75. Did you know about the CANADIAN WOMEN'S CYCLING COLLECTIVE?
In this episode, you will learn: How two Canadian Women, through their own experiences in sport, moving to cycling made a decision to create the Canadian Women's Cycling Collective to bring women together. Lobby for change equality for women in cycling
We started the Canadian Women's Cycling Collective this year with the purpose to facilitate a platform for round table discussion to strengthen the women's cycling network here in Canada.
HOW TO REGISTER: If you want to be part of the collective, sign up https://www.canadianwomenscyclingcollective.com/join Larissa Werbicki
I was born and raised in Saskatoon Saskatchewan where I took up the sport of rowing. I fell in love with the sport and knew it was something I wanted to pursue at a higher level.
Made the junior national team out of grade 12 and competed at the Youth Olympics (bronze medal) and World Juniors (silver medal).
Completed a Kinesiology degree at Western while training full time on the National Team and rowing for the university Varsity rowing Team.
In 2018 I competed at my first senior World Rowing Championships and in 2019, the Pan American Games where I won a silver medal in Lima Peru. Here I decided to hang up my oars and try something new!
I was accepted into the Graduate Diploma in business through Queen’s university where I landed my first job out in Toronto!
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I grew up mainly playing hockey and soccer, but started racing road bikes in 2018 and haven't looked back. Since then I've competed in local Ontario races, Pro 1/2 Criterium, and my first UCI WE 1.1 race. And after 10+ years as a civil engineer, I'm switching gears to pursue pro-cycling. I seek to inspire systemic change and champion communities in which all people have the opportunity to thrive. I'm currently completing a Masters of Management Innovation and Entrepreneurship (MMIE) at Smith School of Business Queen's University, and am soon starting a part-time position as Executive Assistant / Operations Specialist with a company in the medical industry, while continuing to train and optimistic to race again soon. I believe that with a curious mind, coffee and a bike, anything is possible.
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