Transsexual Athlete Wins Bike Race (08:25)
Michelle Dumaresq, a post-operative transsexual, competes in the women's division of a mountain bike race. Competitors believe she has unfair physical advantages and protest her victory.
Qualifications to Race as a Woman (03:53)
Mountain biker and transsexual Michelle Dumaresq qualifies for a World Cup race. Afterwards she has a frank discussion with her competitors about her sexuality and qualifications to race.
Gender Confusion and Identity (05:53)
Professional mountain bike racer Michelle Dumaresq grew up feeling like a girl trapped in a boy's body. Supportive, loving parents helped Michelle embrace her female identity.
Friendship and Competition (03:29)
Mountain biker and transsexual Michelle Dumaresq lost friends when she began winning women's races. Even fellow racers who accept her as a woman cannot accept her as a female competitor.
Support for Michelle Dumaresq (06:11)
Her competitors wonder, but a doctor implies that transsexual bike racer Michelle Dumaresq does not have an unfair advantage. Michelle gets support from one of the sport's leading racers.
Opposition to Michelle Dumaresq (07:28)
Opponents of transsexual mountain bike racer Michelle Dumaresq seek to have her disqualified from competing in women's events. She continues racing and wins a spot on Canada's national team.
World Championship of Mountain Biking (02:11)
Transsexual bike racer Michelle Dumaresq represents Canada at the World Championships. A teammate accepts but disagrees with the decision that allows Michelle to compete as a woman.
Debate over Transsexual Athletes (04:29)
The story of transsexual mountain bike racer Michelle Dumaresq sparks international debate. The first well-known transsexual athlete, tennis player Renee Richards, advises Michelle to quit.
Training to be a Professional Athlete (06:18)
Despite the controversy surrounding her, transsexual mountain bike racer Michelle Dumaresq trains hard to achieve her goal of competing professionally.
Michelle Dumaresq: Canadian Champion (04:34)
Transsexual mountain bike racer Michelle Dumaresq gains acceptance from a former friend and critic. She encounters continued opposition after winning her sport's Canadian championship.
Transsexual Athletes at the Olympics (04:00)
Critics charge that mountain biker Michelle Dumaresq should not compete as a woman because she is transsexual. Transsexual athletes have been cleared to compete in the Olympic Games.
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