Congratulations go out to Ana Jager, the first woman to cross the finish line of the 2022 Tour Divide! Find a few photos and more about Ana’s ride here…

Just this morning, 25-year-old Alaskan endurance cyclist Ana Jager tackled the home stretch of New Mexican roadway to reach the finish line of the 2022 Tour Divide. Ana rolled into Antelope Wells aboard a Salsa Cutthroat a few minutes ago at 7:54 a.m. local time, taking first place in the women’s category with a finish time of 19 days and 54 minutes (19:00:54). It appears Ana rode through the night with a possible attempt to complete the course in under 19 days, which was likely a motivating factor. Ana maintained a hefty 100-mile lead over Katie Strempke, who appears to be positioned for a second place spot.

2022 Tour Divide Recap, Eddie Clark
Photos by Eddie Clark (stay tuned for part two of his coverage)

This is Ana’s rookie year on the Tour Divide, but Ana is no stranger to competition, being from an XC-ski racing family. Ana is also a coach in the GRIT program in Anchorage founded by Lael Wilcox. Congratulations, Ana!

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