Riding the professional cycling circuit through some of the most picturesque places in the world looks like a dream life. But the reality of pay inequality and being taken seriously as a female athlete is far less glamorous.
Tiffany joins host Sam Squiers to discuss: The talent ID program that got her into cycling in high school, Why she can still have a successful race even if she’s not on the podium, The growth of women’s cycling and the upcoming women’s Tour de France and Meeting her partner, Finnish F1 driver Valtteri Bottas, how she started designing helmets for him and why it’s not uncommon to see him on the side of the road handing out water bottles to her teammates
An off-road vehicle accident threatened not only Caroline Buchanan’s career in BMX and mountain bike riding, but her life. Caroline joins Sam Squiers to discuss competing at the BMX World Championships at nine years old, how she used breathing to stay calm during a gruelling four hour trip to hospital with life-threatening injuries and her two year recovery to get back into sport.
Weeks before Georgia Baker was set to pursue her dream competing overseas, she lost her dad to a sudden heart attack. Georgia joins Sam Squiers to discuss how she grieved the loss of her dad, the accident that threatened her team’s chances at the Rio Olympics and why her best riding has come after being diagnosed with a genetic heart condition.
Cycling’s Tour Down Under has ditched its podium girls, now it’s time for these other sports to do the same.
Sportette is inside the OricaAIS camp for the Women’s Tour de France for a behind the scenes perspective on the race
There’s a new player in the cycling kit game. Sportette has been road-testing Cipolla and we think you’re going to love these kits.
Ruth Corset is the National Road Series champion but it’s motherhood that’s been the ride of her life. She tells us how she balances family, life and bikes.
She Rides is a program that’s designed to provide women with the confidence & skills to ride again in an effort to encourage more women to get into riding.
Sportette has asked the most influential athletes and administrator their wish for the women in their sport for next year and in five years.
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