Episode 8 – Rochelle Gilmore | Dec, 29, 2023

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Episode 8 – Rochelle Gilmore | Dec, 29, 2023


Rochelle Gilmore

Episode 8 – Rochelle Gilmore | Dec, 29, 2023

In this exciting episode, we dive into the inspiring journey of Rochelle Gilmore, a former professional cyclist turned sports talent manager, journalist, and motorsport enthusiast. From her early days falling in love with speed on a BMX bike at just three years old, Gilmore dedicated her life to cycling, becoming a prominent figure in the sport.

We explore her impressive achievements as a sprinter on the road cycling scene, including stage wins in prestigious events like the Route de France and the women's Giro d'Italia. However, her crowning glory came at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, where she secured a gold medal in the women's road race. Following her retirement from cycling, Gilmore channelled her competitiveness into business, sports management, and even conquered Mount Everest.

During our conversation, Gilmore shares her infectious enthusiasm for motorsports, ignited by her upbringing with her brothers in Sydney's Sutherland Shire. She has delved into motorsport, including the Ferrari Challenge Asia and her recent participation in Targa Tasmania. We also learn about her role as a sports manager, overseeing the career of Australian up-and-coming open wheeler star Costa Toparis, currently competing in the highly competitive GB3 Championship.

Watch Rochelle contest the 2022 edition of Targa Tasmania, courtesy of Unique Motoring Events: