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From Venture Capitalist to Cyclist: No Regrets on New Path


Key Points:

  • Kristin Faulkner left Silicon Valley for professional cycling
  • She aims to compete in the Olympics

Kristin Faulkner, a former venture capitalist, made a bold career shift to pursue her passion for professional cycling. Raised in Alaska, Faulkner credits her tough and resilient nature to her upbringing in the rugged wilderness. After a major victory at the La Vuelta Feminina in Spain, Faulkner is now setting her sights on achieving her childhood dream of competing in the Olympics.

Despite a setback from a training accident, Faulkner remains committed to cycling and has continued to excel in major races in Europe. With aspirations to represent the U.S. in the Paris 2024 Olympics, Faulkner’s determination and dedication to the sport have made her a rising star in the cycling world. Her transition from venture capital to cycling not only showcases her competitive spirit but also highlights her passion for living an outdoor lifestyle that harkens back to her Alaskan roots.

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