Lucy Collingridge – 2015 Cootamundra Showgirl Revisit Part 2

Lucy Collingridge’s revisit to Behind the Sash continues in this episode. A 2016 finalist in The Land Sydney Royal Showgirl Competition, Lucy proves that you only stop being a Showgirl when you choose to take the sash off – continuing her involvement with Cootamundra Show and the Show movement. Lucy also explores what we can […]

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Lucy Collingridge – 2015 Cootamundra Showgirl Revisit Part 1

In 2016, Lucy Collingridge joined Behind the Sash to reflect on her journey as the 2015 Cootamundra Show from local level through to being a State Finalist. Two years later, she’s back! Having recently returned from an amazing overseas trip, Lucy reflects on how her experience as a Showgirl has given her opportunities beyond her […]

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Geena Purcell – 2017 Wellington Showgirl

Wellington has never had a showgirl reach The Land Sydney Royal Showgirl Final until this year, when accountant Geena Purcell broke the drought. Born and bred Wellington, Geena has demonstrated that you can make a career in a small country town and there’s absolutely no reason not to be proud of your community. She joins […]

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Emily Jones – 2018 Henty Showgirl

At only 18, Emily was about as young as you could possible be when she was a finalist at the 2018 The Land Sydney Royal Showgirl final. Not that you would know from talking to her. Emily joins Elyse this episode to talk about her passion for supporting and empowering rural youth and the great […]

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Sammy Spark – 2018 Nowra Showgirl

Sammy Spark says that she has two communities – her University in Wagga, where she studies to be a Vet, and her home town of Nowra, which she was proud to represent in Sydney at The Land Sydney Royal Showgirl final this year. She joins Elyse this week to share her journey as the 2018 […]

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Nikki Gibbs – 2018 The Land Sydney Royal Showgirl, 2017 Wauchope Showgirl Part 2

Last episode, Elyse was rejoined by the 2017 Wauchope Showgirl Nikki Gibbs to reflect on her journey to becoming the 2018 The Land Sydney Royal Showgirl. There was so much to pack in that it has had to be spread across two episodes. This episode is Part 2, where Nikki looks at her journey since […]

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Nikki Gibbs – 2018 The Land Sydney Royal Showgirl, 2017 Wauchope Showgirl Part 1

Just under 12 months ago, Behind the Sash was graced with the presence of our third Wauchope Showgirl to be interviewed – Nikki Gibbs. Fast forward to Easter and this passionate, bubbly and enthusiastic young woman was sashed the 2018 The Land Sydney Royal Showgirl. Nikki returns to Behind the Sash to share her journey […]

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Kaela McRae – 2017 Casino Showgirl

Originally from Lismore, Kaela McRae is now a proud ambassador for her “Casino Family.” This inspirational young woman joins Elyse on Behind the Sash to discuss her journey through the Showgirl experience as well as her community involvement. Kaela also shares the importance of “living life large.” http://www.behindthesash.com/episodes/Kaela%20McRae%20-%202017%20Casino%20Showgirl.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android […]

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Maicie Close – 2017 Finley Showgirl

In the lead up to the Sydney Royal Showgirl Final, Behind the Sash is excited to be joined by another finalist – Maicie Close from Finley. Maicie loves her town and aims to persue her career there in the long term. For her, the Show movement is a family affair and very close to her […]

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Kate Lumbar – 2017 Moree Showgirl

Kate Lumbar, the 2017 Moree Showgirl, lives and breathes the cotton industry. A passionate representative for both the industry and her local community, Kate joins Elyse this episode to discuss not only the wonders of working in cotton, but also her love of music, the show movement and her personal development through the Showgirl experience. […]

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