June 30, 2018

What I want to differently on the PCH & the Baja Divide challenge to thru hiking the Appalachian Trail. Vlogging - I still want to vlog the challenge. Not only so I can share the journey but also for me, to have a record. I am so pleased I did record the AT as so many bits I’ve forgotten, it’s also great to be able to go back and re-watch episodes. What I know needs to happen this time, is to have mo...

June 29, 2018

Hannah Engelkamp is a travel writer and former outdoor-magazine editor who went from working on adventure articles to going on her own extraordinary adventures. In May 2013, Hannah set off to walk 1,000 miles around the circumference of Wales with a donkey called Chico. From this out of the ordinary experience, Hannah learned much about adventures and what it takes to change your own life.

June 28, 2018

Felicity's Polar career began in the year 2000, when she travelled to Antarctica for the first time with the British Antarctic Survey as a Meteorologist. Aged just 23 she spent a continuous period of two and a half years (including two consecutive winters) at Rothera Research Station on the Antarctic Peninsula to monitor climate and ozone. Felicity went on to organise and lead numerous expeditions...

June 26, 2018

Olivia Round is a storyteller, artist, and cyclist currently living in Seattle, Washington, USA. Originally raised in the small town of Ketchikan, Alaska, Olivia enjoyed many grand adventures... and never stopped. In 2011, at the age of twenty two, she embarked on a 5,000 mile solo bicycle journey across the United States, in an effort to face her deep-seated phobia of men. Olivia is now writing a mem...

June 25, 2018

After being away for 3 weeks, I knew it was going to be challenging coming back. But I am where I am and I knew this was going to happen. 

Now it’s all about getting organised and getting on top of everything, so I feel more in control. I basically need about a day or two to get things sorted. I can then start looking ahead once I’ve caught up.

Money Update

  • At the moment, I don't have any more expens...

June 25, 2018

When you take on a new challenge, you are always going to be stepping outside of your comfort zone and this is important as this is how you are going to grow and develop. This is where you need to develop new skills and attributes in order to become the person who can do this challenge. This is the hard bit, this is what you can over think, this is what can stop you before you’ve even begun. I do h...

June 25, 2018

Still lots to do - but here is a brief update!

  • Accommodation has been booked for Canada 4th - 10th September (It’s going to cost CAD385/GBP£219- I’m going to put this amount in a savings account so I know this has been paid for)

  • Cost of travel from the airport to accommodation is either CAD $8.75  by train and takes about 40 minutes. Or a taxi will cost about $35 plus tip, approx 30 minutes....

June 22, 2018

Feeling the itch to explore for more than just a month? Embarking on a long journey can make a huge difference in the challenges you decide to take on and how you go about them. Here to help you plan an incredible journey is British Adventurer, Sarah Outen. Sarah spent 4.5 years travelling from London2London, a journey of over 25,000 miles she took by kayak, bike, and boat. Through this expedition, s...

June 19, 2018

Leanne was a City exec until March 2012, when she resigned after suffering from burnout and alcoholism. She spent a few weeks in rehab before coming out and redesigning her entire lifestyle at age 37. Leanne trained to be a personal trainer, and worked as a sole trader for a while before setting up her company Bodyshot Performance. During that time, she build up a team and stepped away from personal...

June 15, 2018

Richelle Olsen describes herself as a normal girl with an adventurous spirit. She’s plus size and has always loved the outdoors. At 21 years old, Richelle set off to South America and hiked the Inca Trail. She’s scuba dived all over the world, made new friends, and enjoyed the tropical islands. And even though she didn’t love walking, she trained and signed up for Everest Base Camp. These many adven...

June 12, 2018

Mirna’s transformation into a long-distance runner happened slowly. It started with doing a mile at a time and then eventually she worked her way up to a 5-kilometer race. Then a 10K, which led to a half marathon, which led to her first marathon in 2011. Mirna started her blog in 2011, Fat Girl Running while training for this marathon as a way to share stories with her friends and family. The blog is...

June 8, 2018

After Amelia Boone happened on obstacle racing it quickly took on a life of its own. Today, she juggles both a career as an attorney and obstacle course racer. Even though Amelia wasn’t involved in obstacle racing from a young age, she discovered what it takes to succeed. The proof is in her more than 30 victories and 50 podiums. In her conversation on the Tough Girl Podcast, Amelia shared her journ...

June 5, 2018

Moire is a a bit of an extreme sports junkie. She’s been involved in the mountain running scene in Ireland for over a decade. In 2013, she got into a relatively new sport: multi-sport adventure racing, where individual races can involve disciplines such as biking, running, and kayaking, on both smooth road and rocky mountain surfaces. Moire has adventure raced the Quest Glendalough, Gaelforce West and...

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