TSM sign Barnes sisters: March 8th 2018
LONDON, United Kingdom – On International Women’s Day, Trinity Sports Management are delighted to announce that Hannah and Alice Barnes have joined their roster. Hannah (24) and sister Alice (22) are two of most exciting young road racers to emerge in British women’s cycling and both currently ride for UCI Women’s team CANYON//SRAM.
Hannah, a talented multi-sport athlete growing up, switched her full attention to cycling at the age of 17 and quickly earned a reputation as a strong rider with multiple domestic victories in circuit and criterium racing. She turned professional in 2014 and since then has enjoyed numerous successes, including a stage win at the Women’s Tour of Britain (2015) and victory in the 2016 National Championship Road race. She has also represented England at a Commonwealth Games (Glasgow) and ridden for Great Britain at a number of the recent UCI Road World Championships. Speaking on her decision to join Trinity, Hannah said, “Trinity Sports Management are a highly respected agency within cycling and I'm excited to be working with them at this important time in women's cycling.”
Alice has recently transitioned to road racing after spending much of her junior years competing for Great Britain as part of the mountain bike cross-country programme. Her palmares in mountain biking include a top 5 finish at the Commonwealth Games (Glasgow) and a bronze medal in the U-23 race at the UCI World Cup series in Canada (2015). On the road, Alice has won back to back U-23 National titles (2015, 2016) and podiumed in the U-23 women’s race at last year’s UEC Road European Championships in Denmark. She has also ridden for Great Britain at a number of the recent UCI Road World Championships. Upon signing with Trinity, Alice said : “Having met Andrew and the team, I thought it was a great opportunity to work with such an established agency as I embark on my professional career. I know that having their guidance and support on the journey will be hugely beneficial.”
Trinity Director, Andrew McQuaid commented, “It’s fantastic that Hannah and Alice have joined Trinity. They are both very highly regarded within the sport and have already enjoyed plenty of success to date. Clearly they have very exciting careers ahead and I also believe that their future success will play a key role in raising the profile of women’s cycling in the UK and beyond.”
Trinity Head of Talent, Jamie Barlow added, “The team at Trinity are really looking forward to helping Hannah and Alice fulfill their potential over the coming seasons.”