'I've gone from gathering rocks on the bison farm to picking up the biggest rock of them all – Paris-Roubaix': Alison Jackson on her formative influences

The Paris-Roubaix Femmes champ talks racing by instinct and lessons learnt on the family farm

Alison Jackson winning Paris-Roubaix 2023
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For each article in this long-running WATT WORKS FOR ME series from Cycling Weekly's print edition, we ask a pro rider about their favourite things in training: what has helped them most in getting to where they are today. The aim is to get to the heart of the beliefs and preferences they hold dear when it comes to building form, maximising fitness and ultimately achieving results. For this edition, we speak to Alison Jackson.

You grew up on a bison farm in Alberta, Canada. How did that shape you? 

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