Transgender Cyclist Wins, Forced To Stand Alone On Podium

  • A transgender cyclist is facing backlash after she won a female category of a grueling gravel race and then posted on social media about other competitors bailing before the medal celebration.
  • Lesley Mumford, who transitioned in 2017 while a Colorado SWAT team leader, shared a lonesome photo after winning her age group in the female category of Sunday’s 100-mile Desert Gravel Co2Ut.
  • “I have no idea why so many people bailed before the podiums, but they did,” wrote Mumford, 46, while posing alone with her arms aloft in victory.
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