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Joanie Caron on why mentoring pays dividends

Updated: November 19, 2012, 6:00 PM ET
By Kathryn Bertine

On race day, it's not a good idea to mess with Joanie Caron. As a sprinter for Team Colavita, Caron understands using aggression and self-focus in the final few meters of a race are the only ways to cross the line first. Off the bike, Caron switches gears from hard-core competitor to nurturing helper. Like many other professional female cyclists, Caron has a passion for mentorship, and helping girls get involved in cycling ensures the future of the sport will be stronger, better and ...

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