Melanie Chappaz is as self-made an athlete in downhill mountain biking as possible, funding her training and racing by holding down a job and racing around the world without a team. She wants to show that a woman can make it to the top while competing in a male-dominated sport.
Sport: Downhill Mountain Biking
- 2017 Junior World Champion
- Ranked #10 in World Cups in 2022
- Top 5 at the European Championships