We see it on the nightly news. We see it on our newsfeeds. Cyclists are injured and killed on roads every single day. Mothers, daughters, sisters, fathers, sons, brothers… friends. We are shocked, saddened, angry.
And you know what?
Most of us don’t do nearly enough to help fix the problem.
CWRB's Cathy and Jord were lucky enough to be granted media accreditation for the 6th year for the Santos Women's Tour Down Under. It's a rollercoaster of a week, meeting new people, videoing and live crosses, but these are the moments that made it into our top album for the Santos WTDU 2020. Enjoy - see you next year! Queens of the Mountain Celebrating The People's Champion The People's Champion's Father Baby Kangaroos! Amanda Spratt Sign On Cathy and her close personal friends Start Line Pro Legs Focused during sign on Start line angst Spectators enjoying the WTDU festivities Cathy...
Unless you've been hiding under a rock today, you may have seen some of CWRB's coverage of the Santos Women's Tour. This is the 6th year CWRB has been media-accredited to cover the women's racing, and this year was the first year that the race was broadcast live via Channel 7, with CWRB's very own Kate Bates in the commentary box. We had a wonderful day starting in Hahndorf marvelling at the talent of lady cyclists who have turned up to this year's Santos Women's Tour, and nominated our inaugural People's Champion (the champion of our hearts) as Brodie Chapman...
Cycling isn't dangerous. I'm repeating that to myself while I'm sitting in the waiting room in A&E trying to make sense of what just happened.
And what, thankfully, did not happen. Cycling isn't dangerous. In 3 years and 20,000km the only injury I've ever had was a cut knee from tipping over on my own driveway when I forgot to unclip. Until today.