Farm kid, social media jokester, Olympian and, now, Paris-Roubaix winner: Meet Alison Jackson

A veteran of the women’s peloton, Jackson’s Classics win was a long time coming

Canadian Alison Jackson celebrates her Paris-Roubaix Femmes win
(Image credit: Getty Images)

If Alison "Ali Action" Jackson weren't a bike racer, she'd be a chiropractor, a different type of professional athlete or maybe, a hip-hop dancer or ballerina. And if you're one of the thousands of fans that follow her on social media, you know she's got the moves. 

While she may be best known for being the peloton jokester with her comedic Instagram and TikTok reels and sunny outlook, Jackson is also a well-respected and liked veteran of the women's field.

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