Six of the best: Women downhill racers

Over the past two decades, women’s downhill racing has been dominated by some of the sport’s most consistent athletes. Here’s a salute to some of our all-time favourite two-wheeled goddesses!

1 Anne-Caroline Chausson – the G.O.A.T.

The greatest racer of all time? With 16 World Champs, five World Cup overalls and an Olympic gold in BMX, Anne-Caro is the yardstick all quick women will be measured by!

Anne-Caro Chausson in her Sunn-Chipie days racing at the Vail, Colorado World Champs in 1994. Picture by Steve Behr

Anne-Caro Chausson at the Vail, Colorado World Champs in 1994. Picture by Steve Behr

Here’s Anne-Caro in late 2010 – before her move to Ibis Cycles – in the brilliantly named Moustache Gracias:

Source: Moustache Gracias from FASTFOKUS