American Endurance Athlete, Seven World Championships
Rebecca is an American endurance athlete whose career has spanned across numerous sports including climbing, adventure racing, whitewater rafting, cross-country skiing, and mountain biking. Rusch has 7 World Championship titles to her name, was a member of the US National whitewater rafting team, and captained the XXX Team on multiple expeditions on the Emmy winning Discovery Channel program Eco-Challenge. Rusch’s experience expands beyond athletics as well; she is also the event producer behind Rebecca’s Private Idaho, author of Rusch to Glory, and Blood Road a documentary of her cycling journey through Vietnam to her father’s grave. Rebecca has been named the active.com’s #6 of the World’s Top 100 Athletes, Singletrack’s Mountain Biker of the Year, Sports Illustrated Adventure Racing Team of the Year, and Outside Magazine’s Top 20 Female Athletes of the Year. Rebecca credits Bob with teaching her body how to ride her bike.