OCEAN ROWERS

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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Helen Butters

Helen Butters

Having a positive mindset during times of immense stress. Lessons learned from rowing the Atlantic Ocean. *** 28th April 2022 ***

Eleanor Carey

Eleanor Carey

Adventurer and Ocean Rower, 2x GWR holder for rowing 2,400 miles across the Pacific Ocean. *** 21st January 2022 ***

Lindsay Dare Shoop OLY

Lindsay Dare Shoop OLY

Athlete & Educator - Using my physical capacity and love of learning to help people. Author of Better Great Than Never *** 5th October 2021 ***

Katie Spotz

Katie Spotz

Endurance Athlete & WR Holder. 5X Ironman, cycled across the USA, run 100 miles nonstop in under 20 hours, and rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean. *** 18th September 2021 ***

Belinda Kirk

Belinda Kirk

Campaigner promoting the benefits of adventure for wellbeing. Author of - Adventure Revolution:The life-changing power of choosing challenge. *** 21st August 2021 ***

Lauren Woodwiss

Lauren Woodwiss

Setting the WR for the fastest female pair to row the Atlantic Ocean & 8 weeks later coming 4th female in the Marathon des Sables! *** 28th January 2021 ***

Claire Hughes

Claire Hughes

WR holder for rowing across the Atlantic Ocean (mixed crew). *** 29th October 2020 ***

Alex Mason

Alex Mason

Thru-Hiker turned Ocean Rower! Rowed the Atlantic Ocean - January 2020 *** 18th June 2020 ***

Sarah Outen

Sarah Outen

Adventures by land & sea, Author 'Dare to Do’, Psychotherapist-in-training, Award-winning feature film #Home in cinemas now! *** 12th December 2019 ***

Kiko Matthews

Kiko Matthews

KIK PLASTIC 2019 - Cycling 6,900km around the UK and Ireland’s coasts, beach cleaning and building a community against plastic! *** 19th September 2019 ***

Sally Kettle

Sally Kettle

The Life of an Adventurer after rowing the Atlantic Ocean twice! *** 11th July 2019 ***

Alex Mason

Alex Mason

Thru hiking the Appalachian Trail and planning her next BIG challenge (rowing 2 Oceans)! *** 27th June 2019 ***

Laura Try

Laura Try

Rowing 3,000 km in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge *** 25th April 2019 ***

Kiko Matthews

Kiko Matthews

Overcame Cushing’s Disease, and the removal of 2 brain tumours to become a Guinness World Record holder as the fastest women to row the Atlantic Ocean! *** 1st May 2018 ***

Cazz Lander

Cazz Lander

Running ultras, doing 12 challenges in 12 months & training to row the pacific ocean! *** 17th April 2018 ***

Guin Batten

Guin Batten

A former professional rower who won an Olympic silver medal in Sydney in 2000 *** 27th June 2017 ***

Ness Knight

Ness Knight

Accidental adventurer & explorer, whose cycled solo + unsupported 2000 miles across the USA, & first female in history to swim the length of the Thames River! *** 6th June 2017 ***

Niki Doeg, Janette Benaddi - Yorkshire Rows

Niki Doeg, Janette Benaddi - Yorkshire Rows

Yorkshire Rows - Rowing Across the Atlantic Ocean - Guinness World Record Holders *** 18th April 2017 ***

Natalia Cohen

Natalia Cohen

Adventurer & Member of the Coxless Crew:- 1 Boat - 1 Ocean - Fo4r Women. *** 14th March 2017 ***

Lauren Morton

Lauren Morton

Ocean Rower, Adventurer & Bear Grylls - Island Survivor *** 15th November 2016 ***

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. *** 5th July 2016 ***

Roz Savage MBE

Roz Savage MBE

First woman ever to row solo across 3 oceans; the Atlantic, Pacific & Indian! *** 29th March 2016 ***

Sarah Outen

Sarah Outen

Adventurer who has just completed her 4.5 year expedition ‘London2London: Via the World’ *** 1st December 2015 ***

Elin Haf Davies

Elin Haf Davies

Ocean Rower & Sailor! *** 24th November 2015 ***

Sally Kettle

Sally Kettle

World Record Two-Time Atlantic Ocean Rower *** 15th August 2015 ***

The Tough Girl Podcast is the winner of 3 Awards. In 2022 the TGP won the Best Urban & Adventure Podcast in the Sports Podcast Awards. 
In 2019 the TGP won the  Shextreme Best Adventure Podcast Award  & in 2018 it won The Women's Sports Trust #BeAGameChanger National Award for Media Initiative of the Year. Thank you to all the patrons and supporters who made this possible. New episodes of the Tough Girl Podcast go live every Tuesday at 7am UK Time. You can support the mission to increase the amount of female role models in the media by signing up as patron.