Today’s topic is Virtual Challenges and Competitions, something which has mushroomed since the beginning of the Corona pandemic almost two years ago. Since a lot of real life events had to be postponed or cancelled, virtual challenges and competitions have become a way to stay connected with the sport and the community and a big motivator to get into the saddle and ride. I was part of a team of six dedicated women from India and Germany participating in the 2021 Covid Derby, a 1000-km challenge. We managed to complete the distance in 27 days and finished in 6th place. Today I am talking with some of my team mates about our riding, the challenges we faced and the experiences we had. And of course asking the big question: Would we do it all again?
Your Guest today:
Kate O’Brian (India), Semra Yücel (India), Charlotte Kingsman Choudhary (India) and Swantje Schabehorn (Germany)
Six women from India and Germany made up the Team Marwari in this year’s Covid Derby. We managed to ride 1000 km in 27 days and finished in 6th place.
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