Three-time Olympian and 2016 Bronze medalist Catharine Pendrel grew up riding horses and later bicycles in New Brunswick, Canada.  After finishing 6tth at the Canada Summer Games mtb event in 2001 for Team NB she moved to British Columbia to complete her BA at the University of Victoria.
While in BC she met Coach Dan Proulx and husband Keith Wilson whom helped guide her to three Olympics, 2 World Championship titles for Canada and 40 World cup podium finishes. She now lives and trains in Kamloops BC and has raced professionally for the Clif Pro Team (formerly Luna) since 2008.
She capped 2016 with an Olympic Medal and World Cup Overall title and continues her pursuit of the top step of the podium with a big goal being the World Championships in Canada in 2019.  Catharine is also the President of the Kamloops Bike Riders Association and has paired with motivated parents to host Kamloops’ first Kids mtn bike race league.  She and her husband also formed Pendrel Racing, a cross-country mtb development team to assist the next generation of riders.
Olympic Highlights
2008 Beijing
Cycling - Mountain Bike  
2012 London      
Cycling - Mountain Bike  
2016 Rio
Cycling - Mountain Bike  

Other Notable International Results
Pan American Games: 2015 - SILVER; 2007 – GOLD

Commonwealth Games: 2014 – GOLD  
World Cup Overall Series Champion 2010, 2012, 2016
World Champion 2011, 2014
UCI World Championships: 2016 - 5th; 2015 - 5th; 2014 – GOLD; 2013 – 20th; 2012 – 15th; 2011 – GOLD; 2010 – 4th; 2009 – 6th; 2008 – 6th; 2007 – 6th; 2006 – 32nd; 2005 – 52nd; 2004 – 46th   


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