The 2017 Santos Tour Down Under Women’s race was the first outing for UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Women’s team in 2017. Starting the season off strong, the team managed a podium, 2nd in Best Young Rider, and a strong showing on GC overall.
“We set the young rider jersey as one of our targets for the race, so it’s great to see the team deliver on that goal.” -Rachel Heal
“We have some new teammates and this was our first chance to work together. Everyone contributed equally by either covering attacks or working on the front. It was a great day.” -Katie Hall
“It was a fast race that never really gave you a chance to take a breath,” -Ruth Winder