Evelyn Stevens - 96
Third "catch-up" success post, is of Evelyn Stevens. Ms Stevens went from working for a New York investment firm, to competing in the Olympics for the U.S. After graduating in 2005, she went to work for Lehman Brothers. According to her website, "She attended her first bike clinic in Central Park in the spring of 2008. With the financial industry in a state of panic, Evie calmly won her first professional race in Union Vale, NY. A year later, she said goodbye to New York and embarked upon a career as a professional cyclist."
She placed 24th in her first Olympics in London and is driving to compete again in 2016.