Sport for Women

Beverley Buckingham

Type: Player/Athlete
Sports: Ironwoman
Location: Australia

Bev Buckingham settled in Australia in 1967. She became the first female jockey in the southern hemisphere to win 1000 races. After a fall at the Elwick Racecource (Hobart) in May 1998 she was wheelchair-bound, but regained her strength and mobility until she was able to walk again unaided.