Amanda Busick: “Having the trust of our drivers to share sometimes the most intimate parts of their journey is something I am very proud of”

The USA is known for its proud motorsport heritage having hosted series such as NASCAR and IndyCar for decades. The NHRA Championship Drag Racing contains several sub-categories meaning those working in the championship have a lot to juggle. When it comes to those reporting on it, journalists such as Amanda Busick must have knowledge of […]

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Emma Kimilainen: “My goal has always been to be the best driver, not the best woman driver”

Finland has always been famous for the racing talent the country possesses, with the nation being represented in series such as Formula One for several decades. With a vast motorsport heritage, it is no surprise that many racers start driving from an extremely young age. Emma Kimilainen first sat in a go-kart at only 1 […]

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Kelly Somers: “Work hard, and be prepared to be patient – it won’t happen overnight”

For many, football is a huge part of family life, with children growing up attending matches with their parents and then going on to do the same with their own children. Kelly Somers spent her childhood following Watford FC, with her Mother and late Grandparents having season tickets at the club. After begging to go […]

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Michelle Walder: “Talent is evenly distributed through the population but opportunity unfortunately isn’t. The way we’ll encourage change is to be visible”

The sports industry in general is known for being hugely male-dominated, however when it comes to key senior roles in organisations such as football clubs, the number of women is even fewer. Michelle Walder is one of Brighton and Hove Albion’s Non-Executive Directors and also the Chair of the Women’s and Girls’ clubs. I spoke […]

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Katie Shanahan: “One of my main aims in life is to try and inspire people to get into sport”

When an athlete’s career ends, there are many opportunities to try and remain involved with their particular sport. However, sometimes when their career can end prematurely due to injury, it can leave them wondering what to do next. After Katie Shanahan retired from the England Women’s Hockey team aged 21, she decided to get involved […]

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Harriet Drudge: “Work hard and don’t expect things to just happen for you. You make your own luck!”

Social Media has quickly become a vital tool in reaching fans and particular communities. The online football world is constantly growing and so for people wanting to grow a brand, it can be hugely useful. Harriet Drudge was FourFourTwo’s first Social Media Editor. The role required strategy behind driving traffic to their website, matchday analysis, […]

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