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Riders Profile: Amber Neben





5 Interviews

Author of 'When Shmack Happens'

seatte pi, Cheryl C. Malandrinos, 15 July 2014
Posted by: Bitossi

Amber Neben is a decorated international road cyclist, a motivational speaker and coach. She is the author of When SHMACK Happens, a Christian inspirational sports autobiography that chronicles her disappointments and failures, along with her amazing comebacks and victories. When SHMACK Happens will equip you and encourage you when you face life's ups and downs



"I always set the bar high"

velonews.com, Anthony Tan, 29 September 2010
Posted by: lucybears

Amber Neben has been to so many world championships, she’s lost count. “I could figure it out if I needed to,” says the evergreen 35-year-old with an impish smile, “but it’s a special thing; every year it’s an honor to be here, it’s very exciting.”



An unusual year

cyclingnews.com, Laura Weislo, 30 November 2007
Posted by: lucybears

American cyclist Amber Neben has been quietly racking up outstanding results in the European women's peloton. After coming second to Judith Arndt in the Thüringen Rundfahrt, she dominated the La Route de France Féminine, winning by more than one minute over Svetlana Bubnenkova.



"You have to put the workouts in"

nbcsports.com, Nate Herpich, 9 November 2007
Posted by: lucybears

Amber Neben started riding seriously in 1999, several years after stress fractures forced her to hang up her running shoes at Nebraska. By 2001, she was competing in the cycling world championships on the road.



Interview with Amber Neben

Daily Peloton, Vaughn Trevi, 15 April 2004
Posted by: Bitossi

At 5'4" and 110 lbs, this petite red-headed former long distance runner burst on the cycling scene, winning the Cascade Cycling Classic in 2001 winning two stages and the Queen of the Mountain Jersey. As in former cases with mtn bikers turned to race on the road, Amber didn't look back or disappoint in her move from the single track to the road.











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