December 27, 2017 (Boise, Idaho) – Chloe Dygert Owen (USA), Jennifer Valente (USA) and Jasmin Duehring (CAN) headline the power-packed 2018 TWENTY20 Pro Cycling program. All three athletes, along with majority of the roster, will balance a track and road program during 2018.
These three decorated athletes return to the team following a tremendously successful 2017 campaigns. Joining Duehring are the powerful engines of fellow Canucks Steph Roorda and Georgia Simmerling who raced with Duehring on the Canadian Women’s Team Pursuit squad.
Double Olympic Medalist Duehring will race a modified UCI track schedule, focusing on mass start events and will also race a full road schedule in 2018. Duehring recently came off a successful London Six Day where she scored two wins along with a silver medal at the UCI Track World Cup in Milton, Canada.
Triple threat Canadian alpine, skicross and track cyclist Simmerling joins the squad, bringing high-level competition experience, along with sensational speed. Simmerling won bronze in team pursuit cycling at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and also a silver medal in team pursuit at the 2016 World Championships. She is the first Canadian to compete in three different sports in three different Olympic Games. She brings experience and multi-disciplined racing to the team.
Cranmer developed this program 12 years ago, with the full-hearted intent to grow women’s cycling and allow young riders a balanced program to grow both in sport and in confidence and life skills. The program has produced world champions and Olympic medalists since the start and strives to continue.
2018 TWENTY20 Pro Cycling Roster
– Sofia Arreola (MEX)
– Erica Clevenger (USA)
– Margot Clyne (USA)
– Allie Dragoo (USA)
– Chloé Dygert Owen (USA)
– Jasmin Duehring (CAN)
– Scotti Lechuga (USA)
– Marlies Mejias Garcia (CUB)
– Danielle Morshead (USA)
– Shayna Powless (USA)
– Steph Roorda (CAN)
– Georgia Simmerling (CAN)
– Jennifer Valente (USA)
– Larissa Connors (USA) Mountain Bike / Road
– Jamie Whitmore (USA) Para-Cycling