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Australian Media Coverage

2009 News Articles

“Amazon Heart Thunder Ride”
The Hill, Wagga Wagga High School Newsletter, November 2009

“These survivors are living life at full throttle”
Courier Mail, Brisbane, October 26, 2009

“Riding High”
Take 5, Australia, 21 October 2009

“Ordinary Women, Extra Ordinary Adventures”
PINK Ribbon Magazine, Australia, October 2009

“What if breast cancer was just the start of an amazing journey?”
Pink Magazine, New Zealand, October 2009

“Teacher gets A for effort”
Riverina Leader, New South Wales, 30 September 2009

“Riding a Harley for cancer research”
Daily Advertiser, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, 30 September 2009

“California dreaming for cancer survivors”
Eastern Community Paper, Western Australia, September 2009

“Just another hurdle to jump for brave Flockton”
Daily Advertiser, Wagga Wagga, NSW, July 2009

“Adventure ride full of hope”
Inner West Weekly, Cumberland Newspapers, NSW, June 3, 2009

“Amazon survivors call in at Wollombi”
The Advertiser, Cessnock, NSW, June 3, 2009

“Hitting the road”
Blue Mountains Gazette, NSW, May 28, 2009

“Ordinary People”
QWeekend Magazine, Courier Mail, Brisbane, May 9 – 10, 2009

“The secret life of us”
InFocus Magazine, NSW, 2009

“Harley’s angel – Robyn rides for breast cancer”
Blue Mountains Gazette, NSW, March/April 2009

“Living high on the hog”
Blue Mountains Gazette, NSW, March 2009

“Cancer survivor to ride from Brisbane to Sydney”
Penrith Press, NSW, 21 March 2009

“Riding with an Amazon Heart”
Live to Ride Magazine, Australia/New Zealand, March 2009

2009 Television and Radio Coverage

Amazon Heart Thunder Australia – Sydney Finish

Harley-Davidson Australia YouTube Video, June 14, 2009

2008 News Articles

“Amazon Heart”

PINK Magazine, New Zealand, October 2008

“Awesome Aussies!”

HogTales, Jan/Feb 2008

2008 Television and Radio Coverage

“Pink Ribbon Day”

Channel 9 Extra, Queensland, October 27, 2008

2007 News Articles

“Thundering through Torquay”

Surf Coast Times, 23 October 2007


Manly Daily, Sydney, 6 September 2007

“Women are gusty when it comes to travelling”

The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 16 August 2007

“Riding on Renewed Hope”

Albert & Logan News, 29 July 2007

“Hot to Trot”

The Sunday Courier Mail, 22 July 2007

“Postie wins an Australia Post Community Champion Award”

Werribee/Hoppers Crossing Star, 26 June 2007

“Wild ride for courage to fight cancer”

North-West News, Brisbane, 9 May 2007

“Amazon Heart”

The Outback CIty Express, Queensland, May 2007

2007 Television and Radio Coverage

9AM with David and Kim, Channel 10, Live interview from Melbourne Studio

National Coverage, 19 October 2007

“Test Drive”

National Coverage, 2007

2006 News Articles

“Carolyn’s Indian odyssey”

Inside H, Department of the Environment and Heritage, Australian Government, Dec 2006

“Survivor with amazon heart”

Canberra Sunday Times, Canberra, 29 October 2006

“Bike riders spreading the word about breast cancer”

The Courier-Mail, Brisbane, 25 October 2006

“Amazons swing through for cancer awareness”

Sunshine Coast Daily, Brisbane, 19 October 2006

“Thunder Ride Begins”

The Courier-Mail, Brisbane, 14 – 15 October 2006

“Revved for life”

The Courier Mail, Brisbane, 13 October 2006

“Cancer survivors take the rides of their lives”

Manly Daily, Sydney, 12 October 2006

“These boots not made for walking”

The Courier Mail, Brisbane, 7-8 October 2006

“Amazon is amazing treatment, Women have their heart in cancer ride”

The Chronicle, Toowoomba, Queensland, October 2006

“Chris gives back by biking for breast cancer”

Inverell Times, Inverell, N.S.W., September 2006

“Ride for Cancer”

Glen Innes Examiner, Glen Innes, N.S.W., 29 August 2006

“Biking for breast cancer”

The Sun-Herald, Sydney, 27 August 2006

“Making most of life”

Manly Daily, Sydney, 1 August 2006

“Start your engine”

Macarthur Chronicle, Wollondilly, N.S.W., August 2006

“Cheryl builds on bunkhouse friendships”

