The former world champion cyclist is taking a new turn in her career. Victoria Pendleton is aiming to race in the Cheltenham Festival in March 2016. “This is a new a new chapter and challenge in my life and I can say that I have never been happier.”
also says in an interview “I probably love riding more than cycling”.
In an interview with Hello Magazine, she says she is passionate about her new sport. “I have loved the whole experience from day one. The first time I cantered a horse along a hedgerow, I remember thinking, ‘My God, this feels like flying.’ Then when you get to gallop a horse, it blows your mind. You become one with your horse. It is very romantic. It is scary too but the exhilaration outweighs the fear.”