TOUGH GIRL PODCAST 2020

Every episode  is full of inspiring stories of women overcoming great challenges.

The Tough Girl Podcast won the  Shextreme Best Adventure Podcast Award in 2019 & the Women's Sports Trust #BeAGameChanger National Award for Media Initiative of the Year 2018.

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Cara Yar Khan

Cara Yar Khan

Humanitarian and Disability Advocate sharing more about her life and doing a 12-day Grand Canyon descent and expedition on horseback *** 29th September ***

Ashly Winchester

Ashly Winchester

Ultra runner focused on FKT’s (Fastest Known Times) & Host of Womxn Of The Wild Podcast *** 24th September ***

Vedangi Kulkarni

Vedangi Kulkarni

The youngest woman to have circumnavigated the world on bicycle. 160 days to pedal 29,000km, across 14 countries! *** 22nd September ***

Rosaria Barreto

Rosaria Barreto

Movement is Medicine - using exercise to help women and seniors with clinical health conditions *** 17th September ***

Darcy Gaechter

Darcy Gaechter

First woman to kayak the Amazon River, 4,300 miles from the source to the sea! *** 15th September ***

Rhiane Fatinikun

Rhiane Fatinikun

Founder of Black Girls Hike UK and Tales of a Hiker. *** 10th September ***

Kristin Knight Pace

Kristin Knight Pace

Finishing the 2015 Yukon Quest a 1,000 Mile Sled Dog Race and the 2016 Iditarod. *** 8th September ***

Dr. Tekemia Dorsey

Dr. Tekemia Dorsey

Ironman & CEO of the International Association of Black Triathletes (IABT) *** 3rd September ***

Carla Molinaro

Carla Molinaro

Breaking the women's record for Land's End to John O'Groats, running the length of Britain in just 12 days, 30 minutes and 14 seconds! *** 1st September ***

Lauren Gay

Lauren Gay

Travel Blogger & Podcaster - Inspiring black women to embrace nature and outdoor recreation through adventure. *** 27th August ***

Alexandra Nemeth

Alexandra Nemeth

The first Hungarian to climb the 7 summits! *** 25th August ***

Alicia Doyle

Alicia Doyle

Journalist & Author of ‘Fighting Chance’, winner of 2 Golden Gloves championship titles and named, The California Female Fight of the Year in 2000 *** 20th August ***

Lipa Nessa

Lipa Nessa

Sports Activist, Coach & Co-founder of the 'I Think She's Offside' Podcast *** 18th August ***

Ailsa MacDonald

Ailsa MacDonald

Ultra Runner and Distance Triathlete, Canadian National Champion for 100 miles & Ironman Canada 2018 winner. *** 13th August ***

Nicole Snell

Nicole Snell

CEO Girls Fight Back, Solo Adventurer, Hike Lead @blackgirlstrekkin *** 11th August ***

Sarah Williams Relections 2020

Sarah Williams Relections 2020

Reflections on 2019 & and the start of 2020. Plus answering questions from the Tough Girl Tribe. *** 7th August ***

Mya-Rose Craig

Mya-Rose Craig

“Bird Girl” - 18-year-old British Bangladeshi top world teen birder, conservationist and environmentalist *** 6th August ***

Saray Khumalo

Saray Khumalo

Zambia-born South African explorer and mountaineer. In May 2019, she became the first Black African woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. *** 4th August ***

Zahrah Mahmood

Zahrah Mahmood

aka 'The Hillwalking Hijabi’ sharing more about her passion for hill walking and climbing Ben Nevis, Scotland. *** 4th August ***

Karen Darke

Karen Darke

Modern-day ‘Alchemist’, passionate about turning challenge into opportunity and transforming the difficult stuff into ‘gold’ *** 4th August ***

Lungi Mchunu

Lungi Mchunu

Intrepid Sailor, Adventurist, Explorer, Speaker and Climate Change Activist. *** 4th August ***

Nikki Love

Nikki Love

Adventure Runner, Ran 63 marathons in 63 days in 2017. Training to run 2,500 miles on a treadmill in 63 days *** 30th July ***

Jana Paremoud

Jana Paremoud

Climbing the Matterhorn and starting an Adventure Travel company during the pandemic! *** 28th July ***

Michelle Griffith Robinson OLY

Michelle Griffith Robinson OLY

Former GB Olympian, wife, mother of 3, lifestyle coach, personal trainer and Ambassador for Diabetes UK *** 21st July ***

Selene Yeager

Selene Yeager

‘The Fit Chick’, Pro Mountain Bike Racer, Author & All-American Ironman triathlete *** 14th July ***

