It is always interesting to see what a sportsperson decides to do when they walk away from the sport that has done them so well for so long, with all eyes on their future plans. While some of these stars simple retire to a quiet life and live off of the success that have earned, there are others who decide to move on to a new challenge and continue to push themselves elsewhere.
British beauty Victoria Pendleton enjoyed a huge amount of success in her cycling career, dominating the sport for many years and winning big medals at the Olympic games, among other big events. However, when Victoria decided to bring her cycling career to an end, her competitive streak was still strong, so she decided to see what she could manage on the horse racing scene.
Well, Victoria Pendleton has actually been making some very good progress on the horse and it was recently confirmed that she has been given the go ahead to race at Cheltenham, which will be a huge test for the star. While some people feel that there are some safety concerns, Victoria has received backing from the majority of people and should be just fine.
When it comes to her performance during her race at Cheltenham, Victoria Pendleton is not getting too far ahead of herself and has admitted that she would be happy not to come off the horse and to complete the race. Well, we wish you the best of luck Victoria and we are sure that you will surprise plenty of people and maybe even yourself.