America’s Gwendalyn Gibson has signed a deal to race for Trek Factory Racing in 2023. The Californian was many pundits' breakthrough act of 2022. A status which was confirmed when she picked up a bronze medal at the UCI Cross-country Olympic World Championships in Les Gets at the end of the season.
The 23 year-old had already impressed however - she won the Cross-country Short Track race in Snowshoe alongside a brace of top 10’s amidst a season in which she should have struggled. Gibson had suffered a broken kneecap earlier in the year which many predicted would purloin her to the sidelines until the end of the summer.
After spending five years racing for the Norco Factory Racing squad, the young American joins a veritable powerhouse roster starring Jolanda Neff, Evie Richards, Maddie Munro, Vlad Dascalu, and Riley Amos. It remains unclear as to whether the Waterloo, Wisconsin squad will feel the need to bolster their numbers further ahead of the season getting underway this year.
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