The Daily Mercury, Mackay, Queensland., July 2006

2006 Television and Radio Coverage

Between 10 – 20 October 2007

Kerri Ann Kennerly Show

National Mid Morning Talk Show, Channel 9, Lead Story

9AM with David and Kim, Channel 10, Live cross to start of ride
National News Updates, mid-morning and 5pm news

Sunshine Coast Television News

2UE – John Laws – on air interview
National Talk Back Radio

11.25am – 2NUR FM – Jane Klein – on air interview

3.40pm – 2GB – Chris Smith – on air interview

Radio 4BC – on air interview

ABC Regional Radio – on air interview

2005 News Articles

“Changing Gears”

Two Wheels Magazine, December 2005

“Cancer Survivors on a Mission to Help the Poor”

The Canberra Times, Australia, 26 November 2005

“On the Road”

The Advocate, Ballina, 3 November 2005

“Breast Cancer Changes Who You Are”

Marie Claire Magazine, Australia, October 2005

“2005 BC – The Pink Ribbon Ride Changing Gears”

Oz Biker Nation, October 2005

“I’m a Survivor”

Body and Soul, News Limited newspapers nationally, Australia, October 2005

“Hogging Life to Help other Victims”

Sunshine Coast Daily, 29 October 2005

“Pink Power”

Noosa Weekender, 28 October – 3 November 2005

“No Looking Back for Cancer Survivor”

The Herald News, Newcastle, 24 October 2005

“Survivor Riders”

The Sydney Morning Herald, 21 October 2005

Byron Shire Echo, Byron Bay, October 2005

Byron Shire News, Byron Bay, October 2005

“Breast Cancer Survivors”

Oz Biker Nation, October 2005

“Breast Cancer Survivors Celebrate Life”
Guardian News, Nambucca, 27 October, 2005

Manning River Times, Taree, October 2005

“Girls Changing Gears”

Blacktown City Guardian, 14 October 2005

“Donna Riding High Again”

Manly Daily, Sydney, 13 October 2005

“Women Prepare for the Ride of their Lives”

Courier Mail, Brisbane, 12 October 2005

“Kylie: Tough Battle”

Burnie Advocate, 21 May 2005

“Tough Road for the Young”

Queensland Times, Ipswich, 21 May 2005

“On Their Bikes for Breast Cancer”

Manly Daily, 7 May 2005

“Changing Gears – The ride of our lives…”

WIMA Newsletter – Autumn 2005

“Let’s Get Involved”

Live to Ride Magazine, April 2005

“Changing Gears 2005”

Two Wheels Magazine, April 2005

“Cancer Survivors Ride for Worthy Cause”

Brisbane Courier-Mail, 2 March 2005

“Breast Cancer Ride Taking Shape Again”, February 16, 2005

2005 Television Coverage

NBN Newcastle News, 28 October, 2005

WIN Sunshine Coast News, 28 October, 2005

Seven Sunshine Coast News, 28 October, 2005

Channel 9 Gold Coast News, 27 October, 2005

NBN Gold Coast News, 27 October, 2005

Prime North Coast News, 26 October, 2005

NBN North Coast News, 26 October, 2005

2004 Changing Gears Media Coverage

2002 – 2004 News Articles

“Think Pink”
Brisbane Courier-Mail, October 23, 2004

“Harley Ride to Raise Cash For Breast Cancer”
Werribee Banner, October 2004

“Beating Cancer Inspires Road Trip”

Sunday Sun Telegraph, Sydney, 3 October 2004

“Donna’s Big Ride to Aid Cancer Charities”

Werribee Banner, 21 September 2004

“Survivors Join Motorbike Ride

Sun Telegraph, Sydney, 1 August 2004

“When Life Throws You a Curve Ball, Ride with it Girl”

Sun Herald, Sydney, 1 August 2004

“Changing Gears for Breast Cancer”

The Manly Daily, 23 July 2004

“Warrior Princess”

Bayside Bulletin, 8 June 2004

“Challenge for Heron Skipper”

Brisbane Sunday Mail, Australia, December, 2003

“Triumph in Breast Cancer Battle”

Brisbane Courier-Mail, Australia, 30 October 2003

“Sailor, Triathlete, Survivor”

Sydney Star Observer, Australia, November 2-9, 2002  

2004 Television

Nine Network News, nationally, October 4, 2004

Network Ten News, nationally, October 4, 2004

Channel W, Foxtel, October 23, 2004