First Lady Jill Biden tunes in to Tour de France Femmes

TOKYO JAPAN JULY 24 First Lady of the United States Jill Biden in attendance on day one of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on July 24 2021 in Tokyo Japan Photo by Al BelloGetty Images
The First Lady of the United States Jill Biden at the Tokyo Olympic Games (Image credit: Getty Images)

United States First Lady, Dr Jill Biden, has tuned into watch the rebirth of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift stating that it is "such a great sight to see after 33 long years".

"What an amazing Stage 1 of @LeTourFemmes — and such a great sight to see after 33 long years," Biden wrote in a post on the official FLOTUS Twitter feed on Sunday during stage 1, held from the Eiffel Tower to the circuits on the Champs-Élyées.

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Kirsten Frattini
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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.