'Women fight just as hard for victory' - SBT GRVL ensures equal gender prize money

Sarah Sturm races in the 2019 Steamboat Gravel cycling race held near Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Sarah placed 3rd in the event.
(Image credit: SBT GRVL)

SBT GRVL, one of the premier gravel races in the United States of America has taken the decision to split their prize purse equally between male and female competitors in 2021.

The event, which is set to take place in Steamboat Springs on August 15, 2021, has attracted 3,000 entries with a stellar line up of professional riders expected, including former WorldTour riders Peter Stetina, Jacob Rathe, Alison Tetrick, Lauren Stephens, and Laurens ten Dam. Whitney Alison, Lex Albrecht, Kaysee Armstrong, Sarah Sturm, Sarah Max, Lauren De Crescenzo, Emily Newsom, Colin Strickland, and former Olympian Geoff Kabush are also expected to race.

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