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LizaBrooks

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Never send a mechanic to do a hairdressers job!

  • Full Name: Liza Brooks ( 30 / Female )
  • Lives In: Chippenham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
  • Citizenship: United Kingdom
  • Website: Doctor Snowboard - Liza Brooks
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Occupation: Technical Director True Snowboards
  • About LizaBrooks:

    Well I'm 25 years old, in 2006 i graduated from RMCS cranfield university getting a 2.1 HONS in Mechanical Engineering and management.

    I then went on to start my Doctorate in advanced Snowboard design in conjunction with the company i jointly formed True Snowboards. It an Engineering doctorate so i had to do an MBA at the same time which i have now finished and have a lot more time on my hands for travelling :D

    I love my job its the most amazing job in the world, I get to work with amazing people everyday and experiance new things all the time. The people I meet in my job are so inspiring either both academically, my peers at university, and for their sporting abilities, the riders on the Junior team we sponsor are prime examples. I am so proud of them and the way the represent me and my company is a honour and they are the most rewarding part of my job.

    I also work as a motivational lecturer for the Engineering Technology Board and STEM. I love inspiring the next generation of young scientists and engineers :-p

  • Hobbies:

    Snowboarding, taking pretty pictures, music, driving, dancing, socialising, travelling...duh!

  • Favourite places:

    I love anywhere snowy my favourite resort is Morzine in the Portes De Soile on the French/Swiss border.

    Other than snowy places l love Australia (although i have snowboarded there :)) I went in 2005 for their winter and its been the most amazing trip of my life, i havent really travelled anywhere else much, been to ibiza and Faliraki :D I have also travelled to Eygpt and went on a honeymoon with my friend Alison...well there was a bombing and the holiday was super cheap to a 5* hotel on a private island can you blame us...??? In 2007 I went on a road trip around the USA which was pretty sick:D

    This year 2009 I set myself the challenge to visit EVERY country in Europe I have not yet been to.

    So far I have done:
    UK, France, Guernsey, Jersey, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Czech Republic, Norway, Spain, Andorra, Vatican City, Greece and Ireland

    This summer I am going on a Charity road trip to the following new places...
    Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Ukraine, Romania, Moldova, Bulgaria, Turkey, Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania, Serbia, Bosnia, Slovenia, San Marino, Monaco, Lichtenstein, Luxembourg.

    I think that clearly kicks ass!

Trips

Trip Stats

Liza Mission to Visit EVERY country in Europe this year! (38118 kms)

01 Jan 2009 - 27 Aug 2009

Visiting: United Kingdom, India, Ireland, Norway, Czech Republic, France, Tunisia, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Moldova, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Macedonia, Bosnia And Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, San Marino, Monaco, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and Italy.

Snowboarding Season 2008 (14192 kms)

14 Dec 2007 - 07 Jan 2008

Visiting: United Kingdom, Austria and France.

America 2007 (6568 kms)

28 May 2007 - 22 Jun 2007

Visiting: USA.

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