women’s cyclocross in north america has a greater following than that of mainland europe if geoff proctor’s behind the stare is to be believed. the level of participation in the usa seems greater, while the belgian thing is contracted to a handful of professionals, mostly, i’m led to believe, as simply a support event to the men’s racing. therefore america ought to provide a greater number of personalities to support and shake cowbells at. with such a choice, why did nick opt to film helen wyman?
“Helen is great. She is sweet, kind and fun to be around. It doesn’t hurt that I have a junior cyclocross racer who adores her. Plus, women’s cycling needs more exposure. What better way to do it than with someone like Helen? My kid just might be the number one Helen Wyman fan.”"