Kristin Armstrong, 38 and a recent mother, decided to give the Olympics one more shot, and it worked out that she got to sit on a throne with another gold medal around her neck.
Evelyn Stevens didn't come close to winning a medal Sunday. But compared to her previous career on Wall Street, the U.S. cyclist feels like she's on top of the world.
Just a decade ago, Dotsie Bausch was a runway model caught in the grip of an eating disorder and drug addiction. But through years of therapy, and a newfound love for cycling, she is close to competing in the Olympics.