Beth Ann Orton – JMSR

When I think of what a cycling team can be, I think of the Amy D Foundation: A supportive, structured, safe environment for athletes to learn and grow in – a place where young women can ask what kind of cyclist they wish to be, and explore their answers with guidance from an experienced, safe, and supportive staff. The Amy D Foundation gives cyclists a place to find confidence: It bridges the gap between amateur and professional racing, empowers women to start reaching for their goals, and dream beyond them. As a mentor, the Amy D. Foundation provides me with all of these things, and more. I’m actually quite new to road racing compared to many of the women I mentor, which is awesome! I’ve known some Amy D. riders since they were racing cyclocross in high school, and now we race together on the road - we have learned a lot from each other on and off the bike. At Joe...
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