World Championships: Q and A with Brent Bookwalter

Brent Bookwalter has become a staple of the USA national team that competes annually at the World Championships, having raced in six of the last eight editions. For the 2015 UCI Road World Championships, he has earned the privilege again to ride as part of a six-man team that includes his BMC teammate Taylor Phinney, veteran sprinter Tyler Farrar (MTN-Qhubeka) and younger but experienced riders Alex Howes and Ben King (Cannondale-Garmin), and Lawson Craddock (Giant-Alpecin).

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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.