Show #295 – April 30, 2016...

Apr 30, 2016 by

http://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/2016/04/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_043016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Mountain2Mountain’s Shannon Galpin; Rich Roll This week, my guests include National Geographic’s 2013 “Adventurer of the Year”, Shannon Galpin. As many of you know, Shannon has been working tirelessly to bring cycling – with it’s messages of freedom, independence, and self-esteem to the women of Afghanistan. The Afghani women’s cycling team has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for their bravery and persistence in the face of corruption and persecution. This week, the New York Times published an article exposing the corruption and problems facing these women as their bikes, their funding, and their future as cyclists are being stripped away by the coach who was supposed to train and protect them. Shannon Galpin is my first guest this week and we delve...

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