Jillian Bearden

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Jillian Bearden is an American cyclist and co-founder of the U.S. Trans National Women’s Cycling Team.[1]


In 2016, she won the Arizona El Tour de Tucson and was the first trans woman to race in an American professional peloton in 2017.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ Blevins, Jason; Post, Denver (August 7, 2017). "Trans athlete proves transition is more than a name change".
  2. ^ "These transgender cyclists have Olympian disagreement on how to define fairness". USA TODAY.
  3. ^ "TNWCTeam". TNWCTeam. Archived from the original on 2019-06-16. Retrieved 2019-06-16.
  4. ^ "Jillian Bearden, first female transgender cyclist to ride in a pro U.S. peloton, emerges as beacon for other trans athletes". August 7, 2017.