Ruth began cycling at the age of 15. Since then has been competitive at a high level. Her largest successes coming from being a part of the Team Pursuit team to win a World Championship in 2016 and making the 2016 Olympic Track Cycling Team. Before being a successful track racer she was successful on the road, being a part of the team to take Mara Abbott to her Giro Rosa win in 2013. More recently won the overall Pro Road Tour in 2017. In 2018 Ruth will be racing for arguably the best team in the world, Team Sunweb. While racing full time she found her passion for coaching in 2015 and has really enjoyed sharing not only her knowledge of being a coached athlete for 9 years but her tactical knowledge as well. Ruth is a USAC level 3 coach.