Jacquelyn Crowell

Jacquelyn Crowell (February 16, 1988 – April 25, 2018) was an American racing cyclist. She was a graduate from the University of Florida with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.[1] She was diagnosed with a glioblastoma in October 2013 after a hemorrhage caused temporary paralysis on her right side. She underwent surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation under the supervision of doctors at the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University.[2] In a speech given in May 2014, she discussed her mindset and prognosis.[3] In the last years of her life, Crowell worked part-time at the Dick Lane Velodrome, where she taught bicycle racing to younger riders.[4] She died on April 25, 2018 at the age of 30 after a 5 year battle with cancer.[5][6]

Jacquelyn Crowell
Personal information
Full nameJacquelyn Crowell
Born(1988-02-16)February 16, 1988
United States
DiedApril 25, 2018(2018-04-25) (aged 30)
Team information
Current teamUnitedHealthcare Women’s Team
Professional teams
2012–2013Exergy TWENTY12
2014–2018UnitedHealthcare Women’s Team


3rd National Junior Time Trial Championship
3rd National Junior Road Race Championship
1st   Junior National Time Trial
3rd Tour de Toona Criterium
4th Athens Twilight Criterium
2nd Collegiate National Road Omnium
2nd Collegiate National Road Criterium
3rd Collegiate National Road Race
3rd National U23 Road Race Championship
1st   National U23 Time Trial Championship
1st Brady Village Criterium[7]
4th Overall Tour de Bretagne
1st   National Track Championship (Team Pursuit), with Cari Higgins & Lauren Tamayo
1st   National Track Championship (Points race)
2nd Nature Valley Grand Prix Time Trial
3rd Cascade Cycling Classic Prologue
1st Delray Beach Twilight Criterium[8]
1st Sea Otter Classic GC[9]
2nd Tulsa Tough Stages 1, 2, and Overall
5th USPro Road Race
6th USPro Time Trial


  1. ^ Cycling Archives. "Jacquelyn Crowell". www.cyclingarchives.com. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  2. ^ "Crowell Sidelined by Cancer Diagnosis". Cyclingnews. Retrieved April 9, 2015.
  3. ^ "Race for Life". Jacquelyn Crowell. Retrieved April 9, 2015.
  4. ^ "Cyclist Battles Back After Brain Cancer Diagnosis". Atlanta Journal Constitution. Retrieved April 9, 2015.
  5. ^ Kok, Siebe (April 26, 2018). "American cyclist Jacquelyn Crowell passes away after battling brain tumour".
  6. ^ Frattini, Kirsten (April 26, 2018). "Jacquelyn Crowell dies aged 30". cyclingnews.com.
  7. ^ "Crowell Jumps Late to Tulsa Womens Win". Velonews. Retrieved April 9, 2015.
  8. ^ "Hilton Clarke, Jackie Crowell Win 2013 Delray Twilight Criterium". Velonews. Retrieved April 9, 2015.
  9. ^ "Carlsen, Crowell Claim Sea Otter Classic Road Race Victories". Velonews. Retrieved April 9, 2015.