EF Education-Cannondale’s Veronica Ewers to take remainder of season off to address mental and physical health

Ewers, who rocketed from bike newbie to pro in just four years, suffers from RED-S energy deficiency disorder

Veronica Ewers
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EF Education-Cannondale’s Veronica Ewers announced today that she will not be racing for the remainder of 2024. 

The U.S. cyclist revealed that she has RED-S (relative energy deficiency in sport), poor bone density and “pretty much non-existent” estrogen levels after recent bloodwork and a DEXA scan to address a stress fracture in her heel. 

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Kristin Jenny
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Kristin Jenny is an elite triathlete based near Boulder, Colorado. Although most of her time is spent in aerobars somewhere in the mountains, she finds time to enjoy eating decadent desserts, hiking with her husband and dog, and a good true crime podcast.