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KRISTIN ARMSTRONG RUMORS

After missing podium, Armstrong must reset Olympic goals

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Kristin Armstrong is the two-time and defending Olympic gold medalist in the time trial, and may give the U.S. team its best chance of another cycling medal at next year's Rio Olympics. First, she needs to earn the opportunity. After coming back from retirement, Armstrong finished off the podium in the time trial at the world championships this week. She was still...
Via Associated Press
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

World Championships: Kristin Armstrong’s disappointment in Richmond

Former multi-time trial world champion, American Kristin Armstrong finished fifth overall at the TT World Championships in Richmond Tuesday. The American had race in the first wave of competitors, fighting winds while setting the foundation time her rivals would beat later that afternoon. Linda Villumsen won gold for New Zealand, 21 seconds ahead of Armstrong. As a previous world...
Via Cycling News
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Kristin Armstrong riding latest comeback at cycling worlds

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) She might be the greatest female cyclist in U.S. history, a two-time Olympic time trial gold medalist and world champion who has inspired an entire generation of riders. She's also a coach. A mother. A philanthropist. A community health director. Given everything she juggles, it was hardly a surprise when Kristin Armstrong announced her retirement for the second...
Via Associated Press
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

USA Pro Challenge: The Day report stage 5

It’s a great thing that on Friday, for the first time, the USA Pro Challenge presented two yellow jerseys – one to the men’s race leader, Rohan Dennis (BMC), but also to the first leader of the women’s race, Olympic Champion Kristin Armstrong, in their inaugural Pro Challenge. The stage was a 13.5km time trial raced in the mad, bike-friendly town of Breckenridge. The course...
Via Cycling News
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

SRAM wireless and other TT gear at USA Pro Challenge

This article originally appeared on BikeRadar With multiple world and Olympic gold medals under her belt, the 42-year-old Kristin Armstrong can seemingly win time trials with the flip of a switch — or, as was the case on Friday at the USA Pro Challenge, the press of a button. Armstrong rode to victory in the opening stage of the inaugural Women's USA Pro Challenge aboard a Felt...
Via Cycling News
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Kristin Armstrong previews the 2015 Women's USA Pro Challenge

The Women’s USA Pro Challenge gets underway on Friday with a 13.5km time trail in Breckenridge, Colorado. The women will ride the same route and distance as the men for stage 1, creating an interesting benchmark on the initial day of racing. Cyclingnews caught up with several of the professional women prior to Friday’s start. “It’s really cool to ride the same course as...
Via Cycling News
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

USA Cycling reconvenes to examine Pan-Am Championships picks

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) USA Cycling is reconsidering its selections for next month's Pan Am Championships, a decision that could keep reigning Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong from beginning her comeback. Armstrong, who retired after the London Games, was initially chosen to compete May 5-10 in Leon, Mexico. But USA Cycling said Friday that it would examine the selection...
Via Associated Press
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong returning to cycling

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong is returning to professional cycling. USA Cycling announced Tuesday that the 41-year-old Boise, Idaho, resident has been named to the 2015 Pan American Continental Road Championships roster. Armstrong won gold in the time trial at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and again in the time trial at the 2012 London Olympics....
Via Associated Press
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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