Koochella’s Guide to Starting a Racing Team


Koochella’s Guide to Starting a Racing Team

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Minneapolis’ women’s track and ‘cross team Koochella has gained a lot of traction over the years, but what drove team captain Anna Schwinn to start it in the first place?

“As I finished up my third long discussion of the day with women who want to start bike teams, I realized that I’ve been handing out essentially the same recipe and advice over and over. Rather than wait for women to approach me, I thought: man, I should just put this stuff out there. Maybe it will get around. Maybe it will get in the hands of the right woman who can start another rad women’s team (though the advice works for any kind of team). I’d be really into that.”

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