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Trans Cyclist Blake Hansen Shreds Desert Trails, Talks Advocacy

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For one Specialized mountain bike pro, ‘equality’ and ‘inclusion’ aren’t just buzzwords.

Blake Hansen is one of just a few well-known trans women in competitive MTB. According to her, racing and chasing world-class lines is great — but it’s all meaningless without a strong, supportive community.

And that’s why the pro rider focuses her efforts on uplifting the next generation of women through the sport.

Learn a bit about Hansen’s philosophy and drop into the dreamy, send-y shots in this quick edit from Teton Gravity Research’s “Esperanto” project.

Runtime: 2 minutes

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