First place of the year on our Top 25 Women of the Year Poll goes to Frenchwoman Pauline Ferrand-Prevot. Pauline is a two wheel maestro. Not only was she Road Racing World Champion, but she excelled at Mountain Bike too. She won the Team Gold for France in the World Championships held at Lillehammer, and was European u-23 Gold medallist at St Wendel.
Other major placings were Winner of the French Road Race Championship, French National Cyclo Cross Champion, 1st in the French Time Trail and 1st in French Mountain Bike Championships.. She also won the Emakumeen Euskal Bira, the La Flèche Wallonne Féminine and finished second overall on the Giro Rosa. All this for a 22 year old means that she is had an amazing year. She was first featured on the site on 16th November, and although relatively recently garners a good number of hits which also contribute to her placing 1st, as well as her extraordinary achievements.
Here is her original gallery: Pauline Ferrand-Prevot
Here are some of the images we featured.