Cycling helps promote reconciliation in Rwanda

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Rising From Ashes – A Cycling Documentary

"Rising from Ashes" a documentary film about the Rwandan cycling team was screened at the United Nations on Tuesday.

Members of the team include survivors of the 1994 genocide, in which Hutu extremists reportedly killed approximately one million people, mainly Tutsis and moderate Hutus.

The coach of Team Rwanda is Jock Boyer, the first American to ride in the Tour de France.

UN Radio's Derrick Mbatha caught with Mr. Boyer just before the screening of "Rising from Ashes" to find out how he got involved with the Rwandan cycling team.

Duration: 3'21"

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