Jenny Powell is joining the UK based cycling team Elite Women’s CAMS-Tifosi.
They have applied for UCI status, they currently awaiting the outcome of the application.
The Cheltenham based cyclist rode for Bianchi Dama during the 2019 season and will race for CAMS-Tifosi for the 2020 season. Powell said:
“I’m so excited because the opportunities this will hopefully open to me is what I have always dreamed of but then I am terrified as well because you want to be able to perform and you want to be able to perform better than you did last year. I have been on teams with some of the girls before and in cycling you know everyone you see everybody at races and that’s why I love it so much because I already see these girls as friends.”
Powell’s cycling career has gone from strength to strength and she has had an impressive season claiming her first ever national podium at round four of the Women’s National Road Series at the Tour of Reservoir.
“I have been searching for that podium for a long time and I have been close and not quite got there. You think will it ever happen and that actually happens to be one of my favourite races on the calendar, so to get the podium there was pretty epic for me and gave me bags of confidence,” said Powell.
Other fantastic performances including a third-place finish at the Ryedale Grand Prix meant Powell finished fourth in the national road series overall standings. CAMS-Tifosi team’s race schedule for 2020 is yet to be decided, it is expected to be confirmed in the next few weeks. You can follow CAMS-Tifosi’s progress via their website.
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