Commonwealth gold medallist Rochelle Gilmore tells Sam Squiers what it was like growing up with ultimate freedom to do as she pleased, and how that helped shape the athlete she became. The champion cyclist discusses getting scouted in her early teens and moving to Europe when she was just 16, and opens up about the death of her great friend Amy Gillett. She talks about breaking the ‘Bridesmaid’ hoodoo and finally getting her hands on gold, as well as the pioneering work she’s done for women’s cycling. Finally, she goes into incredible detail about planning to climb Mount Everest, and the dangers she’s already faced.
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.
Professional cyclist Lizzie Williams went from Olympic hopeful in Europe to unable to leave the house in Melbourne in the toughest year of her life. Here she tells Sportette about her battle and fight for the sport she loves.
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.
Nothing will change unless something is said & action taken. Recent events show Women in Sport need to find their voice and be seen AND heard.
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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