Yet the dream of moving from the Winter to the Summer Games is real and serious.
Spurred on by another barrier-breaking Olympian, cyclist/speed skater/now cyclist again Clara Hughes, Moyse reached out to the national team and found a receptive audience—even more so after she clipped a power meter to her bike and proved she possesses some startling raw energy.
On Thursday the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (FIBT), the sport’s international governing body, announced it would allow mixed gender teams in the four-man event.
Until now, women have only been allowed to race the smaller sleds built for two.“It’s a dream come true,” said Humphries after hearing FIBT had come around to her pitch.“It’s so exciting.
“Cynthia was around last year so she knows what I expect.