Podcast 9 – Richard Dunwoody

Newton & Coe – Richard Dunwoody is a former champion jockey, adventurer and Strictly Come Dancing contestant. But now he’s a professional photography. Here we find out about his photography and motivations to carve out a career.

Born in Antrim, Northern Ireland, Richard was riding at the age of two and went on to become Champion Jockey. In 2000, he published an autobiography, ‘Obsessed’, about the punishing world of National Hunt racing.

Since retiring from horse racing he has trekked to both North and South Poles, and also been a contestant on TV’s Strictly Come Dancing.  

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By Chris Coe

Chris is a professional photographer, and the founder of Travel Photographer of the Year. He has been working as a professional photographer since 1992, shooting both editorial and advertising photography, and has published over 50 books. He lectures on and teaches photography, mentors and is a competition judge.