Humans Of Speedway

Katie Gordon

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Katie Gordon is a rising star in British Speedway, and aiming to be the first finale rider to race in one of the top 3 leagues in British Speedway.

Currently racing for Redcar Cubs at youth level, she's already beating many of the boys, and is proving that speedway is not all about strength, but also skill and mental attitude.

Speedway is a male dominated sport, and she reveals some of the obstacles and stereotypes she's had to face on her journey, but the tide is starting to turn. Denmark led by Hans Nelson have recently named a female in their national U23s side, and so is it a matter of time before we see more females taking on the men on the shale?

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