‘Do or die’: Australian cycling in limbo amid landmark governance reform | Kieran Pender

21 October 2019 05:00
Opposition to governance unification, along with the high voting thresholds, risks derailing nation-wide changesCycling in Australia faces unprecedented upheaval, with voting underway to unify the 19 separate entities responsible for the sport across the country. While the proposed restructuring is intended to facilitate better outcomes for elite and recreational cyclists, create “one voice” for advocacy and improve the sport’s financial position, resistance to the reform risks leaving cycling in disarray.“This is a real opportunity to create significant change for the better,” says Scott McGrory OAM, an Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist who now works as a race director. “Doing nothing is, quite simply, stupid. This is a ‘do or die’ moment for Australian cycling.” Related: Downpours, forensic analysis and lots of pasta: on the team bus at the cycling worlds | Kieran Pender Related: World time trial champion Rohan Dennis has contract terminated Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian