Since 2008, elite cyclist Kathryn Bertine has been chasing Olympic qualification points for London. Physically and emotionally drained after racing in South America, she finally has something concrete to show for her efforts.
May 17 | By Kathryn Bertine
Elite cyclist Kathryn Bertine earned a 12th-place finish in the time trial at last weekend's Pan Am Championships. She recounts the story and what it means for her quest for the 2012 Olympics.
May 10 | By Kathryn Bertine
Our Olympic hopeful takes a look back -- and forward -- as she heads south for the Pan American Championships.
May 3 | By Kathryn Bertine
Our Olympic hopeful recently found herself in hot water. But thanks to the generosity of others, Kathryn Bertine is back on the road.
Apr 26 | By Kathryn Bertine
Training to be an elite athlete is full of ups and downs. As Kathryn Bertine found out, its in those down times when a little creativity will go a long way toward changing your perspective and your results, for the better.
Apr 19 | By Kathryn Bertine
The equality between men's and women's cycling is far from equal. Heck, even pigeons earn more money racing in Europe. But all the prize money in the world can't buy Kathryn Bertine what she needs most: Olympic qualification points.
Apr 12 | By Kathryn Bertine
After years of overtraining and burnout, cyclist Kathryn Bertine has discovered that a much-needed timeout -- and some Belgian chocolate and waffles -- can lead to one of her best races of the season.
Apr 5 | By Kathryn Bertine
Kathryn Bertine is writing about her quest to qualify for the 2012 Games. In Part 4 of her series, Bertine shares what it's really like to go against 200 women all vying for Olympic qualification points.
Mar 29 | By Kathryn Bertine
The road to the Olympics just got a little bumpier for Kathryn Bertine. Navigating her way through the language barrier and racing rules in Belgium have proved to be a little dicey. But the kindness of strangers has eased the pain.
Mar 22 | By Kathryn Bertine
An American in Europe, racing for a Belgian team, while sporting the colors of St. Kitts and Nevis? It's not exactly normal, but nothing in Kathryn Bertine's quest to make the 2012 Olympics is. And she wouldn't have it any other way.
Mar 11 | By Kathryn Bertine
In part 1 of her "London Calling" series, top cyclist Kathryn Bertine writes about her quest to make the London Olympics, and how her occasionally lonely but ultimately gratifying journey has already taken her to some bizarre places.
Mar 4 | By Kathryn Bertine
Never mind the debate between Kobe and Barkley. The U.S. women are the real Dream Team of the London Games, dispatching opponents by an average of 37.6 points a game.
Aug 7 8:46 PM ET | By Jackie MacMullan