Alison Tetrick: Gravel racing's rogue spirit

Alison Tetrick sits on the ground after finishing Dirty Kanza
Alison Tetrick sits on the ground after finishing Dirty Kanza (Image credit: Specialized / Steve Driscoll)

Alison Tetrick has quickly risen to become one of the most well-known gravel contenders in the US. She spent nearly a decade racing in the professional ranks of road racing before switching gears to a gravel adventure that saw her win the 2017 Dirty Kanza.

In an interview with Cyclingnews, Tetrick said what she loved most about gravel racing was that it's inclusive to riders with varying levels of ambition and ability and that everyone races the same distances and courses.

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