FDJ manager calls for solidarity to 'save the women's peloton'

FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine Futuroscope racing in Australia
FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine Futuroscope racing in Australia (Image credit: Getty Images)

FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine Futuroscope team manager Stephen Delcourt has called for solidarity among women's cycling stakeholders amid the rescheduling of races that have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

"Dear race organizers, Team Managers, female riders, representative associations, federations … and all the stakeholders! Let's come together to save the women's peloton and build a better future," Delcourt posted on Twitter Sunday.

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Kirsten has a background in Kinesiology and Health Science. She has been involved in cycling from the community and grassroots level to professional cycling's biggest races, reporting on the WorldTour, Spring Classics, Tours de France, World Championships and Olympic Games.

She began her sports journalism career with Cyclingnews as a North American Correspondent in 2006. In 2018, Kirsten became Women's Editor – overseeing the content strategy, race coverage and growth of women's professional cycling – before becoming Deputy Editor in 2023.