The Girl on a Bike in the Media

RAF News: Vanessa’s RAF honor

As seen in RAF News [print]: AN INTREPID dirt bike rider who overcame life-changing injuries to compete at the top of extreme sport is the latest person to sign on at Cranwells Wall of Honour.

Since then, she’s bought a dirt bike and ridden all over the world only including Bolivia, Ukraine, Sardinia, Iceland, in the Red Bull Romaniacs enduro race and on a 1,500 km seven-day desert endurance test.
Married to an RAF engineer, she was invited to the Aircrew Survival, Evasion and Resistance Training Centre to tell students about the challenges she’s overcome.

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Defence SERE Training Officer Mark Fairhead said: “Vanessa embodies our unbroken spirit ethos – her, dedication and commitment, not to her personal recovery both physical and mental, has been exceptional”

Spirit and Destiny Magazine

FIGHT BACK: RAF wife Vanessa Ruck overcame devastating injuries after a serious traffic accident to become an international dirt bike competitor.

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

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