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10 green athletes going for gold in London

July 23, 2012, 6:20 p.m.
Olympics, Dotsie Bausch

Photo: Courtesy of Mitchell Haaseth, NBC Olympics

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Dotsie Bausch, cycling

This six-time U.S. national champion (and Internet entrepreneur — she’s a personal coach) has spent 12 years as a bike racer. The Kentucky native will be racing for the gold in London. She serves as a mentor of young female athletes while also maintaining her commitment to the planet. Bausch says she’s committed to recycling and “encouraging others to do the same.”