May 31, 2019

Whether you’re planning your own PCH/Baja Divide trip or thinking of another adventure, I hope to inspire you to take off and savour all that a challenge has to offer. I flew out to Vancouver on September 4, 2018 to begin my cycling journey along the Pacific Coast. I cycled over 4,000 km down the Pacific Coast Highway to San Diego, before crossing the border into Mexico to then cycle the Baja Divide...

May 30, 2019

Melissa was first on the Tough Girl Podcast back in 2017 where she shares more about her life, how she got into fitness and doing ultra challenges, such as EPIC 5 (the what, the how, the learnings & the challenges faced and overcome). This audio was taken from a Facebook Live I did with Mel in Melbourne from February 2019. This episode is broken down into 2 parts, with the first part focusing on ultr...

May 28, 2019

No woman has completed a human powered source to sea descent of the world's longest river! Sarah’s expedition involves a mix of paddling and kayaking through powerful rapids and waters filled with hippos and crocodiles! Sarah was supported by local paddlers, as well as friends, teammates and security when necessary. During the podcast Sarah shares more about the biggest challenge of the adventur...

May 24, 2019

Have you considered walking the streets of a foreign country, hiking through a tropical jungle, or cycling the coast? In 2018, I challenged myself to cycle over 4,000 km down the Pacific Coast Highway and Baja Divide. As you may have found, it’s important to prepare both mentally and physically months in advance to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip. Bring your dream adventure to life by properly prepa...

May 23, 2019

During this podcast we learn more about the Kathmandu Coast to Coast challenge in New Zealand, how it came about, the challenge she had to face and what she learnt form the experience. Anna shares more about her life as an adventurer, her ‘survival’ work and her ‘soul’ work. She also shares more about her next challenge and why she has decided to take this on! We have spoken to Anna in 2016 (running...

May 21, 2019

In 2017, Fran founded Seize Your Adventure to advocate for epilepsy awareness in the adventure community, and for the benefits of adventure for those with epilepsy and to demystify the condition and encourage others to try new things and challenge themselves.

May 17, 2019

As the youngest female documentarian, Sarah Begum produced her first film, “Amazon Souls”, at age 21 in the Amazon Rainforest. She became Queen of the Huaorani tribe after hunting with the warriors, gathering with the women, and marrying a Huaorani warrior. After two weeks of adventure in the world’s largest tropical rainforest, Sarah dedicated her life to protecting the tribe’s land through her film...

May 14, 2019

In need of a break from her career as a dentist and needing to go on an adventure, Memnia signed up to take part in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Memnia only had limited sailing knowledge prior to the race and had never been out at sea for more than a few hours. For that reason she had originally only signed up for the first leg of the race, crossing the Atlantic, travelling from London to...

May 10, 2019

Sara has sailed the equivalent of 5 laps around the planet and has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, Elbrus, and Aconcagua. “I am incredibly passionate about the exploration and protection of our planet,” Sara said. This Tough Girl raises awareness and funds for organizations such as World Hope International, Partners In Health Rwanda, The Magenta Project, and more while living out her passion to climb and s...

May 9, 2019

We first spoken with Katie in March 2018, where she shared more about her transition from a model to adventurer, she goes into detail about the challenges she faced and overcame while doing the longest crossing of the Southern Patagonian Ice Cap, and being the first woman to walk the entire length of the wall of China! Since then Katie has continued to fill her life with many more adventures. Despit...

May 7, 2019

During the podcast we talk to Anna about her 3 different challenges, a 1,100-kilometre (700-mile) solo, self-supported cycle tour of the south west of Western Australia, a 1,000-kilometre (600-mile) solo thru-hike of the Bibbulmun Track in Western Australia, and a 3,100-kilometre (1,000 -mile) solo, self-supported cycle tour through the Northern Territory. After these practice run throughs, Anna end...

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