The Girl on a Bike in the Media

Chepstow Beacon: Youtuber nominated for national Motorbike award

As seen in Chepstow Beacon: Monmouth Youtuber, The Girl On A Bike, also known as Vanessa Ruck, has been nominated for a national online motorbike award for her creative content and is up against some big hitters.

35 year old rising star Vanessa said she couldn’t believe she was nominated in the same category as social media giant RoyalJordanian and would be thrilled if she did well in the comp.

Competitive Enduro Rally racer Vanessa has just come back from the Rallye Du Maroc and bagged a first prize. She thinks that it is because of the footage of her entering really challenging events or travelling to stunning countries, is why her videos on YouTube are energetic, inspiring and beautiful.

Monmouth Youtuber nominated for national Motorbike award

Vanessa worked in marketing for 10 years when life took a turn for ’the worse’, cycling to work and being run over by a car jumping a red light.

“Motorcycles, something I started post-accident, have become my love and passion. If you’d asked me seven years ago whether I would be racing off-road motorcycles I’d have probably choked on my drink! But life takes us on some amazing journeys.”

“People can relate to my story because everyone goes through bad times and I think they’re cheering me on to keep doing better and better. Hopefully I am inspiring others to show that if I can bounce back after seven surgeries, others can get through their hard times.”

For the rest of the Chepstow Beacon article see here.

Check out other Vanessa Ruck media placements here.

If you’re new to my page – it’s more than just dirt bike riding, Harleys and racing, I’m on a mission to prove that nothing is impossible if you want it bad enough. See more about my story plus read about my life changing accident, which started it all.

You can find me Vanessa, The Girl On A Bike over on InstagramFacebook and YouTube, and www.thegirlonabike.com.

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