Monthly Archives: August 2009
During the summer I worked with EDF Energy on their Green Britain Day and Team Green Britain initiative. www.teamgreenbritain.org As the Sustainability Partner to London 2012 EDF Energy recognises that by educating and encouraging people to reduce the energy they use and lessen their impact on the environment that by 2012 the world will see [...]
One of the charities I support is the British Red Cross and in July this year they held their first Big Red Ride. I lent my support to the event and was in Blackheath on 26th July to start the 75 mile ride from Blackheath Common to Eastbourne. Well done to everyone who took part [...]
The new F1 team this season Brawn GP invited me to the British Grand Prix in June. With their driver Jenson Button doing so well it was an opportunity I couldn’t miss. I even had the opportunity to go down onto the grid before the start which was awesome! Thanks to Nick Fry the CEO [...]
I was invited to Royal Ascot this year to present the prize for one of the races and to judge the best turned out. We were hosted by Johnny Weatherby who looked after us amazingly all day.
In June I launched Skyride on behalf of my sponsors Sky at a photocall in Regent’s Park with ELLE!!…..and Gethin Jones. It’s a great initiative that aims to get a million more poeple cycling over the next 5 years. “Five cities are hosting Skyride mass-participation cycling events, where the streets are closed to other traffic [...]
I went to this year’s Chelsea Flower Show in May where I had a rose named after me which was very exciting! The Victoria Pendleton golden roses are grown by Harkness Roses at their headquarters in Hitchin, Hertfordshire which is where I come from. I’ve never been before but I had a great day out [...]
By admin | Published: August 25, 2009
I was lucky enough to receive an MBE in the New Year’s honours list. In June I went to Buckingham Palace to collect it which was a lovely day out.