Up Close and Personal with Pippa Lyon
Written by Basecamp Staff writer Steph Quirk
One hour ago Pippa scored her first Clean & Jerk at the Saturday morning 7am Joe’s Basecamp class.
One week ago she just returned to work from maternity leave, and only four weeks ago, she finished 21 days of cycling, covering a grand total of 3,460kms. Pippa rode the Tour de France alongside a team of 9 international women, a day ahead of the lads.
This isn’t the first year this event has happened. It started in 2015 with three French women. They were aiming to raise awareness for gender equality in cycling and campaign for a women’s tour to be held alongside the men’s. It has grown every year since, with 2019 seeing such growth that a whole new international team was created. Welcome the InternationElles…