Women’s Cycling Association (WCA) Expands Board of Directors to Include Current and Former Top U.S. and International Women Pro Cyclists – Emma Pooley, Iris Slappendel, Lea Davidson, Dotsie Bausch, Inga Thompson, Ina-Yoko Teutenberg, Marion Clignet, Kathryn Bertine, Georgia Gould, and Jill Gass
Winston-Salem, NC – For Release December 17, 2014 – As part of its new strategic growth plan, the Women’s Cycling Association (WCA) is expanding its Board of Directors to include current and former top U.S. and International Pro Women Cyclists to advance Women’s Professional Cycling Worldwide. New WCA Board Members include Great Britain’s 2008 Olympic Time Trial Silver Medalist, Emma Pooley; 2014 Dutch National Road Race Champion, Iris Slappendel; 2012 Olympian and Silver Medalist, 7x U.S. National Champion and a 2x Pan American Gold Medal winner, Dotsie Bausch; 2012 Mountain Bike Cross-Country Bronze Medalist and 4x U.S. National Champion, Georgia Gould; Olympian and 2009 German National Road Cycling Champion, Ina-Yoko Teutenberg; Olympian and winner of 10 US National Championships, Inga Thompson; 1996 Olympic Silver Medalist, World Champion, and French Road and Track Champion, Marion Clignet; 2013 Caribbean Champion (time trial), 3x St. Kitts and Nevis Road and Time Trial National Champion, Kathryn Bertine; Olympian and current U.S. National Mtn Bike Champion, Lea Davidson; and USAC Certified Expert Level Coach and multiple Master’s State Champion in all disciplines, Jill Gass.
“The WCA is on the verge of something obviously unprecedented in cycling and following in the footsteps of the great women’s leaders of our time for equality in sport”, said Dotsie Bausch. “I look forward to being able to speak out loud and clear on the WCA mission and the opportunity to bring the WCA forward for the public to see and understand its power and [...]