September 28, 2018

Maggie Alphonsi is one of the most well-known names in women’s sports teams and has an astounding record to prove it. Before retiring in 2014, she’d represented England on The England women's national rugby union team 74 times, including a Rugby World Cup win. During her career on the team, Maggie scored 28 tries and helped England win a record-breaking 7 consecutive Six Nations crowns. With a ba...

September 25, 2018

Katy 'KP' Parrott has been described as “Tinkerbell crossed with the Terminator”. Katy found her passion for adventure at a young age and when she was 17 went on an expedition to Nepal. Her love of nature and the outdoors led her to gain a First in Biology from the University of Bath and a Masters in wildlife film making for which she had to make a video out in the wilds of Bulgaria.     She w...

September 21, 2018

Is your anxiety holding you back? Maybe you dream of embarking on an expedition or taking on a challenge, but your fears stop you from even trying. Eventually, you find yourself in a comfortable, everyday routine but those dreams of adventure are still there. How do you overcome your fears and anxiety to get out there? Paula McGuire is an anxiety survivor, unlikely adventurer, and author of Must Try...

September 18, 2018

Jane has travelling and lived all over the world, she is a qualified solicitor and would describe herself as a ‘soft’ adventurer. Her adventures have included hiking over 750 km along an old pilgrim trail from France and across northern Spain to Santiago de Compostella; rafting and canoeing for 17 days on the Zambesi River; and travelling across China by overland truck before heading down Pakistan’s...

September 14, 2018

I could never do that. Where on Earth will I find the time? I don’t think it’s even possible. These are the things we tell ourselves when we set aside our dreams and march on in our perfectly normal everyday lives. Are you guilty of holding yourself back this way? Zoe Langley-Wathen was until she found the spark she needed to embark on an incredible journey. Zoe came on the Tough Girl Challenges Po...

September 11, 2018

A paralyzing sports-related accident gave Tricia the opportunity to decide whether to give up or to get her grit on. It was time to get tough. Tricia embarked on a journey of self-discovery and explored her inner strength and the essence of the human spirit. Through grit, determination, and mental toughness, Tricia used the lessons she learned through her injury and rehabilitation and is now a competi...

September 7, 2018

When facing your next big challenge, one of the most important things to prepare is your mindset. While having all the right equipment and technical knowledge is essential, it is your mental health that’s going to help you make decisions in the moment. Felicity Aston MBE is an author, speaker, expedition leader and former Antarctic scientist whose learned the mental preparation necessary for survivin...

September 4, 2018

2018 CHALLENGE Cycling the Pacific Coast Highway & the Baja Divide! Being interviewed by Caroline Wellingham from Raise the Bar Life Coaching. On the 4th September I will fly out to Vancouver. On the 10th September 2018 - I will be cycling over 4,000km down the Pacific Coast Highway to San Diego, before crossing the border into Mexico to cycle the Baja Divide to Cabo San Lucas.   I will be sharing a...

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