Alumni Profile: Mara Abbott '08
Mara Abbott ’08 is a world-class cyclist. In 2010, Abbott reached the top of her profession by winning the prestigious Giro Rosa. An eating disorder forced her out of the sport a year later, but she returned with a vengeance, winning the 2013 Giro Rosa while racing for the U.S. national team.
This past August, Professor of Geology Pat Spencer – along with Robert Allen Skotheim Chair of History David Schmitz – led 17 alumni on a trip to Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River.