Marla Streb

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Marla Streb, before teaching a mountain bike clinic
Marla racing the enduro at the 2014 Sea Otter Classic

Marla Streb (born June 24, 1965) is an American professional cyclist and was inducted in the mountain bike hall of fame in 2013. She has won a World Cup downhill in 2005 (Austria), twice won the Single Speed World Championship in 1999 and 2006 and also won the X-Games in 1999. Streb has written and published two books, appeared on the cover of Outside Magazine, and has been featured on network television and movies such as the IMAX movie Top Speed.

Marla is the founder and owner of Baltimore, MD's first and only bicycle-cafe, called HandleBar Cafe. Streb also works as the PR and media liaison with the all-women's professional trade team, The Clif Pro Team, and contracts as an LCI instructor with Bike Maryland, a non-profit cycling advocacy organization. She and her husband Mark Fitzgerald also own a natural-surface trail design company called Streb Trail Systems in Costa Rica.

Palmarès[edit]

1998
  • X GAMES Champion – Crested Butt, CO
  • 1st, NORBA Series – Seven Springs, PA
  • 1st, NORBA Series Finals – Durango, Colorado, USA
  • 1st, NORBA Series – Mt. Snow, VT
  • 1st, Sea Otter Classic – Monterey, CA
1999
  • Single Speed World Champion – Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA
2000
  • 1st NORBA Series – Mammoth Mt., CA
  • 1st NORBA Series – Deer Valley, UT
  • 3rd, UCI World Championships – Sierra Nevada, Spain
  • 3rd, UCI World Cup – Arai, Japan
2001
  • 1st, NORBA Series, Big Bear Lake, CA
  • 1st, Sea Otter Classic, Monterey, CA
2003
  • U.S. National Downhill Champion
  • World Cup Downhill Finals Champion- Kaprun, Austria
  • 1st NORBA Series – Snowshoe, W VA
  • 1st NORBA Series – Mt. Snow, VT
  • 3rd, UCI World Cup – Mount Ste. Anne, Canada
2004
  • U.S. National Downhill Champion
  • U.S. National Super-Downhill Champion
2005
  • Single Speed World Champion – State College, PA
  • 1st, Sea Otter Classic- Single Speed Cross Country
  • 1st, NORBA Super-Downhill – Arizona
  • 1st, Crankworx Enduro Downhill, Whistler-Blackcomb, BC
2014
  • 1st, Mayhem Enduro – The Wilds, Ohio
  • 1st, OverMountain Enduro- Northfield, NH
2015
  • 1st, Mayhem Enduro- The Wilds, Ohio
  • 4th, Sea Otter Classic Enduro- Monterey, CA
2016
  • 1st, Mayhem Enduro- The Wilds, Ohio

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