A man’s man and a woman’s guy, Lewis Hamilton is the definition of the new modern man.
Three time World Champion, Lewis Hamilton, has transcended beyond the world of motor sports, with a gift for showmanship and an unapologetic rock’n’roll lifestyle making him a global superstar. Lewis has appeared on the front row at London Fashion Week and has been named Sportsman of the Year by men’s style bible GQ two years consecutively.
A man who’s in control, for whom performance is the number one priority, Lewis Hamilton has the rare ability to combine a steely determination to stay in first place with the philosophy that success is a frame of mind. Lewis has inspired generations to follow their dreams through hard work, passion and dedication; sharing his life with ten million online fans, Lewis's advice: “Believe. Work hard. Trust in yourself.”
LEWIS HAMILTON TALKS: RACING SUCCESS
What do you say to youngsters that dream of driving like you?
Work hard at school.
Your motto is "Never give up", where does it come from?
How do you feel about the success you're enjoying?
It's a pretty amazing feeling. I have achieved more than I ever dreamt. I hope to continue in my success... losing is not an option.
How did it feel when you matched the performance of your childhood hero Ayrton Senna?
It was unbelievable, it was one of the biggest moments of my life, I'll never forget it.
What is the most challenging part of your life?
Raising the bar each year and finding time where there is seemingly no time to find. You just have to keep pushing.
What physical training do you undergo?
Neck, core, cardio - so strength endurance.
What ambition have you got yet to fulfil?
I want to continue to win World Championships and always strive to better my performance.
LEWIS HAMILTON TALKS: LIFESTYLE
"The more of me I be, the clearer I can see." - What's behind your motto?
Once you begin to know yourself you can begin to understand your potential. The better you know yourself and the further your push yourself, then you can begin to maximise your potential.
What's your No2 sport?
Moto GP, I love that sport.
Tell us about your love for music. How is your piano-playing coming along?
Music is an ongoing project and an ever present part of my life.
Who, or what, influences your unique style?
I admire the creativity of all of the top fashion houses and designers. I really enjoy witnessing their new ideas and inspirations. I think Pharell is an iconic influence.
Who do you most admire?
What are you most proud of?
Three Formula 1 World Championships.
Tell us something noone knows about you...
You'll have to ask my friends about that one.
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