2018 Fostering Change Award

We asked you to nominate someone who, through women’s cycling, has inspired you to make healthy choices, change your life, and pay it forward. We received your nominations and chosen six exceptional winners to be recognized at the Power of the Pedal Awards Night

All Nominees will receive a framed certificate of their nomination as each has done amazing things to grow and strengthen women cycling in Wisconsin and each deserve our congratulations.  

The Fostering Change Award is given to outstanding individuals and organizations  who, through women’s cycling, inspire others to create change in their lives and in the lives of those around them. We are honored to announce, the 2018 Fostering Change Award Winners are…

Non-Competitive Wisconsin Cyclist

  • Award Winner: Gina Vendola – Fox Valley
  • Jan Willman – Milwaukee
  • Kimberly Leupold – Milwaukee
  • Sandy Thorpe – Beloit

Competitive Wisconsin Cyclist

  • Award Winner: Dani Peiffer – Port Washington
  • Erin Ninmer – Wauwatosa
  • Heather Haviland – Milwaukee

Wisconsin Bike Club / Team

  • Award Winner: Brazen Dropouts – Verona
  • Team Tour d’ Friends – Sussex

Wisconsin Bike Shop

  • Award Winner: ZuZu Pedals – Port Washington

Industry Leading Company

  • Award Winner: WI High School Cycling League / Don Edberg & Kathy Mock  – Interscholastic MTB Racing
  • REI – Force of Nature / The Year Of the Women campaign

Individual Working in the Bicycling Industry

  • Award Winner: Renee Callaway – TREK Cup & Rideshare Madison
  • Rhiannon Lucente – TREK