VIP Ink Publishing, L.L.C. recently signed Leslie Porterfield for an autobiography. In 2008, Porterfield was named the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Racing Female Rider of the Year. Porterfield holds several land speed records and is a first woman on a motorcycle to be in the Bonneville 200 mph club. She is also the owner of High Five Cycles in Dallas.
At the Bonneville Salt Flats in 2007, she broke seven ribs, punctured a lung and suffered a concussion; however, Leslie was still determined to set the record. One year later, Porterfield was named to the Guinness Book of World Records’ for Fastest Woman in the World on a Motorcycle with her land speed record set at Bonneville, and has been over 240mph. Her trials and tribulations of obtaining records at events were documented for the Discovery Channel show “Speed Capital of the World: Bonneville”, as well as a documentary “Chasing Speed: Leslie Porterfield” on the Velocity Channel . She has been featured in Time Magazine, CNN and many other publications for her recorded breaking achievements.
As a teen, Porterfield found herself homeless, wondering where her next meal would come from and unsure as to where she was going to sleep each night. Through many hardships, Leslie learned valuable lessons and found a road to happiness and success. Her amazing story will cover her faith and determination from both on and off the motorcycle. It will also outline how she overcame the hardships of being homeless, battling depression, owning a business, being a single mother of twins, as well as her triumph of becoming the Guinness Book of World Records’ for Fastest Woman in the World on a Motorcycle. Her inspiring story will touch the hearts of many.
For more information on Leslie Porterfield and upcoming events, please visit http://www.vipinkpublishing.com/