Yawa Kurkiewicz lives on Roosevelt Island, which she considers to be "a gem" of New York City. As a committed student, fierce National Bike Challenge competitor, and volunteer, we consider Yawa to be "a gem" of Bike New York. Yawa's also an avid knitter, and, yes, she did knit that beautiful cowl she's wearing in the video.
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Khadim Lo is what we call a "roll model." As a student at the International High School at Union Square, Khadim was instrumental in starting a bike club with support from Bike New York and Recycle-A-Bicycle. He was a Youth Ambassador in the 2015 TD Five Boro Bike Tour and was part of a group of students selected to represent New York City at the Youth Bike Summit in Seattle. Khadim spoke with Abbie Donoghue, our intrepid intern, about the freedom he's discovered in learning to ride and fix bikes, the thrill of riding in the Tour, and why everyone would...
The inspiring founder and CEO of The Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation, a TD Five Boro Bike Tour charity partner, tells us about training, the importance of fundraising, and what the Tour means to her.