'I just didn’t want to be there any more’ - Helen Wyman announces retirement from cyclocross

'I just didn’t want to be there any more’ - Helen Wyman announces retirement from cyclocross

Jack Elton-Walters 18 Feb 2019 Ahead of the announcement of her retirement via an open letter, Helen Wyman chatted to Cyclist about the decision. Photo: Chris Auld Helen Wyman has announced her retirement from professional cycling and will call time on her career at the end of the current cyclocross season. The 10-time British Cyclocross National Champion released an open letter today to break the news. Speaking before this year's Nationals, Wyman had already mentioned the plan to retire after this year's World Championships to Cyclist and chatted again about the decision shortly before the official announcement. 'You watch people retire and you watch them stay on a year too long and that rider is then remembered as "oh, they were good once" and that is not at all how I want to be,' Wyman explained when asked about the timing of the decision. See related Helen Wyman aims to ...

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