In this Q&A, Megan Jastrab explains the racing tactics that helped her win the junior world title in Yorkshire.
On this week's episode of The VeloNews Podcast we speak with Megan Jastrab, who recently won the junior women's road race world title in Yorkshire. Jastrab now has her sights set on the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo
American cycling hit a high point during the UCI world road championships in Yorkshire, winning seven medals, three of them gold. The race produced dramatic wins by Chloé Dygert in the women's elite time trial, and by Quinn Simmons and Megan Jastrab in the junior road races. Longtime race photographer Casey B. Gibson was there to document the action, and to snap photos of Team USA behind the scenes, as the riders, directors, and coaches prepared for the races.
On this week's episode we break down all of the action from the Yorkshire road races, including USA Cycling's success in the junior races. Also, we analyze Mads Pedersen and Annemiek van Vleuten's big wins, and hear from Quinn Simmons, America's latest junior men's world champion.
With her worlds win, Megan Jastrab showed herself to be a cunning champion who can stay cool in high-pressure moments.
Californian takes home rainbow jersey in junior women's road race, besting Julie de Wilde of Belgium and Lieke Nooijen of The Netherlands in late race sprint
Amid the chaotic dynamics of the junior bunch, Team USA executed its plan perfectly. Their success underscores the value of the U.S. development program, and hints at future greatness in the spring classics.
Quinn Simmons, Megan Jastrab, and Magnus Sheffield all collect big wins ahead of the UCI World Championships.
Not long ago Megan Jastrab was riding a BMX bike in her neighborhood in California. Today, she's American cycling's brightest new star. We go inside Jastrab's rapid rise