Amanda Spratt: Confident with leadership role

Amanda Spratt
Amanda Spratt ready to lead Team BikeExchange in 2021 (Image credit: Team BikeExchange)

Amanda Spratt is embarking on her 11th season as a professional and has grown into one of the strongest Classics contenders and climbers on the Women’s WorldTour. She is ready to become the sole leader at Team BikeExchange, a role that she assumes following the departure of Annemiek van Vleuten to Movistar Team

In an interview from team camp, Spratt said that she learned a lot from her former teammate in their five years together at Mitchelton-Scott, but that she’s looking forward to having more opportunities to shine.

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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.