March 14, 2019 Colorado Springs, Colo.– USA Cycling announced today the creation of the Kelly Catlin Fund. This fund was created in memory of USA Cycling National Team Member Kelly Catlin who was a 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist and Three-Time World Champion who passed away on March 8. These funds will be dedicated to programs or services as determined after consulting with the Catlin Family at a later date.
“Kelly was many things to many people. She was a daughter, a sister, a friend and teammate, a scholar, a cyclist, a musician and an artist,” said Mark Catlin, Kelly’s father, “We hope, that through this fund, Kelly’s legacy will continue to live on.”
Catlin was born in St. Paul, Minnesota. She earned bachelor’s degrees in Biomedical Engineering and Chinese from the University of Minnesota in 2018, and was pursuing a master’s degree in Computational and Mathematical Engineering at Stanford University.
Catlin began racing as a Junior category athlete with the NorthStar Development Team in Minnesota. She first represented Team USA at the 2013 UCI Road World Championships in the Junior Road Race and Junior Individual Time Trial. Her performances caught the attention of USA Cycling …read more