Kathryn Bertine is Trek's ambassador for equality in cycling. She is a retired professional rider, author, activist and documentary filmmaker. As an advocate for equality in women’s sport, Bertine started the social activism movement Le Tour Entier in an effort to bring parity to women’s professional road cycling, starting with the Tour de France. She and her team succeeded, and a women’s field was included in 2014 with the addition of La Course by Tour de France. Her documentary film “Half the Road: The passion, pitfalls & power of women’s pro cycling” debuted in 2014, winning five film festivals & gaining international distribution. In 2017, Kathryn founded the Homestretch Foundation, which provides free housing to female professional athletes struggling with the gender pay gap.