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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Mt. Everest

Rebecca Ferry

Mum of 5. Ultra runner and high altitude mountaineer - completing the “High Double” Everest and Lhotse, followed by K2.

Maria Coffey

Award Winning Author, Adventurer & Pioneering Expedition Kayaker.

Liv Arnesen

First woman in the world to ski solo and unsupported to the South Pole (1994) – a 50-day expedition of 745 miles (1,200 km)

Jeannette McGill

1st South African woman to summit Manaslu, the 8th highest mountain in the world.

Alexandra Nemeth

The first Hungarian to climb the 7 summits!

Jo Bradshaw

Dealing with grief, climbing Mount Denali and a 7 summits update!

Bex Band

The Ordinary Adventurer sharing more about her life as a nomad and Kick Scooting the length of the States from Canada to Mexico!

Sara Hastreiter

Current challenge - to be the first women to sail the 7 seas and to climb the highest summits of the world's 7 continents!

Cathy O’Dowd

1st woman to climb both sides of Mount Everest!

Squash Falconer

1st British woman to climb & paraglide from the summit of Mount Blanc, having ridden there from the UK on her motorbike!: Tough Girl Podcast

Jessica Hepburn

Adventure Activist - Her journey to climbing Mt. Everest and completing her “Pond to Peak” Challenge.

Tima Deryan

Mountaineer & Mindset Coach. 1st Lebanese woman to summit Mt. Everest (2019) 

Sophia Danenberg

The first African American and first Black woman to climb Mount Everest.

Namira Salim

Space Diplomat, Future Astronaut, & Pioneering Polar Explorer!

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.

Dr. Joyce Azzam

First Lebanese women to climb the 7 Summits & going after the Explorers Grand Slam!

Georgina Miranda

CEO of She Ventures  |  Adventurer, entrepreneur and activist. Completed 6 of the 7 summits and going after the Explorers Grand-slam!

Mollie Hughes

The Youngest Woman in the World and the First English Woman to summit Mount Everest from both sides.

Jo Bradshaw

Catching up with Mountaineer & Expedition Leader Jo Bradshaw discussing her summit of Mount Everest!

Jo Bradshaw

Explorer, Mountaineer & Expedition Leader

Nadhira Alharthy

First Omani Woman to summit Mt Everest (2019) and First Arab Woman to summit Mt Amadablam (2021).

Patricia Alcivar

Professional Boxer turned Mountaineer - Climbing Kilimanjaro (in 2 days!), Aconcagua & Mount Elbrus.

Renata Chlumska

Adventure athlete who became the first Swedish and Czech woman to climb Mount Everest and in 2005 did a circumnavigate of the lower 48 States of the United States by her own power.

Sara Safari

Aiming to be the first Iranian to climb the Seven Summits (only Mt. Everest to go!) and trekking 335 miles across the largest ice cap in the world, Greenland.

Alyssa Azar

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

Holly Budge

Adventurer & Conservationist - Summited Mt. Everest & holds 2 World Records - 1st women to Skydive Mt. Everest & raced 1000kms across Mongolia on Horseback!

Brigitte Muir

Professional mountaineer & first Australian woman to climb Mount Everest!

Tashi and Nungshi Malik

1st siblings and twins to climb the 7 Summits and reach the North and South Poles and complete the Explorers Grand Slam.

Masha Gordon

A mum-of-two, who has entered the world record books by becoming the fastest women to complete the Explorers’ Grand Slam challenge!

Tori James

First Welsh women to climb Mount Everest!