Katie Compton winding down storied career, will retire in 2022

NAMUR BELGIUM DECEMBER 22 Katherine Compton of The United States during the 11th Namur World Cup 2019 Women Elite UCICX TelenetUCICXWC on December 22 2019 in Namur Belgium Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images
Katie Compton racing in Namur (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

After taking 15 consecutive US National Cyclo-cross Championships and five medals in the UCI World Cyclo-cross Championships, Katie Compton is beginning to wind down her professional career, according to her partner Mark Legg.

Legg posted on social media this weekend that Compton is racing her penultimate season. She will ride cyclo-cross in the winter of 2021/2022, with the World Championships in Arkansas her last race if selected for the USA. 

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