Podcast 2016 Episode 36 – EPIC (That’s a Technical Term)
Hey remember that time a few days ago when Sarah and Dan started talking about all the Best of the Year categories that VeloVoices are going to be holding voting on this week, and it took them an hour to get through the first category? Well they’re back! And this time they’re determined to get through all of the other categories (including the two extra ones that Sarah made up so that she could fit everyone in that she wanted to) no matter how long it takes!
Look, we’re not gonna lie, this podcast is EPIC (that’s a technical term). It’s huge. It’s long enough to be a Hollywood blockbuster, but it’s got more plot, more drama and more action than your standard Hollywood blockbuster, so there’s that! How could it not be when we’re discussing Best Race Finish of the Year, Best Breakthrough Rider of the Year, Unsung Heroines of the Peloton for the Year, Unsung Heroes/Heroines Behind the Scenes and Step-Up Rider of the Year?
So many great and worthy nominees, so much to argue about! Make sure you’re stocked up on time and refreshments, this one’s perfect for that long drive to see all your extended family for the holidays. Here goes… (1:59:50 MIN / 109.72MB)
And listen to, and read, our nominations for 2016 women’s cycling Rider of the Year.
Strade Bianche, March, Italy
Trofeo Alfredo Binda, March, Italy
Olympic road race, August, Brazil
GP Plouay, August, France
…but while Vos made an unusual error, getting boxed in, Polish underdog Eugenia Bujak launched her suicide-move. Better to try and fail, than sit on and come tenth, right? And in this case it worked, Bujak taking everyone else by surprise, and showing that if you don’t try, you can’t win.
2016 Road World Championships, October, Qatar
Ronde van Vlaanderen, April, Belgium
Ellen van Dijk (Ned) Boels-Dolmans
Marianne Vos (Ned) Rabo-liv
Trixi Worrack (Ger) Canyon-SRAM
Huang Ting Ying (Tpe) Chinese Taipei
Leah Kirchmann (Can) Liv-Plantur
Thalita de Jong (Ned) Rabo-liv
Elena Cecchini (Ita) Canyon-SRAM
Emilia Fahlin (Swe) Alé Cipollini
Katrin Garfoot (Aus) ORICA-AIS
Lotta Lepistö (Fin) Cervélo-Bigla
What we’ve been talking about lately
- Presents for women’s cycling fans 2016: Part 3 – things that help everyday women’s cycling
- Presents for women’s cycling fans 2016 – Part 2: things made by professional cyclists
- Presents for women’s cycling fans 2016 – this year’s books (and a giveaway)
- Emily Chappell on changing the world
- Podcast 2016 Episode 36 – EPIC (That’s a Technical Term)