Breakfast With Bob From Chicago: Hunter Kemper
Hunter Kemper will need to be the first American across the line and finish in the top eight to make his fifth Olympic team.
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Hunter Kemper hadn’t raced in eight months when he toed the line in San Diego back in 2012. To make his fourth Olympic team he needed to finish top nine overall that day. When he came off the bike in 32nd place, no one thought he had a shot. A shot? The guy ran his way into fifth, made the team and now he’s looking for a top eight in Chicago to make his fifth Olympic team. One lesson we learned that day in San Diego was to never count him out. This weekend he’ll go after a spot on his fifth Olympic team. He’ll need to be the first American across the line and finish in the top eight to make that happen.