Track Worlds: Hammer ready to pass pursuit torch to Dygert

With seven world championships and four Olympic medals among her palmares, Sarah Hammer has easily established herself as America's most decorated track athlete. But the 33-year-old has glimpsed the future and seen that her days at the top are numbered, and she's got a pretty good idea which rider will knock her from her perch. In fact, she's rooming with her this week in Hong Kong...
Via Cycling News
April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

USA Cycling announces rosters for upcoming track World Cups

USA Cycling on Friday announced the rosters for the upcoming UCI Track World Cup events in Cali, Colombia, February 17-19, and in Los Angeles February 25-26. Just three riders will represent the US in Colombia, with Sarah Hammer slated to compete in the omnium, points race and scratch race, while Ian Holt will compete in the men's points race and Zac Kovalcik will take on the men...
Via Cycling News
January 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Veteran Sarah Hammer inspired by younger teammates

Sarah Hammer, a four-time Olympic silver medalist, is at her third Olympics and she credits her younger teammates for maintaining her love for the sport.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Simpson, Paine, Hammer join TODAY to talk Olympic success

USA's Caleb Paine, Sarah Hammer and Jenny Simpson talk about their medal-winning performances in Rio on Day 11 of the 2016 Olympics.
Via CSN Chicago
August 17, 2016

Rio Olympics: Cyclist Sarah Hammer wins second silver medal

RIO DE JANEIRO – She earned her second silver medal of these Games and fourth of her Olympic career. In the immediate aftermath, however, cyclist Sarah Hammer was thinking about everyone else. “There’s nothing I can say that I wish would have...
Via The OC Register
August 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Great Britain’s Laura Trott wins women’s omnium, Team USA’s Sarah Hammer takes silver

Great Britain's Laura Trott had a sizeable lead entering the final event of the omnium and she easily held on to win to the gold. She already has one gold medal under her belt when Team GB won pursuit earlier this week and she won three of the six omnium events to get her second. Team USA's Sarah Hammer battled with Belgiums Jolien DHoore for the full 100-lap race to win the silver...
Via CSN Chicago
August 16, 2016

Rio Olympics: Sarah Hammer, U.S. women win silver in cycling team pursuit

RIO DE JANEIRO – Sarah Hammer won another Olympic silver medal Saturday, her third overall and second in team pursuit. This one, however, felt awfully different than the one her U.S. cycling team claimed in London four years ago. This time, the...
Via The OC Register
August 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Team USA, Great Britain both set team pursuit world records, face off in finals

Ahead of this afternoons team pursuit finals, Team USAs women started the first round off with a bang. Sarah Hammer, Kelly Catlin, Chloe Dygert, and Jennifer Valente set a world record with a blazing fast time of 4:12.282. World records only last for so long, however. The reigning womens team pursuit gold medalists from Great Britain were up in the next heat. Team GBs Katie Archibald...
Via CSN Chicago
August 13, 2016

Cycling omnium preview - Can Team USA's Sarah Hammer take gold?

Men's odds: Fernando Gaviria (COL) - 21/10 Mark Cavendish (GBR) - 18/5 Elia Viviani (ITA) - 4/1 Glenn O'Shea (AUS) - 5/1 Thomas Boudat (FRA) - 8/1 Roger Kluge (GER) - 12/1 Lasse Norman Hansen (DEN) - 12/1 Gael Suter (SUI) - 25/1 Tim Veldt (NED) - 28/1 Jasper De Buyst (BEL) - 28/1 Artyom Zakharov (KAZ) - 80/1 Chun Wing Leung (HKG) - 100/1 Sang-Hoon Park (KOR) - 100/1 Ignacio Prado...
Via CSN Chicago
August 09, 2016

Hammer to lead US at track world championships

Two-time Olympic silver medalist Sarah Hammer highlights an eight-rider team announced Monday that will compete for the U.S. at the track cycling world championships in Cali, Colombia. Hammer is a five-time and reigning individual pursuit world champion and the reigning omnium world champ. She's also part of a team pursuit roster that includes Lauren Tamayo, Kimberly Geist, Cari...
Via Associated Press
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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