10 Dec Kathryn Bertine
Kathryn is an author, athlete, activist and filmmaker who is best known as one of America’s most recognized advocates for gender parity in the sport of cycling.
After retiring from racing on the international cycling circuit, she became an activist for women’s rights in sports and authored three nonfiction books, All the Sundays Yet to Come, As Good As Gold, and The Road Less Taken. Bertine was a columnist, author and senior editor for ESPN and self-produced the documentary HALF THE ROAD: The passion, pitfalls and power of women’s professional cycling which debuted in sixteen nations, won six film festivals and successfully brought the hammer down on the corruption and sexism in sports. She is founder and CEO of the Homestretch Foundation which advocates for women’s rights in sports and currently serves as Trek’s Ambassador for Equality in Cycling. Bertine holds a BA from Colgate University and an MFA from the University of Arizona. She is a board member of Velodrome Development Foundation.