TOUGH GIRL PODCAST 2016

Every episode of the Tough Girl Podcast is full of inspiring stories of women overcoming great challenges.

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Elise Downing

Elise Downing

The youngest and only female to run 5,000 miles around the coast of Britain!

Polly Vacher

Polly Vacher

The first pilot to complete a solo flight around the world via both Poles in a single-engine aircraft!

Amelia Boone

Amelia Boone

Full-time attorney, 3X World’s Toughest Mudder Champion & Spartan Race World Champion!

Alison North

Alison North

Married mum of 2 (Mum of Lorna North) - Alison started running when she was 64 and went from running 8km to doing her first 100km race! #66NotOut!

Lorna North

Lorna North

From “Queen of the Mile” - Talking about travel, running, cycling, her experience of a DNF & what’s in store for the future!

Rachel Bown

Rachel Bown

PE Teacher & Triathlete who was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2014. This is her journey back to fitness.

Lauren Morton

Lauren Morton

Lauren is a 2x World Record Holder for rowing across the Atlantic, she’s also survived “The Island” with Bear Grylls.

Christine Amour-Levar

Christine Amour-Levar

Trekking to Siberia to experience what daily life is like for the nomadic Nenets reindeer herders

Selina McCole

Selina McCole

A 43 year old married mother of 2 who ran the Marathon des Sables 2016 coming 1st British Woman!!

Jill Homer

Jill Homer

Ultra Endurance Cyclist & Runner - Talking about the Iditarod Trail & the Tour Divide!

Corey Melke Hinz

Corey Melke Hinz

Type 1 Diabetic, Runner, Blogger & Expat Living in London

Cathy O'Dowd

Cathy O'Dowd

1st woman to climb both sides of Mount Everest!

Kat Davis

Kat Davis

From “Following The Arrows” Blog - The Adventures of a Pilgrim, Henro, Walker & Thru-hiker…

Emily Chappell

Emily Chappell

Bicycle courier who took on the world & being the female winner of the Transcontinental 2016 Race!

Juliana Buhring

Juliana Buhring

Ultra-endurance cyclist & Guinness World Record for Fastest Woman to Cycle the World!

Jessica "Dixie" Mills

Jessica "Dixie" Mills

Everything you need to know about thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail!

Jenna Downing

Jenna Downing

Inline skating World Champion, 10 x British Champion and is a X-Games silver medallist!

Lowri Morgan

Lowri Morgan

Mother, ultra endurance runner, & adventurer!!

Richelle Olsen

Richelle Olsen

An Aussie 30-something, she's plus sized, and cycled nearly 5,000 kms from Canada to Mexico, hiked to Everest base camp, & trekked the Inca Trail!

Lucy O'Connor

Lucy O'Connor

Lieutenant in the Royal Navy, Boxer & Boxing Coach

Maggie Alphonsi MBE

Maggie Alphonsi MBE

England Rugby World Cup Winner 2014. She's represented her country an impressive 74 times! Scored 28 tries, and helped England win a record breaking 7 consecutive Six Nations crowns!

Lizzie Carr

Lizzie Carr

Blogger, Adventurer & Environmentalist - First person to paddle board the length of England via its connected waterways, 650km (400 miles)!

Renee Mcgregor

Renee Mcgregor

A leading sports and eating disorder specialist dietitian with over 15 years' experience working in nutrition. Renee works with elite athletes, coaches and sport science teams to provide nutritional strategies to enhance sport performance

Ann Trason

Ann Trason

American ultra runner who has broken 20 world records & won Western States a record 14 times!

Emily Penn

Emily Penn

Skipper, ocean advocate and artist dedicated to studying environmental challenges in the most remote parts of our planet.

Belinda Kirk

Belinda Kirk

An International Expedition Leader and Founder of Explorers Connect. Was a member of the 1st all female team to row around Great Britain setting a new Guinness World Record.

Masha Gordon

Masha Gordon

Mum-of-two, who is the fastest women to complete the Explorers’ Grand Slam challenge.

Ellie Greenwood

Ellie Greenwood

British Ultra Runner, who is a 2x 100km World Champion and 1st British women to win the Comrades Marathon in South Africa.

Anna McNuff

Anna McNuff

Adventurer, Speaker & Mischief Maker! She has cycled 11,000 miles around every state in the USA & ran the full length of New Zealand!

Jules Lewis

Jules Lewis

Jules Lewis from Mountain High - Her mission, to inspire people to step outside of their comfort zone!

Nikki Kimball

Nikki Kimball

Dealing with depression & being one of the elite ultra runners in America

Sally Barkow

Sally Barkow

A former Olympic sailor, most recently on board the all-female Team SCA in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race!!

Lois Pryce

Lois Pryce

A British travel writer, who explores the world on her motorbike!

Julie Creffield

Julie Creffield

Runner, Blogger & Author of "Too FAT to Run"

Tanith Facey

Tanith Facey

Going from the couch to running the London Marathon!

Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams

Author, Blogger, Motivational Speaker, Marathon Runner & sharing my experience of the Marathon des Sables - the toughest footrace on earth!

Jacki Hill-Murphy

Jacki Hill-Murphy

Author of “Adventuresses” - Jacki travels the world following in the footsteps of the early female explorers.

Parys Edwards

Parys Edwards

A professional triathlete representing Great Britain. As an age group athlete Parys claimed World Championship Titles at both the Olympic and 70.3 distances, along with European, British and English National titles.

Ragen Chastain

Ragen Chastain

Speaker, Writer, Dancer, Marathoner, Soon to be IRONMAN, Fat Person, and Activist.

Roz Savage

Roz Savage

English ocean rower, environmental advocate, writer and speaker. She holds 4 Guinness World Records for ocean rowing, including first woman to row solo across 3 oceans: the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian.

Kate Leeming

Kate Leeming

Australian Cycle Enthusiast, Educator, and First Women to Cycle Across the ‘New” Russia!

Verena Mai

Verena Mai

Model turned stunt driver; first woman to compete in Formula Drift, Redline Time Attack & who now races in Rally America!

Jenny Tinmouth

Jenny Tinmouth

Honda Racing Rider 2016 British Superbike Championship. Female lap record holder at IOM TT - 2x Guinness World Record Holder

Jade Paveley

Jade Paveley

Jade Paveley Professional Sports Car Driver for Mazda Motors UK & competing in the Motorsport New MSV Championship.

Squash Falconer

Squash Falconer

Adventurer whose climbed Mt Everest & flew a paraglider from Mt Blanc!

Helene Neville

Helene Neville

55-year-old, cancer survivor & grandmother who run the perimeter of the United States!

Arita Baaijens

Arita Baaijens

Explorer, Biologist, Author, Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society & the Explorers Club

Jo Bradshaw

Jo Bradshaw

Mountaineer & 3rd British Women to summit Manaslu, the world’s 8th highest mountain

Susie Cheetham

Susie Cheetham

Professional Triathlete. 6th place at the Iron Man World Championships 2015

Arry Beresford-Webb

Arry Beresford-Webb

First person to run 1027 miles around the perimeter of Wales!

Kathryn Bertine

Kathryn Bertine

Professional Cyclist & Advocate for Equality in Women’s Sports.

Annie Ross

Annie Ross

Founder of eXerK - 52 Challenges in 52 Weeks!

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