STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — When Steamboat Springs professional cyclist Amy Charity was racing in Italy, she noticed people would yell, “Grinta!”
Grinta means grit in Italian, but to Charity, she said it’s much more than that.
“It's grit but also force and momentum and the fight,” Charity said. “So when you're racing and you hear Italians saying that, it's that cheer you don't hear in the U.S. It's exactly what you need in that moment.”
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