In 2014 Vanessa was hit by a car running a red light. Her career in motorcycles grew out of a need to focus on something she could hope to achieve after recovery. She is now a professional rally rider and will compete in the 2024 Africa Eco race, one of the most brutal motorcycle challenges in the world. Vanessa is also a motivational speaker and helps school children realise their potential. Find out more at thegirlonabike.com.
Tom is a highly respected portrait photographer, specialising in capturing the images of musicians and sports stars for the global media. He won the 2018 BJP Portrait of Britain and was accepted into the the 2016 Open Series in the AoP Awards for his work with Riders For Health in Liberia. He’s one of our favourite people to work with and has been a constant support to our organisations for many years. Find out more at tomoldham.com.
Suzi is an English broadcaster who has made her name presenting motorsports shows on the BBC including MotoGP and Formula One. She is also known for co-presenting Channel 5’s popular consumer technology series show The Gadget Show from 2004 to 2012. Suzi is a long term supporter of our work and formally became an ambassador in 2019. Find out more at suziperry.com
Twelve times Trial World Champion Dougie Lampkin MBE, is an English former professional motorcycle trials and endurocross rider. He competed in the FIM Trial World Championships from 1994 to 2006. In January 2020 Dougie travelled with Two Wheels to Lesotho to take on the unusual job of training health workers in extreme riding skills.
Find out more at dougielampkin.co.uk
Peter “Hicky” Hickman is a British motorcycle racer with a history of international racing. He is a top five rider in the British Superbike Championship with five TT wins. He also holds the record as the fastest rider of all time on the Isle of Man TT circuit. Joining our ambassadors in 2021, Peter is excited to share his enthusiasm for the work we do within the racing world. Find out more at peterhickman.net