August 31, 2018

Ultra-endurance cyclist Juliana Buhring is a Guinness World Record holder for being the fastest woman to cycle around the world. In the process of accomplishing numerous physical feats such as her world cycle and overcoming difficult dark periods, Juliana has cultivated incredible inner-strength. Juliana shared on the Tough Girl Challenges podcast how she melded difficult life experiences with great...

August 28, 2018

“Inspired by Tough Girl Challenges. I quit my depressing job, faced a huge fear of cycling alone, met amazing people, cycled 1009 miles. It was a big life-changing decision, so happy I did it.” During this podcast we learn more about Janine’s journey into fitness from running the London marathon to training for her first ironman, we learn why she started her blog and where she hopes to...

August 25, 2018

The days are flying by not and it’s not long to go before I’ll be hoping on a plan and flying to Vancouver! I’m so excited, I’ve heard so many great things about Vancouver and I can’t wait to explore the city. I’m meeting a great friend of mine over there, Camilla who I’ve know since I was 18! We’ve done a lot of travelling together and she has to be one of the best planners there is. I’ve very happi...

August 24, 2018

Deciding to run thousands of miles is an incredibly intimidating decision to make, especially when you haven’t done anything like it before. Elise Downing was brave enough to make that decision and become the first woman and the youngest person to run 5,000 miles around the British Coast. Just two years after running her first half marathon, Elise was setting off for a grand running adventure. She ma...

August 21, 2018

For the past 4 years, Terra has been walking solo and unsupported around Australia. On the 2nd May 2018 Terra became the first woman to walk the 17,000kms + to complete this challenge. Throughout the last 20 to 30 years having the freedom to roam has helped Terra in many ways including physical and mental health, self-awareness and peace. During this podcast, Terra shares more about the challenges...

August 17, 2018

Born with a brilliantly positive attitude and a determination to take on whatever challenge her heart desires, Squash Falconer has done the impossible over and over again. In fact, Squash was the first British woman to climb and paraglide from the summit of Mount Blanc, which she rode to on a motorbike all the way from the UK. From climbing Muztagata to Everest, Squash knows what it takes to push you...

August 16, 2018

So delighted to be able to add to the academic conversation about #podcasting. Thank you to Dario Llinares for taking the time to interview me for this academic text

August 15, 2018

Online Workshop - How to build your adventure business - blogging & podcasting!

August 14, 2018

Katy Willings is the Mongol Derby Chief, and erstwhile Chief of Adventures at The Adventurists.  Based in Bristol, UK, she was a junior international dressage rider in her teens.  She rode in the inaugural Mongol Derby, the world's longest horse race, in 2009, sparking a later endurance riding career which saw her compete up to 120kms internationally, and became a full-time Adventurist in 2010, wo...

August 13, 2018

I was delighted to be able to speak to Alex from All Things Sport Podcast - we discussed a range of topics, from why I decided to leave my city job, starting a blog which no one read, how I’m using the power of podcasting to increase the amount of female role models in the media. We also talk about some of the challenges I’ve done, from running the Marathon des Sables to thru hiking the Appalachian Tr...

August 10, 2018

Rosalind “Roz" Savage MBE completely turned her life around from a career in management consulting to a life of adventure. After deciding to leave everything stable and secure behind, Roz set out to become an ocean rower and raise awareness for sustainable living. Today, Roz is the only woman to have rowed across the world’s “Big Three” oceans, a span of over 15,000 miles! This record-setting ad...

August 7, 2018

Nicola "Nicky" Spinks is a 51 year old, British long distance runner, specialising in fell running, Nicky has over 16 years' experience of fell and ultra running, successfully completing ten 24 hour Rounds holding the record for the Ladies Lakeland 24 hour round with 64 Peaks in 23.15 hours. She also held the Ladies records for all three UK rounds; BG 18.06, Paddy 19.02 and Ramsay 19.39...

August 3, 2018

Leanne Spencer was a stressed-out executive suffering from burnout and alcoholism when she decided to completely redesign her life at age 37. After finding joy in working as a personal trainer, Leanna built her business to found Bodyshot Performance. Today, she thrives as an entrepreneur, author, and speaker. Transforming your life often begins with stepping into the discomfort zone. Leanne has made...

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