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  • About Amy

    Amy Alison Dombroski passed tragically at age 26 while training abroad in Belgium. She was a versatile cyclist with U23 National Championship titles in road, mountain, and cyclocross. Still early in her career, she was considered by many in the sport to be a rising talent and serious contender at world-class cycling events.

    In her short but full life, Amy touched the hearts of communities in the United States and Europe. Amy had a passion for life that transcended the sport of cycling; she loved to share this passion with the friends and family that surrounded her. She also had an uncanny ability to transform challenges she faced in her own life into intense positive focus. The tattoo of a lighting bolt that Amy bore on her wrist served as a remembrance of her mother’s tragic death, and provided her a daily source of motivation.

  • Amy’s words

    Visit Amy's site to read her blog posts. Her last blog post from September 2013 gives us our direction for the Amy D. Foundation.

  • The Amy D. Foundation Mission Statement

    The Amy D. Foundation is a nonprofit organization created in honor of Amy Alison Dombroski, whose love for cycling and life touched many people around the world.

    The Amy D. Foundation encourages and supports young women through cycling, inspiring the celebration of healthy challenge and empowering the confident pursuit of lofty dreams.

  • Programs

    -- Amy D. Racing is an elite-level racing program. We are starting small with one racer for the 2014-15 cyclo-cross season. Read Erica's blog here!

    -- Ride Like Amy D. is our bike loaner program. For the 2014-15 cyclo-cross season, Michelle is riding Amy's Mosaic and Sarah is riding Amy's Luna Orbea. Read their blogs here!

    -- Amy D. Sunday Sessions are a series mountain bike clinics for young girls and are a collaboration with Little Bellas.

Amy D. Racing’s Erica Zaveta and Ride Like Amy D.’s Michelle Khare have signed with new women’s UCI team BMW p/b Happy Tooth Dental Group for the 2015 road season!  We have been so proud to have Erica, Michelle, and Sarah Lukas as part of the Amy D. program for the 2014 cyclo-cross season and are looking forward to watching their cycling careers!



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