Kirsten Williams


Kirsten Williams
Kirsten Williams
Current Residence: Colorado Springs, Colo.
Hometown: Lone Tree, Colo.
Birthdate: April 6, 1996
Birthplace: Kalispell, Mont.
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 145 lbs.
Current Coaches: Neal Henderson
Team: TWENTY16 Junior Development Team
High School: Homeschooled (Colorado Springs, Colo.) Class of '14

College(s): Arapahoe Community College (cocurrent enrollment), University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Career Highlights

  • 2014 Matrix Track Cup- Points Race Champion
  • 2014 USGP of Colorado Springs- Omnium 5th Place
  • 2014 JW 17-18 Track International Omnium Champion
  • 2014 JW 17-18 Track Individual Pursuit Champion
  • 2014 Matrix Track Cup Points Race Champion
  • 2014 USGP of Colorado Springs- Omnium 5th Place
  • 2013 Fixed Gear Classic Scratch Race Champion
  • 2013 Fixed Gear Classic Scratch Race Champion
  • 2012 JW 15-16 Track Omnium Champion
  • 2012 JW 15-16 Track Scratch Race Champion
  • 2010 JW 13-14 Road Time Trial Champion
  • Multiple Colorado State Championship Wins and Podiums

Hobbies: Reading, cooking, Bible study, playing with her German Shepherd, Gus, spending time with friends and family

Favorite Race: Wheels of Thunder Circuit Race

Favorite Place to Train: Colorado Springs 7-11 OTC Velodrome

Best Cycling Memory: "Winning the scratch race at my first NTC competition; it helped open the door to future possiblities in the sport."

Best advice received from a coach when you were starting out: "Have fun, do your best and play fair."

Motivation: "I am motivated to race and train hard because I have been blessed with a gift and I want to use it to the fullest potential, and most recently, to honor the memory of my father, who was always a strong and tenacious, yet friendly, humble and gracious competitior."

Hero/Role Model: "My dad, Victor Williams."

Cycling & Personal/Career Goals: "Medal at Junior Track World Championships, compete in the Olympics and medal in team pursuit and omnium, honor God in everything I do and get a degree in a health-related field so I can support myself and help others."

First Involvement in Cycling: "I got involved in cycling by doing the Cherry Creek Time Trial series on the tandem with my Dad when I was 10."

Did you know: Kirsten was born two months early.

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