Kate is an adventurer, explorer, educator and speaker. She’s completed challenging expeditions all over the world, from cycling round her home country, Australia. To cycling across Africa and Russia.
During this podcast we get to discuss in detail her expeditions, the reasons behind them, what she learnt on the way and how she’s applied that learning to her life. Kate also shares top tips and advice for you in completing your own personal challenges.
“What do you really want to do?”
Learn more about Kate here - www.kateleeming.com
During this podcast interview we get to learn more about Verena, her passion for racing, the challenges she'd faced and overcome and why she does what she does.
She shares, advice, tips and will inspire the listener to go after their own personal dreams.
Topics covered during the podcast interview -
-How she first got into motorsports and how she developed a passion for it
-Going to stunt school and the reason she did that first
-Coping with intimidation when dealing with a new situation
-Being encouraged to try new things from a young age
-What Drag Racing is!
-What’s she's thinking about while racing and how she can overthink things too much
-Why rallying is a whole other ball game
-Working with her co-driver and how she knows how to push her buttons to make her go faster
-Driving with her “ears” and not her eyes!
-Transitioning from being a model to a racing car driver & the challenges she faced.
-Why it didn’t matter what they thought - “This is my dream” & why she had to make it happen herself
-What drifting is and why its so mentally challenging.
-Being in Fast & Furious Tokyo Drift - Why do you drift?! Money, fame, girls?!
-Winning her first Championship in the Red Line Attack Series
-Racing in Rally America & having to find sponsorship
-Tips for getting sponsorship & why you have to keep going for it
-The highs of her racing career & the biggest challenges she had to face and overcome
-Tips & advice for women who are wanting to make a change in their life.
-Why more women should get involved in motorsport.
-Why women can end up talking themselves out of what they’re doing.
-Why women supporting each other can make us all stronger.
“My life is an adventure. I’m a big dreamer, and believer that anything is possible. When I have a goal, I work relentlessly to make it happen.”
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Jenny Tinmouth is the first female rider in the British Superbike Championship and is the only female rider to be racing!
Jenny is 100% passionate about what she does, you can hear the passion in her voice as she talks about racing and how much fun she has on the track. Jenny enjoys the adrenaline, going fast and competing with the best.
Jenny is down to earth, humble and it was fantastic to get to speak to her in more detail about her career and how she's got to where she is!
During this podcast we also discuss the following :-
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Tough Girl - Jade Paveley a professional sports car driver for Mazda Motors UK & competing independently in the Motorsport New MSV Championship for 2015/16.
Jade introduces herself and shares more about how she got her start in racing!
We also discuss:
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