Victim, survivor, warrior: The transformation of Genevieve Jeanson

Genevieve Jeanson and Ranger
Genevieve Jeanson and her dog, Ranger (Image credit: Courtesy of Genevieve Jeanson)

Genevieve Jeanson will join the thousands of cyclists seeking adventure and fun as part of the fast-growing gravel cycling scene across Canada and the US in 2022. It will be the first time she commits to bike racing of any kind since her doping suspension was lifted and she told her harrowing story of the abuse she endured as a young teenager through adulthood under a former coach. 

In an interview with Cyclingnews on December 10, Jeanson said that her decision to return to cycling comes after the long and complex healing process of recovering from the effects of long-term verbal and physical trauma. 

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