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TOUGH GIRL PODCAST 2024

The Tough Girl podcast is all about motivating and inspiring you, while increasing amount of female role models in the media especially in relation to adventure and physical challenges. 

The TGP  has won 3 awards! The Women's Sports Trust #BeAGameChanger National Award for Media Initiative of the Year (2018). The Shextreme Best Adventure Podcast Award (2019) and  the best Adventure Sports Podcast in the Sports Podcast Awards 2022.

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Dr. Kaz Williams

Dr. Kaz Williams

Performance Psychologist, Certified Running Coach and Ultra Runner. Striving to help people discover their mettle. *** 30th April ***

Emma Hull

Emma Hull

Unleashing Confidence, Embracing Change, and Fearlessly Pursuing Adventure and Dreams with Life Untethered *** 23rd April ***

Dr. Meera Velankar

Dr. Meera Velankar

Scientist turned tandem cyclist. Exploring India since 2015. First woman to complete India’s Golden Quadrilateral, which connects Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata, on a tandem bike (6,000km in 41 days). *** 16th April ***

Arlette Laan

Arlette Laan

aka “Apple Pie”. First woman to hike all 11 National Scenic Trails in USA. 35,000+ miles hiked! *** 9th April ***

Lauren Beihoffer

Lauren Beihoffer

Biochemist, Ultra-runner, Coach, and Mom of Three. Passionate About Helping Women Over 40 Feel and Perform Their Best. *** 2nd April ***

Shirin Gerami

Shirin Gerami

Trailblazing Triathlete & Advocate for Change who made history as Iran's first female triathlete to compete in a world championship. *** 26th March ***

Sophie Power

Sophie Power

Great Britain 24 hour Ultra-runner and mum of 3. Founder of SheRACES - a campaign to make races better for women *** 12th March ***

Celeste Thompson

Celeste Thompson

Fat girl who loves hiking. Inspiring people of all sizes to adventure outside. On an adventure to hike in every state in the USA. *** 5th March ***

Jacky Hunt-Broersma

Jacky Hunt-Broersma

UltraRunner. Amputee. Cancer Survivor. Guinness World Record - Running 104 Marathons in a 104 Days! #icandohardthings *** 27th February ***

Melissa Harlow

Melissa Harlow

Embracing Life's Adventures at 62: From Sailing the Pacific Ocean to Hiking the John Muir Trail *** 20th February ***

Dr. Katie Myint

Dr. Katie Myint

Running for Enjoyment and Mental Well-Being *** 13th February ***

Nicky Chisholm

Nicky Chisholm

52, a self-confessed adventurer, loves a challenge, delights in cold shenanigans and is ready to embrace the next stage of her adventure life! *** 6th February ***

Christine Yu

Christine Yu

Journalist and Author of “UP TO SPEED: The Groundbreaking Science of Women Athletes”. *** 30th January ***

Sue Stockdale

Sue Stockdale

First UK woman to reach the magnetic North Pole. Author of “EXPLORE: A Life of Adventure”. *** 16th January ***

Kimberly Wheatley

Kimberly Wheatley

Solo kayaker, SUP’er, and camper. Diversifying the outdoors one lake at a time, hoping to inspire some outdoor joy. *** 9th January ***

Sarah Thomas

Sarah Thomas

Ultra Marathon Swimmer - Breast cancer Survivor and the first person to complete a four-way crossing of the English Channel in 54 hours and 10 minutes. *** 4th January ***

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