Hannah Barnes

Is the first time you have had support from the Dave Rayner Fund?

No, I was also funded in 2011

What is your cycling history?

I started riding my bike before I can remember. Dad was a keen cyclist when he was younger but stopped for a while and started doing some fun mountain bike races when I was younger. We then joined Team Keyne and that was it. Did some national races and never went back.

What team are you joining?

UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling team. Mara Abbott who won the Giro Rosa last year is in the team. Also Lauren Tamayo who came 2nd in the TP at the London Olympics. Rachel Heal is the teams DS. She was a British rider who podiumed numerous times in the nationals and went to the commies for England.

What is your race programme looking like?

The race calendar is looking really good. I am going to some amazing places and doing some great races.

Are you going on a training camp with the team?

I went to Arizona for 10 days with the team in December and I have another one at the end of January

When are you heading out to Europe/USA?

I am moving to Asheville, NC on the 6th January and then travelling to Argentina for my first race on the 9th January.