Kimberly Bruckner had enough desire to make it to the Olympics in 2000. She had already became an elite duathlete and was beginning a stellar
What she needed was experience.
Since then, she has experienced plenty in four years. She also learned a lot about being on a bike.
The Boulder cyclist will compete today for a chance to go to Athens for the 2004 Olympics when she races in the U.S. Cycling Federation's national
time trial in Redlands, Calif. The winner will receive a trip to Greece, and Bruckner is favored to be that person after winning the last three
national time trials. If she does earn that trip, she may take along her new husband (although he may earn his own trip), the country's medal hopes
and memories of a surgery that luckily wasn't put off.
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