Caroline Buchanan

Born: 23 October, 1990

 

Current home town: Canberra, Australia

 

Sport: BMX and MTB

 

Turned Pro: 2005

 

Team/club/representative: Australian Olympic Team

 

Major career achievements: 8 x World Championships BMX/ Mountain Bike, 2 Olympic Games, 16 National Championship titles

 

Passions outside sport: Marketing, media, creative, French bulldogs

 

Current brand partners: Spring Financial Group, Australian Computer Society, Canberra Airport, DK Bicycles, MAXXIS Tires, Bell Helmets, Oakley Eyewear, Subaru Motors Australia, Boost Mobile, Canberra Airport, Crankworx NZ, Destination Rotorua

 

Sporting hero: Layne Beachley because she is a champion on and off the surf board. She defied the odds to win 7 world surfing titles and paved the way for female surfing! In a male dominated world she excelled, thrived and fought!

 

If I wasn’t an athlete, I would be…: Social Media/Management role with an action sport company

 

Caroline Buchanan classifies herself as more than a cyclist – though her passion for anything with two wheels is what drives the dream.

An athlete, business woman, social media influencer, mentor, proud advocate for women in sport and reality television tragic, World Champion and Olympian Caroline has been earmarked as one of the new guard of Australian Athlete.

Her down to earth attitude makes her one of the most approachable Australian sportswomen, despite having achieved six elite World Championships and twenty Australian National titles over three cycling disciplines.

Equally at home dodging trees downhill in the mud on a mountain bike, or flying over jumps on a BMX bike, Caroline has dominated both cycling disciplines, and she gets just as much enjoyment teaching two year olds how to navigate their very first turn on the track on a balance bike.

Whether she spends her day in the gym or in front of a TV camera, presenting to a corporate crowd or striking a pose for a fashion photographer, Caroline brings passion and persistence in her pursuit of perfection.