Olympic star reveals a recent spike in episodes that saw her heart rate accelerate to dangerous levels prompted the medical procedure.
American track star riding without pressure after striking Olympic and world championship gold last year.
The American is gearing up for a return after two years of injury and illness.
American rider returns to training following latest surgery: 'I can sit here, complain and be a baby about it, but that’s not going to change anything,' she tells VeloNews.
The American racer suffered a severe laceration to her left leg in a high-speed crash in 2020 and contracted Epstein-Barr this spring.
Ricarda Bauernfeind and Antonia Niedermaier join Kasia Niewiadoma and Chloé Dygert on 15-rider roster at Women's WorldTour squad
U.S. road and track star receives surgery to remove scar tissue left by horror crash in 2020.
Olympic star also hopes to race the US nationals later this month and will target the road worlds in Australia later this season.
USA Cycling confirms 98-rider multi-discipline team aiming toward ambitious long-term goals of world championship podiums and Olympic medals.
Two-time Olympic track medalist and 2019 world time trial champion is recovering, but team hopeful she will be able to hit season's major targets.
‘I’ve got some things that I need to work on,’ said the Canyon-SRAM rider on her first mass-start road race in two years.
Dygert will miss the remainder of 2021 due to lingering problems with the injury sustained at last year's road world championships.
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Team USA bounced back from a disappointing opening ride at the Olympic Games to set a national record and take bronze in the women's Team Pursuit.
Tokyo Olympics track racing: USA takes women’s Team Pursuit bronze, Germany and Netherlands claim Pursuit and Sprint golds
USA wins bronze in women's Team Pursuit as Germany gets gold with world record-beating time. Netherlands wins Team Sprint while Italy and Denmark to race for gold in men's Team Pursuit.
The USA and Great Britain will go head-to-head in round one of the Team Pursuit. The world record could tumble again in this face-off but can either team step up to beat the Germans?
Tokyo Olympic track racing: China wins women’s Team Sprint gold, U.S women’s Pursuit squad sets up battle with Great Britain
U.S. Team Pursuit squad qualifies third as Germany, GB, and the U.S. all beat previous world record; China tops Germany for Team Sprint gold.
Here's how Team USA overcame tragedy and turmoil to rebuild the storied women's Team Pursuit squad.
Since 2018 Emma White has transitioned from a budding cyclocross star into an Olympic hero, and the journey has been anything by easy.
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Since 1984, the U.S. cycling team has won at least one medal in Olympic Games competition, and the pressure is building going into BMX and track.
Only Marlen Reusser could get within a minute of blitzing ride by van Vleuten. Amber Neben and Chloé Dygert took top-10s but missed the medals.
Tokyo Olympics: From Filippo Ganna to Chloé Dygert, eight riders to watch in the men’s and women’s time trials
The road riders take center stage once again at the Olympic games with the time trial. Who can win gold and who is in with a shot of a medal? VeloNews takes a look at some of the contenders.
Anna van der Breggen and Filippo Ganna start last, respectively, in the official start times for Wednesday's time trial races.
U.S rider Alexis Ryan says cycling's white western ‘bubble’ needs to be burst so the sport can ‘join the real world.’
Canyon-SRAM's diversity and inclusion program was launched after controversy about Chloe Dygert's conduct on social media. The new team will aim to support under-served countries in cycling.
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Olympic teammates Amber Neben and Leah Thomas rounded out the podium in the race against the clock.
Amber Neben, Coryn Rivera, Chloe Woodruff, Christopher Blevins, and others named to the full U.S. squad for Tokyo
Dygert's new team has long-term vision of developing its American star into a force in the hilly classics.
Apparel manufacturer Rapha issued a statement on Friday denouncing world champion Chloé Dygert's social media conduct, as well as the apology she and her Canyon-SRAM team issued earlier this month.
The decorated track racer and time trialist will combine road and track goals in 2021, with the Tokyo games as her primary focus.
VeloNews technical editor Lennard Zinn answers your questions about hacking electronic shifting, braking technique, and tire pressure.
VeloNews tech expert Lennard Zinn examines possible causes of recent crashes in time trial events.
The 2019 world time trial champion set to return to the United States to continue recovery in hope of being ready for next season.
Lennard Zinn analyzes how geometry, braking, and tire choice could have played a role in Dygert’s world championship crash.
Twenty20 boss Nicola Cranmer says Chloé Dygert was strong and ready to defend her worlds TT title in Imola.
Defending world champion Chloe Dygert crashed out just after the intermediate time check.
Defending champion Chloe Dygert crashed during the UCI world time trial championships and abandoned the race.
The full guide to this week's Imola worlds, including the courses, the favorites, the American prospects, and how to watch the action live.
The time trial world champion will aim to defend her title on Thursday and will race on the road on Saturday, as well.
Chloe Dygert, Sepp Kuss, Amber Neben, and Leah Thomas are among the elite riders chosen by USA Cycling for the 2020 UCI road world championships.
The women's start list includes world champion Chloe Dygert, while Zwift U.S. national champ Holden Comeau will take on a strong mens' field.
British star says a rising younger generation and wave of new races give momentum to women's sport, though some hurdles remain.
World Bicycle Day, now in its third year, intends to spread awareness of the multiple benefits of cycling.
Tokyo favorite says a one-year postponement will give the pursuit team more time to master the discipline.
Despite some disappointment and frustration, America's Olympic hopefuls agree it's best to postpone Tokyo Games.
The Team USA women’s squad led the way, with Jennifer Valente winning two silvers in endurance races in the scratch and points races, and gold in the team pursuit.
The American broke her own mark twice in Berlin on Saturday en route to winning the world title in individual pursuit
The American prodigy continues to dominate on the track and will race for the gold medal Saturday evening
Americans Chloe Dygert, Lily Wiliams, Jennifer Valente, and Emma White won gold in the team pursuit on Thursday night, and dedicated the win to former teammate Kelly Catlin, who died in March.
The 25-year-old is the most experienced racer in a young and talented women's team, taking silver in her first of five events in Berlin.
UCI Track Cycling World Championships: USA women fastest in qualifying, Denmark sets new world record
USA Women's Team Pursuit put themselves in pole position for the world title round, posting fastest qualifying time.
A member of the world champion 2017 and 2018 USA Women's Team Pursuit offers an insider's insight into watching the fastest event on the track.
Chloe Dygert returns to the women's Team Pursuit; Jennifer Valente goes for five medals; Ashton Lambie goes for gold; and everyone tests their legs before the Tokyo Olympics. These are some of the big stories to follow at this week's UCI Track World Championships in Berlin.
The three-time UCI World Champion Women’s Team Pursuit squad will be looking to earn another rainbow jersey.
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USA Cycling brought home seven medals at the Yorkshire road worlds with Chloe Dygert, Quinn Simmons, Megan Jastrab, and others earning hardware. Each medal resulted from a deeper backstory.
Christina Birch is hoping to qualify for the U.S. track team for the 2020 Olympics. A place in Tokyo would mark another milestone in Birch's impressive professional career.
Annemiek van Vleuten says Chloé Dygert is now the favorite to win the Olympics in the individual time trial.
The women's world championships road race saw Chloé Dygert try to chase down Annemiek van Vleuten. Today, we look at the power output from both riders during the race.
American cycling hit a high point during the UCI world road championships in Yorkshire, winning seven medals, three of them gold. The race produced dramatic wins by Chloé Dygert in the women's elite time trial, and by Quinn Simmons and Megan Jastrab in the junior road races. Longtime race photographer Casey B. Gibson was there to document the action, and to snap photos of Team USA behind the scenes, as the riders, directors, and coaches prepared for the races.
Van Vleuten led home a Dutch one-two with van der Breggen in second and Australian Spratt taking third. U.S. rider Dygert Owen's attacking ride left her unrewarded in fourth place.
On this week's podcast we discuss Chloé Dygert Owen's championship ride. Then, we hear from Marianne Vos, and discuss Peter Sagan vs. Mathieu van der Poel.
Forecasts remain gloomy for worlds week, but it appears there won't be a replay of the chaos of Tuesday's time trials
Having rarely competed in international road events, Chloé Dygert Owen finally confirmed her spot as one of pro road racing's strongest athletes.
On this week's episode of The VeloNews Podcast Fred and Andy reunited to discuss the Vuelta a España, the Colorado Classic, and the upcoming E-mountain bike worlds. Plus, Neilson Powless talks about his grand tour debut.
Photographer Casey B. Gibson's favorite images from the 2019 Colorado Classic, which saw Chloé Dygert Owen dominate the field.
Chloe Dygert Owen won Sunday's circuit race in Denver to complete a clean sweep of the Colorado Classic.
The Sho-Air Twenty 20 rider continued her domination of the Colorado Classic, riding away from the field on the final circuit.