Date of birth: 18th December 1992 (29)
Joins Team BikeExchange: 2022
New Contract: 2022 & 2023
American talent Kristen Faulkner steps-up to the WorldTour with Team BikeExchange-Jayco in 2022 after only turning professional two years ago. The 29-year-old has already demonstrated her raw talent, with several impressive and powerful rides, including a solo victory and third overall at the 2021 Ladies Tour of Norway.
A former rower during her time at Harvard University, Faulkner started cycling competitively in 2017 alongside her job at a venture capitalist firm, before turning pro in 2020. She hit the ground running in her debut season, taking a stage win at her first race in Europe at the Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l’Ardèche.
- 1st 2020 Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche – Stage 4
- 1st 2021 Ladies Tour of Norway – Stage 1
- 3rd 2021 Ladies Tour of Norway – Overall
- 3rd 2021 GP de Plouay