Sometimes bike racing is more than just competing on two wheels. This new award celebrates endeavours that made us think, made a difference and inspired us to be better humans. Everyone on this list deserves to win this award – they’ve all won our hearts and admiration. Vote now – or if you think we missed an inspiring story in cycling this year, write it in!
Previous Years: New Award
New names scoring a maiden win. Familiar names making a mark in their first Grand Tour or stepping up their game from their first. Whatever the reason, these are the young guns that have forced their way into the minds of the VeloVoices. Let us know if we haven’t included yours and VOTE NOW!
Previous winners: 2012 – Taylor Phinney; 2013 – Nairo Quintana; 2014 – Michal Kwiatkowski; 2015 – Esteban Chaves; 2016 – Adam Yates & Leah Kirchmann; 2017- Coryn Rivera