June 27, 2017

Guin was introduced to rowing by her sister at 19 whilst at Southampton University. In her early years Guin excelled in a variety of school sports, playing county hockey and athletics.

During this podcast we learn more about the set backs that Guin faced trying to follower her dream, from being told she would never make it as a rower, to being so broke she was sleeping on changing room floors. This is...

June 21, 2017

It all started with a pair of mittens.  I spent my most impressionable years in Cumbria, though my family explored the Lake District it's wasn't until I was 11 and we had just moved significantly south to Dorset, that I walked any of the serious fells with my dad.  I remember Blencathra vividly: wrapped up in a thick wool jumper, borrowed boots and a silk scarf, my dad and I joined his friends and we...

June 20, 2017

Kim broke her neck while doing a backflip on her snowboard. After making a complete recovery, she reinserted adventure back into her life with things like competing in big mountain snowboarding and even going to school to learn how to become a stunt woman. 

She is the Editor-in-Chief of Purpose2Play.com, a U.S. based digital publication that tells the positive and inspiring stories in sports. She routi...

June 15, 2017

Tough Girl Tribe Thursday Blog

#TribeThursday

Every Thursday, we champion the writing of women from the Tough Girl Tribe; blogs, poems, thoughts and stories. The aim of Tough Girl Challenges has always been to create a platform for women's voices about the outdoors and sport and now we can hear even more of them.

Beach by Bicycle

Back in ye olden days, apparently, distances were measured by the amoun...

June 13, 2017

“I want to know that I have experienced everything that I can and to know that I have chosen how I live my life. I want a life like no other. I want to be one of those ‘how does she do it’ people. I want a life of extraordinary tales. Every step I take gets bigger but I had to start off with one baby step; things don’t just happen, you work up to them step by step. ”

Laura Bingham is a British adventur...

June 8, 2017

Tough Girl Tribe Thursday Blog

#TribeThursday

Every Thursday, we champion the writing of women from the Tough Girl Tribe; blogs, poems, thoughts and stories. The aim of Tough Girl Challenges has always been to create a platform for women's voices about the outdoors and sport and now we can hear even more of them.

My three year mission to the top of Ben Nevis

My Ben Nevis story started a long time ago...

June 7, 2017

What is Blinkist?

Blinkist is a way to consume good quality information fast.

Blinkist has done all the hard work for you. They’ve read the books and have made a summary for you with the key pieces of information. There's so much content out there. How can you read it all? You can’t!! But with Blinkist you'll be making the best use of your time. 

I read Living the 80/20 Way in less than 15 mins and...

June 6, 2017

Over the last few years Ness Knight has firmly established herself as an Adventure and Endurance athlete of incredible determination, fortitude and international renown. 

During this podcast we learn more about Ness, growing up in South Africa, the experiences, both positive and negatives that have shaped who she is today. We learn why she decided to follow this route and we look into detail  at the ch...

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