We received 200 applications, and the reality is that there were more qualified applicants than we had scholarships to give. Thank you to all who applied and shared parts of yourselves with honesty, vulnerability, and badassery.
Through selecting these sixteen individuals the SJ Brooks Scholarship Committee and WTF BX team sought to honor diversity in race, gender, and class within the cycling community. We believe that these recipients embody cyclists who use the bicycle as a powerful tool for liberation, transformation, community, and mental health.
In memory of SJ Brooks, join us in celebrating this year’s recipients!
In 2020, WTF Bikexplorers will be heading in a new direction. Instead of holding the annual summit we will be applying our energy to reaching more people and gaining more exposure for the movement through three new programs: Get Rad Be Radical Publication, WTF Gravel Race Team & Club, and Within & Without Podcast.
As leaders in the cycling industry, we are responsible for making our workplaces, communities, and world genuinely inclusive. The Cycling Industry Pledge (CIP) holds companies accountable to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the cycling community and includes the WTF Guiding Principles for any individual to take.
Please contact us if you have questions about WTF Bikexplorers, or if your business would like to support our efforts.
We also have an active Facebook group that we encourage you to join if you have any questions related to exploring by bike, or want to connect with fellow WTF Bikexplorers.
Special thanks and appreciation to our primary supporters for 2020 who make WTF BX dreams a reality. Please email us at email@example.com if you are interested in learning more about supporting our programs for 2021.