Cycling News – Helen Wyman: Pressing the equality button

women_111_670From Helen’s article on Cycling News: Women and men should have equal prize money

Sometimes you tweet and nobody cares but sometimes you catch the imagination of others and everything takes off. Yesterday’s conversation about equality in cyclo-cross was one of those days. I’m in a position to try to influence the future shape of women’s cyclo-cross with my place on the UCI cross commission. This role is very much about the evolution of the sport, and there is certainly no revolution plan in place to just press the equality button

The slow political change is frustrating, for everyone, not just me. Even changes we agree take some time to come into effect. Yesterday’s messages came following some points I confirmed. There has already been progress for women’s cross, and there is more agreed that will come into effect next season. However I’m keen for there to be more, including equal prize money at all levels of cross. Read more