INSPIRATION

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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Filmmakers and Photographers

Jillian A. Brown

Paddling a tandem sea kayak down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon and becoming the first Canadian to paddle across America; 6,500km in 150 days.

Abbie Barnes

Founder of Spend More Time In The WILD, an organisation that seeks to inspire and empower individuals to get outside for the benefit of mental and physical health.

Charlotte Austwick

Explorer of the Natural World, FRGS, SES Rivers Foundation Explorer 2019, Filmmaker & public speaker.

Phoebe Smith

Extreme Sleeping Adventurer, Storyteller-in-Residence at Calm.com, & host of the Wander Woman Podcast.

Sarah Outen

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

Brigitte Muir

Professional mountaineer & first Australian woman to climb Mount Everest!

Natalia Cohen

Adventurer & Member of the Coxless Crew:- 1 Boat - 1 Ocean - Fo4r Women.

Dr. Sophie Redlin

Expedition Doctor, Researcher and emerging filmmaker with a passion for improving mental healthcare through cross-cultural learning and promoting access to natural environments.

Sam Ortiz

A plus size, Latinx, rock climber, mountaineer, and founder of Climb Big.

Jessie Leong

Award winning filmmaker, brand ambassador for Montane and current Ordnance Survey #GetOutside Champion

Jacki Hill-Murphy

Expedition to travel the length of the Amazon River & The Lost Inca Trail Expedition!

Anna Blackwell

Green Ribbon Expedition 2019 - 1,000km solo trek across Arctic and Northern Scandinavia!

Katy Parrott

Finalist in the BBC Special Forces: #UltimateHellWeek. Adventure Seeker, Wildlife & Expedition Filmmaker. Army Reservist.

Kathryn Bertine

Professional Cyclist & Activist - Advocating for Equality in Women’s Sports.

Jill Heinerth

Underwater Explorer, with expeditions into icebergs in Antarctica, volcanic lava tubes, and submerged caves worldwide. Author of INTO THE PLANET.

Jessica Nabongo

Ugandan-American World Traveller, who became the first Black Woman to travel to every country in the world!

Lola Akinmade Åkerström

Award-winning writer and travel photographer exploring culture through food, tradition, and lifestyles.

Kathryn Bertine

Athlete and advocate for equality in women’s sports.

Krystle Wright

Semi-nomadic, adventure sports photographer with a passion for extreme expeditions!

Phoebe Smith

Extreme sleeping outdoors adventurer who thrives on heading off to the wildest locations she can find to sleep in the strangest places she can seek out!