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ATHLETE: Jamie Whitmore CATEGORY: Adventure SUBCATEGORY: Paralympic Cycling DESKTOP_ID: 5021841341001 MOBILE_ID: 5021496464001

July 25, 2014

Whitmore began cycling professionally in 2001, where she won 37 career victories, including six national titles and world titles. But in 2008, she learned that she had a rare form of cancer, leaving her fighting for her life. Three years after her diagnosis, she was cancer free and the mother of twin boys, born in January 2010. She won her first Paralympic national title in 2012, and has since become of the top female cyclists in the world.

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