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Maria Parker, Podcast Co-Host

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Leader

Advocate / Activist

Advocate / Activist

Maria is a CEO of the Cruzbike Company and Founder of 3000 Miles to a Cure Charity. Mother of four, grandmother of six and wife of 34 years. She holds a Masters degree in Counseling from University of North Carolina, Pembroke & a BA in Biology from University of Virginia.  Maria believes that the lessons that athletics teach us can be applied to overcoming life's challenges and succeeding like a champion. 

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Advocate / Activist

Advocate / Activist

Advocate / Activist

Maria is featured in the film documentary HOPE which was produced to cover her amazing come from behind victory of RAAM and to raise funds & awareness for the need for Brain Cancer Research. Maria lost her sister, Jenny, to Brain Cancer. She believes that we will change the future for people diagnosed with brain cancer.

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Cycling Champion

Advocate / Activist

Cycling Champion

A long-distance  endurance cycling champion, including winner of Race Across America (RAAM) and the holder of  multiple cycling records. Including:  24-hour road record: 469.198 miles at  19.550 mph average, Maria calls herself an adult-onset athlete as she was in her 50s when she really hit her stride. Her husband, James Parker, MD is also a champion cyclist.