Iona Rossely was a professional athlete who raced for Great Britain in Speed Skiing and then represented Ireland in endurance horse racing. She is the author of Racing on Empty (2020), her autobiography, and The Unexpected (2022), a guide to living in changing and unexpected times. Iona currently lives on a 270 acre farm in Northern New South Wales, Australia.
I shattered my leg in an accident that stopped my career as a competitive speed skier, I was lost until I had an encounter with Jesus
At the age of 25 Iona Rossely was living her dream – winning awards for speed skiing all around the world. Jesus wasn’t on her radar at all. Until a life-changing accident meant Iona could no longer compete and she was plunged into depression and then she joined a Bible study.