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Caroline Buchanan

Australian,  Athlete
Total Quotes : 26
Sports Package Opposed

A female professional athlete has to have the whole package, as opposed to a guy who can just be good at sport. You have to have a job or go to uni or do three sports instead of one, you have to be a standout.

- Caroline Buchanan

Love Just One General

I'd love to be able to dominate cycling in general, not just one event.

- Caroline Buchanan

Ride Washing Made

I'm made to ride a bike, not do washing.

- Caroline Buchanan

Race Always Wanting

Any race I go into, I've always got the attitude of throwing myself into and wanting nothing but No. 1.

- Caroline Buchanan

Kid Level Highest Level

I am just this small-town Canberra girl that's taken riding a little kid's bike on dirt tracks to the highest level.

- Caroline Buchanan

Behind New Still

BMX is still a young sport in Olympic terms. So the sport science behind it is also relatively new. As a program, it's only going to get better as the sport gets bigger and more extreme.

- Caroline Buchanan

World Never Honour

It's an honour to be a world champion, and it can never be taken away from you.

- Caroline Buchanan

Go Medal Riders

One medal. One shot. One lap. Eight riders. No lanes. No right of way. Just go.

- Caroline Buchanan

Horse Bet Lot

I think, in BMX, it's a lot like horse racing. I wouldn't really bet on it.

- Caroline Buchanan

Want Fuel Really

I really want to win a medal and would want to win gold. It's my fire and fuel, life and dream, everything.

- Caroline Buchanan

Strength Competitors Same

I've got to know my strength and weaknesses and the same for my competitors.

- Caroline Buchanan

Difference Need Mongrel

In BMX, you need an inner mongrel, something that's a point of difference in the female category.

- Caroline Buchanan

Work Had Out

If I had to work a 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. job in the public service, I'd freak out.

- Caroline Buchanan

Queen Pink Some

I get called Pink quite a lot. The Pink of the Action Sport World. Or Queen of the Dirt - some call me that.

- Caroline Buchanan

Next Level Makes

I truly believe that it's all of the hard times that make you step up to the next level, and that's what makes you a champion.

- Caroline Buchanan

Diamonds Like Definitely

I like pressure. Diamonds are made under pressure, and I definitely enjoy it.

- Caroline Buchanan

Need Level Many Levels

There's so many levels. You can rise on the day to win a national event or a world title but the level you need to rise to win an Olympics Games is another one altogether.

- Caroline Buchanan

Journey Olympic Chance

I just want kids to have a chance to go and try an Olympic sport. Every kid has a bike - that's how I started, and one kid coming along and giving it a go could make that journey to the Olympics.

- Caroline Buchanan

Racing Years Footsteps

I started racing BMX when I was five years old. I followed in my brother's footsteps, and I was a little tomboy. When I came into the sport, there wasn't many women. I raced with the boys; I looked up to the boys, and all my mentors were boys.

- Caroline Buchanan

Olympic Learn Everyone

You learn a lot from your first Olympic Games experience. Everyone thinks they're prepared, but you never are.

- Caroline Buchanan