Cyclist’S 31 Inspirational Women No16: Emily Chappell

Cyclist’s 31 Inspirational Women No16: Emily Chappell

Maria David Sponsored 16 Mar 2021 A Transcontinental winner and ultra-distance athlete who wants others to follow in her wheeltracks To celebrate International Women's Month, we have partnered with Zwift to tell the stories of 31 inspirational women across 31 days Words : Maria David Photo : Camille McMillan In 2016 former bike courier Emily Chappell hit the headlines when she was the first woman over the line in the Transcontinental Race, a gruelling 4,000km challenge from Geraadsbergen in Belgium to Canakkale in Turkey. Having failed to finish her first attempt at the ultra-distance event the year before, Emily was determined to learn from the experience and ride a better race second time around. She arrived at the finish nearly two weeks after setting out from Belgium, but nearly two full days before her nearest challenger. Her Transcontinental win may rank as her standout success, but Emily has done plenty ...

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