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- On her weekly radio show "A Southwest Spotlight," journalist/cyclist @Janet_Lyn interviews procyclist/author/filmmaker @KathrynBertine (May 2, 2014 during Tour of the Gila in New Mexico, USA).
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SUMMARY: Procyclist, author and "Half The Road" documentary filmmaker
Kathryn Bertine discusses Equality in Women’s Cycling and Sports and New
Pro Women’s Race La Course by Tour de France in Paris July 27, 2014
*On this recent episode of her radio show "A Southwest Spotlight,"
journalist and amateur cyclist Janet Lyn presents a 5-minute, in-depth
interview with Kathryn Bertine, an internationally recognized professional
women’s cyclist, author, speaker, journalist, activist and documentary
filmmaker. Bertine, who was speaking at the 2014 Tour of the Gila
professional cycling race for men and women in Silver City, New Mexico,
USA, discussed how she and several other professional female athletes have
been actively working as longtime advocates for more equality in women’s
pro sports, especially pro cycling. Bertine and her colleagues fought to
obtain a pro cycling race for women at the 2014 Tour de France on July 27,
2014, which will be a 1-day event in Paris, France, called La Course by
Tour de France. That will mark the first time in more than 25 years that
women pro cyclists have had an opportunity to race during Le Tour de
France. Bertine, who began her own cycling racing as an amateur in 2007 at
Tour of the Gila in New Mexico, also was showing the new documentary film
she directed and produced about women’s pro cycling and vying for equality
in the sport, “Half the Road,” which was crowd-sourced and funded by men
and women in at least 16 countries and is now being shown around the