Armstrong returns to professional cycling at San Dimas Stage Race

Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co Twenty12) will return to the professional peloton, after taking one year off to give birth to her first-born child, at the up coming San Dimas Stage Race held from March 25-27 in California. The double world champion and Olympic gold medallist will race a handful of domestic stage races, however her three main targets are the US Time Trial National Championships held in Georgia in June, UCI Time Trial World Championships held in September in Denmark and an end goal of capturing a second gold medal at the Olympic Games next August in London.

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Kirsten Frattini
Deputy Editor

Kirsten Frattini is the Deputy Editor of Cyclingnews, overseeing the global racing content plan.

Kirsten has a background in Kinesiology and Health Science. She has been involved in cycling from the community and grassroots level to professional cycling's biggest races, reporting on the WorldTour, Spring Classics, Tours de France, World Championships and Olympic Games.

She began her sports journalism career with Cyclingnews as a North American Correspondent in 2006. In 2018, Kirsten became Women's Editor – overseeing the content strategy, race coverage and growth of women's professional cycling – before becoming Deputy Editor in 2023.