Sabrina Pace-Humphreys

Sabrina Pace-Humphreys

Ultra runner, going from Anxiety to Accomplishment - Running the Marathon des Sables and challenging Rural Racism *** 7th July ***

Sally Gunnell

Sally Gunnell

The only woman to hold the World, Olympic, European, and Commonwealth Gold Medals at the same time! *** 30th June ***

Suzanne ‘Sunny’ Stroeer

Suzanne ‘Sunny’ Stroeer

First woman to circumnavigate and summit Aconcagua in a single push - the Full 360! *** 23rd June ***

Danielle Brown

Danielle Brown

MBE - 2x Paralympic Gold Medallist,1st disabled athlete to represent England in the able-bodied team, Speaker & Inclusion Champion *** 16th June ***

Sensi Graves

Sensi Graves

professional kiteboarder & entrepreneur, empowering women to get out there and do what they love. *** 9th June ***

Elle Linton

Elle Linton

Fitness Professional & Blogger at Keep it SimpELLE *** 2nd June ***

Ursula Martin

Ursula Martin

Survived Ovarian Cancer - Walked 3,700 miles in Wales. Wrote a book. Now walking 5,000 miles across Europe! *** 26th May ***

Jo Moseley

Jo Moseley

Joy Encourager, Midlife Adventurer & Beach Cleaner who SUP 162 miles, Coast to Coast across Great Britain! *** 19th May ***

Louise Johnstone

Louise Johnstone

Endurance Athlete & PT, discussing mental health, Marathon des Sables & her next challenge #2020RunNorthSea *** 12th May ***

Rosie Watson

Rosie Watson

Running from the UK to Mongolia, finding stories of better ways of living in the climate crisis. *** 5th May ***

Gina Johansen

Gina Johansen

Walking 3,000km the length of Norway, plus a solo crossing of Lake Baikal in Siberia! *** 28th April ***

Dr. Kate Edwards & Dr. Blair Green

Dr. Kate Edwards & Dr. Blair Green

Go Ahead, Stop and Pee: Running During Pregnancy and Postpartum *** 21st April ***

Miriam Lancewood

Miriam Lancewood

Woman in the Wilderness: A Story of Survival, Love and Self-Discovery in New Zealand *** 14th April ***

Alyssa Azar

Alyssa Azar

Mountaineer - Youngest woman to Summit Mt Everest from both the North and South sides at 21 years old. *** 7th April ***

Catherine Wallis

Catherine Wallis

Plus-size adventurer, working mum, doing ultra challenges around the world! *** 31st March ***

Mel Vogel

Mel Vogel

Explorer, thru-hiking Canada’s Great Trail, 24,000km from the Atlantic Ocean, to the Arctic Ocean and then on to the Pacific Ocean. *** 24th March ***

Tiffany Coates

Tiffany Coates

The World's Foremost Female Motorcycle Adventurer! *** 17th March ***

Sophie Rooney

Sophie Rooney

1st woman to run the length of Scandinavia, 103 days, 3000km! *** 10th March ***

Sonya Richmond

Sonya Richmond

42 year old Canadian who is currently hiking across Canada on The Great Trail - 24,000km! *** 3rd March ***

Nahla Summers

Nahla Summers

Accidental Adventurer, Founder of Sunshine People, spreading kindness around the world *** 25th February ***

Bruna Moscol

Bruna Moscol

Solo climbing Mount Aconcagua & whitewater rafting the Grand Canyon! *** 18th February ***

Beth Whitman

Beth Whitman

Running her 1st Marathon at 50, completing the Snowman Trek in Bhutan and training for the 4 Deserts Challenge in 2020! *** 11th February ***

Helen Langridge

Helen Langridge

cycled LEJOG solo and unsupported in 2015, then in 2017 cycled 30,000km around the world. *** 4th February ***

Chris Fagan

Chris Fagan

Her Extraordinary Quest to the South Pole (with her husband)! 570 miles. 48 days at 9 hours a day. 40-below temps. Pulling 220-pound sleds. On skis. ***28th January***

Nienke Oostra

Nienke Oostra

Mountain biking the Great Himalaya trail in Nepal from Hilsa in the West to Phaplu in the east. 1700kms, 85000m ascend! *** 23rd January ***

Fenella Langridge

Fenella Langridge

Professional Triathlete over 70.3 distance *** 21st January ***

Carmen Rendell

Carmen Rendell

Walking the entire coast of the British Isles in 2020 to raise profile for walking therapy ***7th January***

Kristina Paltén

Kristina Paltén

Swedish ultra-runner who ran alone through Iran to overcome fears and prejudice. A 1,144 mile journey of Trust. *** 14th January ***

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