Australian Athlete Of The Year- 2013
Buchanan represents Australia in BMX and mountain biking. She has been coached by Wade Bootes since 2007. Her primary training base is on Queensland's Gold Coast. She has a cycling scholarship with the ACT Academy of Sport. She is a member of the Tuggeranong Vikings BMX Club. She is 11× time Australian champion in BMX in 2011 World Championships Buchanan won silver medal at time trial. She is also the 2009 and 2010 4-X Champion. She has earned the Australian Female Mountain bike rider of the year title three different times.