PRLog - Nov. 7, 2011 - NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Irvine, CA – Champion Motorcycle Racer, Speaker and Author, Nadine Lajoie is a finalist in two categories: Spiritual Inspirational and Young Adult Non-Fiction, of the 8th Annual USA “Best Books” of 2011 Awards, for her inspirational new book: “Win the Race of Life…with Balance & Passion at 180MPH, published by Tendril Press.
2011’s Best Book Awards were heavily competitive and included hundreds of Independent Houses as well as the majors, Simon & Schuster, St. Martin’s Press, Random House, amongst others. "Competing against "Ripley's Believe It or Not!" and publishers like Reader's Digest and Simon & Schuster was intimidating and not an easy task. I’m glad I did and I'm really honored to be a finalist amongst these big names,” Nadine admitted. “I’m very grateful to everyone who helped me with this book, especially Karin Hoffman (Tendril Press) and Berny Dohrmann (CEO Space).”
Motorcycle racing champion, Nadine Lajoie, has led a truly inspirational life as a woman who has achieved tremendous success in all of her pursuits, from over 50 podium placements in her motorcycle-racing career to international recognition as a premiere Life Acceleration Trainer. Her new book combines her real-life story with motorcycle metaphors and self-help exercises inspiring readers of all ages, helping them to reach their personal finish lines, whether that finish line is graduation or the launch of a new business.
In other news, Nadine gave a compelling vocal performance at last weekend’s Long Beach Music Festival and is about to embark on a 6-city tour before Christmas so she can share her message to inspire people to overcome challenges, including Sonoma, CA on November 14th and Clearwater, FL on December 3rd, 2011.
Nadine is available for speaking engagements, book signings, corporate events, group coaching, and media interviews at conference@NadineRacing.com or call: 949.421.7562
Nadine Lajoie is a championship motorcycle racer, international inspirational speaker, #1 Best-Selling author, singer/musician, coach and successful business woman, who guides entrepreneurs and teenagers to realize their own dreams in her newest book releases: “WIN The Race of Life…with Balance and Passion at 180 MPH” and “Fight For Your Dreams” as a co-author with Les Brown.
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Winning many awards in business, sports and music, Nadine is dediicated to help others reach the life of their dreams with balance and passion. She uses motorcycle racing as a metaphorfor life as a vehicle for propelling others forward.
Winning more than 50 podiums on motorcycle racing, Nadine was before a Top-10 volleyball player at the Canadian Nationals, before injuries compelled her to change direction.
Her mission is to inspire people to live their lives at 180 mph, with balance an passion and help teenagers and adults to IN-Power themselves. Her interests, talents, life story and personal experiences make a riveting presentation for many audiences, including exercises and music.