At the age of 26, Georgia Simmerling had already competed in two different sports in two Winter Olympic Games. After a season ending injury in 2015, Georgia traded her skis for a bike and dedicated herself to competing in Track Cycling at the highest international level. Georgia is a two time Olympian, five time Ski Cross World Cup medalist, two time Endurance Track Cycling World Cup medalist. This is her story of grit, determination and a goal to make history on the world's largest stage.
Two-time Winter Olympian and five-time Ski Cross World Cup medalist, Georgia Simmerling had a season-ending crash in 2015. After breaking her neck and back and returning to her skis in 2012, she was again determined to recover from her shattered wrist injury in 2015. During her recovery, she started training incredibly hard on her bike. She made a goal to make the Canadian Track Cycling Team and earn a shot at competing in the 2016 Rio Olympics. She has earned that opportunity and has now officially been selected to compete in Rio with the Canadian Endurance Team Pursuit Cycling Team.