'I'm still here': Trans cyclist Emily Bridges still dreams of racing Commonwealth Games for Wales

Welshwoman says sport is "being used as a proxy to hate and attack queer people"

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Emily Bridges has said that she's "still here" and that she still dreams of riding for Wales at the Commonwealth Games following a tumultuous year in which she was barred from competing in women's racing.

The Welsh trans cyclist was filmed for a documentary for ITV Wales, Race to be Me, which was broadcast on Tuesday evening; it follows her over the last 18 months as she began to race as a woman, and her goal of riding at an elite level.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.