International Women’s Day | Choose To Challenge
Some incredible stories here from some of the Sram athletes that are very much worth a read, be sure to click on each athlete to read their individual stories.
“Weâve added our voice to the conversation for Womenâs Day over the years, offering our own view of how we intend to work toward gender parity in our work, our community, and for our riders. This year, we invited a few of our athletes and ambassadors to share their own experiences instead. What we got in return for our ask was four very distinct essays, each with unique, important perspectives of the challenges these women have faced as people, as riders, and as athletes.”
âIn recent years, there has been a movement to show the bike community that women are just as capable, athletic, and interested in bikes as men. Unfortunately, this movement has been lacking in and struggling with intersectionality.â
Indigenous women are leading change towards reconnecting to a reality that our communities once knew â where land stewardship lived unhindered. Renee Hutchens challenges us to consider what it means to have a connection with the land that is based on reciprocity.
In 2016, Lael Wilcox won the 4,300 mile Trans Am Bike Race. Now sheâs inviting women, in competition or not, to redefine limits and categories.
After her own experience with healing through the power of sport, EWS Champion Isabeau Courdurier set out to create safe space for domestic violence survivors through the Fifty Fifty project in her home country.