Rita Dahle-Flesja
Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå (born 10 February 1973 in Stavanger) is a Norwegian cross-country and marathon mountain biker. She won the women’s cross-country gold medal at the 2004 Olympic Games and is a multiple World Champion. She has won six World Championships and six European championships. Dahle has also won four UCI World Cup XC in a row.
8. Hanka Kupfernagel
Hanka Kupfernagel (born 19 March 1974 in Gera, Thuringia) is a German professional cycle racer. Currently her primary focus is cyclocross racing, however, she has won major road, track and mountain bike races. She has won seven consecutive medals at the UCI Women’s Cyclo-cross World Championships, including three gold medals for 2000, 2001 and 2005; the silver medal in 2002 and 2003; and the bronze medal in 2004.
7. Dominique Donner
She is the African Triathlon champion for 2001 and is the Zurich Woman’s Triathlon Champion for 2002. She is also the 2002 South African Elite Sprint Champ and the 2003 South African Ultra Distance Triathlon Champ.
6. Rochelle Gilmore
Rochelle Gilmore is an Australian triathlete, born on December 14th, 1981. Standing at 168cm tall, she weighs only 56kg. Currently in Team Lotto – Honda (Belgium) and Honda Dream Team (Australia).
5. Willow Koerber
Willow is born on December 12, 1977 in Summertown, TN. Her cycling career started in 2007 when she won several World Cups, Bronze Medal in World Championships (Australia), and Pan American Champion in 2010.
4. Jenny Fletcher
Jenny Fletcher was discovered by an international modeling agency at the age of 15. This was also the year she discovered the pentathlon — a sport that includes pistol shooting, swimming, fencing, running and horse jumping . At the age of 16, she competed at the Junior and Senior Worlds.
After a long successful modeling career, in 2010 Jenny chose to take her hobby of competing in triathlons to the professional level. She has aspirations to someday represent her home country of Canada in the Olympics.
3. Victoria Pendleton
Victoria Pendleton is an English track cyclist. She is the gold medalist on the sprint in 2008 Olympics and also one the sexiest olympians in Beijing.
2. Niki Gudex
Niki Gudex (born 19 July 1978, Guildford, England) is an Australian professional mountain biker from Sydney. She competes in both downhill and cross country disciplines.
In addition to being a professional mountainbiker, Gudex is also a model and a graphic designer. In the Australian edition of FHM magazine she has been listed in the 100 Sexiest Women in the World in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006.
1. Liz Hatch
Elizabeth Hatch is born on June 3, 1980 in America. She began racing in 2006 and made her first trip to Belgium that summer. Hatch became the first member of the Vanderkitten Racing team in 2007 but was released in the middle of 2009.