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32 Semi-Finalists From Ladies Co-Driver Challenge Interviewed in Latest Bower Power Hour - Video

Posted in News on May 10, 2016
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Photographers: Courtesy of Bower Motorsports Media

Charlene Bower has been busy looking for a women co-driver to help her compete in three upcoming events, the Rally Venture, BFGoodrich 35 Hours of Uwharrie, and the Rebbele Rally. During the search, 91 off-road–loving and adventure-loving women entered for a chance to join Charlene on one of these unforgettable adventures. The 32 semi-finalists were determined by votes of confidence on social media, and on the latest episode of the Bower Power Hour, each were given a chance to tell their stories and show of their skills.

There are women from all across the country and Canada covering nearly every age group that represent the off-road community as a whole. Charlene Bower, host of the Bower Power Hour, was thrilled to dedicate a special episode that gave these 32 women a chance to speak. A group of 10 finalists will be chosen from the 32, and they will join Charlene in Arizona for a weekend filled with training. From there she will choose three lucky women that will help her co-drive during this year’s events.

Bower couldn’t be more thrilled with year’s entrants saying, “This has been a very rewarding experience and, at the same time, a challenging process narrowing down this group. Each one has a great story, is willing to jump outside their box, and wants to be part of this adventure. If it was up to me, I would take all 91 of them with me. I am so excited to see so many ladies involved in the off-road lifestyle!” Check out the interview with all 32 ladies below.

If you want to read more about any of the 32 women, visit Here are the women featured in the interview:

Alice Gerst from Big Rapids, MI
Amber Turner from San Ramon, CA
Angie Dow from Springfield, OR
Angie Mitchell from Henderson, NV
Ashlie Cardillo from Las Vegas, NV
Audrey Byrd from Henderson, NV
Sarah Luker from Sicklerville, NJ
Denise Nelson from Blodgett, OR
Heather Swigart from Camp Verde, AZ
Jane Thurmond from Simi Valley, CA
Jessica Chasse from Maricopa, AZ
Journee Richardson from Ramona, CA
Kalee Hunter from Tucson, AZ
Kaleigh Hotchkiss from Tucson, AZ
Kimrah Turner from Elizabeth City, NC
Kristen Endres from Lawrenceburg, IN
Kristie Moore from Clay, NY
Lauren Martin from Colorado Springs, CO
Leigh Singleton from Edmond, OK
Lisa Carter from Ojai, CA
Makayla Holstein from Kennewick, WA
Marcie Hricziscse from Goodyear, AZ
Martha Tansy from Wasilla, AK
Michelle Perez from Half Moon Bay, CA
Rachle Engle from Lancaster, OH
Rebeca Olavarrieta from Miami, FL
Rebecca Donaghe from Marina Del Rey, CA
Rileigh Augustine from Fort St John, British Columbia, Canada
Samantha Hopko from Emmaus, PA
Teralin Petereit from Mapleton, UT
Tina Ray from Honolulu, HI
Trisha Glezen from Vestal, NY

Follow along with Charlene and her co-drivers as she heads out on her epic adventures throughout the year at

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