Picture of the Day: Caroline Alexander 2001

Caroline Alexander, Britains best-ever female XC rider

Caroline Alexander, Britain's best-ever female XC rider

The picture shows a 2001 cross country race in canada, where she rode for Specialized towards the end of her career.

In 1997, she became the first British woman to win a World Cup MTB event. She is entered into the British Cycling hall of fame in 2009 – see post here.