Ruby West rides on the track with teammatesTHE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power

Ruby West


  • Won track cycling gold in the women’s team pursuit at the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games where she also competed in road cycling
  • Competed at the 2022 and 2023 UCI Track World Championships
  • Won team pursuit gold at the 2022 Pan American Track Cycling Championships
  • Won silver in the junior time trial at the 2016 Canadian Road Cycling Championships

A Little More About Ruby

Getting into the Sport: Became involved in competitive cycling at age 12… In 2021 made the switch from cyclocross to track cycling for the chance to compete at the Olympic Games; has competed at six cyclocross world championships… Outside Interests: Loves gardening and is inspired by her family’s farm where she looks after chickens, goats, and a donkey… Odds and Ends: Father Mike West won two Olympic medals in swimming at Los Angeles 1984 (100m backstroke bronze, 4x100m medley relay silver)…

Notable International Results

Pan American Games: 2023 – GOLD (team pursuit), 12th (road time trial), 21st (road race)  

UCI Track World Championships: 2023 – 8th (team pursuit); 2022 – 7th (team pursuit), 19th (individual pursuit)