Olympic hopeful Evelyn Stevens gets the spot as the 11th member of the BMW team. The automaker has category-exclusive position as Official Mobility Partner of the U.S. Olympic Committee.
As part of a consumer-input campaign she got the popular vote over two other prospects. Consumers voted online and at dealerships. The former Wall Streeter quit to be a competitive cyclist at the age of 25. She got more than 50% of the vote beating wrestler Henry Cejudo and rower Ursula Grobler.
Other members of the BMW Performance Team are Ricky Berens (swimming), Matt Chrabot (triathlon), Bryan Clay (track & field), Natalie Coughlin (swimming), Janet Evans (swimming), April Holmes (Paralympic track & field), Jonathan Horton (gymnastics), Clay Johnson (sailing), Sanya Richards-Ross (track & field), and Mallory Weggemann (Paralympic swimming).