Tough Girl Podcast

By Sarah Williams

The Tough Girl Podcast is all about inspiring and motivating YOU! I will be interviewing inspirational women from around the world, who’ve faced and overcome difficult challenges and situations, they will share their story, their knowledge and provide advice and essential tips for you to overcome your own personal challenges.

  1. 1.
    Natalie Warren - Author of  Hudson Bay Bound: Two Women, One Dog, Two Thousand Miles to the Arctic
    48:14
  2. 2.
    Jai Bharathi - Award winning Motorcyclist, Traveller & Author. Over 100,000+ kms on motorcycles through 7 countries.
    37:06
  3. 3.
    Ann Raiho - A 2,000-mile journey by paddle from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay
    31:48
  4. 4.
    Alina “Abstract” Drufovka - Colombian-American artist and thru hiker (Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail & Israel National Trail).
    51:06
  5. 5.
    Sacha Dench - an award-winning conservationist, adventurer and UN ambassador for Migratory Species.
    35:54
  6. 6.
    Live video edition of the Tough Girl Podcast featuring PHASE Worldwide Patron Rosie Swale Pope MBE.
    48:53
  7. 7.
    Mariam Berrada - The @hijabi.hiker who is excited about sharing her journey into the outdoors #DiversifyOutdoors
    31:07
  8. 8.
    Tania Aebi - solo circumnavigation of the globe in a 26-foot sailboat between the ages of 18 and 21, making her the first American woman and the youngest person (at the time) to sail around the world!
    45:33
  1. 9.
    Shadi Ganjavian-Connor - Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society and IBG Philanthropist, Adventurer, and founder of Team GC. #DareToBeDifferent
    47:30
  2. 10.
    Liv Arnesen - First woman in the world to ski solo and unsupported to the South Pole (1994) – a 50-day expedition of 745 miles (1,200 km)
    41:15
  3. 11.
    Winnie Poaty - Congolese open water swimmer. Mental Wellness Advocate.
    36:09
  4. 12.
    Marie Cheng - Avid outdoor and adventure enthusiast, dog mum, and founder of Three Peaks Adventures.
    46:42
  5. 13.
    Sue Barrett - First ‘Adventure Queen’ Grant Winner - A mother and daughter human powered mountain adventure of 1,300 miles, through 8 countries along the spine of the Alps.
    59:08
  6. 14.
    TOUGH GIRLS TALK ABOUT: ENDURANCE & MENTAL RESILIENCE
    1:03:58
  7. 15.
    Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner the first woman to scale all 14, 8,000-meter peaks without the use of supplementary oxygen.
    1:19:54
  8. 16.
    Yui Pow Redford - First Asian woman to visit every sovereign country in the world!
    44:39
  9. 17.
    Ashley Manning - A plus-size adventurer who promotes body inclusion, equity and diversity in the outdoors.
    51:38
  10. 18.
    Dani Reyes-Acosta - Athlete, advocate, and storyteller rewriting the narrative of who plays outside
    43:56
  11. 19.
    Helen Mort - Poet & Author - ‘Never Leave The Dog Behind’ who explores the relationship between people, dogs and the great outdoors.
    48:17
  12. 20.
    Lee Vue - Paddling the Mississippi River (2,300+ miles) and her team winning first place in the Women’s Voyageur Division in the Yukon River Quest, paddling 444 miles in 53 hours.
    51:59
  13. 21.
    EmmaLucy Cole - The joys and challenges of being a solo woman researcher, explorer and biker. Sharing more about spending 2 years with a Bedouin tribe in Sinai.
    49:09
  14. 22.
    Monisha Rajesh - Author of “Around the World in 80 Trains”, Nat Geo Traveller Book of the Year.
    53:45
  15. 23.
    Kat Young - Hiker & Blogger at Attitude over Ability - Hiking the Coast to Coast UK, Alpine Pass Route, Switzerland and the South Island of New Zealand.
    49:02
  16. 24.
    Santia Deck - Professional athlete making history as the highest paid Female Professional American Footballer.
    38:54
  17. 25.
    Kim Ingleby - International Award Winning Mind & Body Coach. Passionate about helping people embrace fear, grow their confidence, and take action.
    52:45
  18. 26.
    Sophia Danenberg - The first African American and first Black woman to climb Mount Everest.
    50:08
  19. 27.
    Lauren Woodwiss - Setting the WR for the fastest female pair to row the Atlantic Ocean & 8 weeks later coming 4th female in the Marathon des Sables!
    59:18
  20. 28.
    Genny Brown - Aiming to be the first Aruban to ski to the South Pole and raise awareness on the devastating effects of Lyme Disease.
    48:36
  21. 29.
    Katie Holmes - Independent sports historian writing about women's distance running and sharing stories of female runners over 50.
    42:01
  22. 30.
    Nazia Khatun -  An award winning fitness specialist, connecting neuroscience and fitness to help you fall in love with yourself
    42:05
  23. 31.
    Renata Chlumska  - Adventure athlete who became the first Swedish and Czech woman to climb Mount Everest and in 2005 did a circumnavigate of the lower 48 States of the United States by her own power.
    46:55
  24. 32.
    Alice Dearing - British Marathon swimmer. World and European Junior Champion. Co-founder of Black Swimming Association.
    49:32
  25. 33.
    Jeannette McGill - 1st South African woman to summit Manaslu, the 8th highest mountain in the world.
    49:59
  26. 34.
    Lola Akinmade Åkerström - Award-winning writer and travel photographer exploring culture through food, tradition, and lifestyles.
    38:41
  27. 35.
    Jen McMahon and Kara Wilson - Road to 50 Miles
    45:57
  28. 36.
    Alison Walker - UK-based Malaysian ultra-runner completing the Smog Graham Round running over 300-kilometres in 54 hours and 33 minutes
    40:58
  29. 37.
    Gillian Larson - Thru-rider, riding over 10,000 miles through the most remote and wild places in the US with her equine teammates.
    58:07
  30. 38.
    Megan Al-Ghailani - Youngest woman to run from John O’Groats to Lands End (JOGLE) completely solo and unsupported.
    50:55
  31. 39.
    Charlotte Fowles - The Executive Adventurer, solo hiking whilst on chemotherapy & crossing the Australian outback in a 4x4 truck!
    55:37
  32. 40.
    Marinel de Jesus - Lawyer, writer, avid mountain trekker and a full-time global mountain nomad #BeAPeakExplorer
    48:11
  33. 41.
    Chemmy Alcott - 4X Winter Olympian and one of Great Britain’s greatest ever skiers!
    46:01
  34. 42.
    Namira Salim - Space Diplomat, Future Astronaut, & Pioneering Polar Explorer!
    49:23
  35. 43.
    Jean Muenchrath - Hiking, skiing and exploring wild places. Author of, “If I Live Until Morning, A True Story of Adventure, Tragedy and Transformation”
    50:51
  36. 44.
    Tazneem Anwar - aka Taz @ThisHijabiRuns. Championing diversity in running. Founder and Run Leader at Wycombe Women's Run Club.
    49:31
  37. 45.
    Katie Visco - Adventurer and ultra endurance runner - Ran across America 2009 and ran across Australia in 2019!
    54:15
  38. 46.
    Amazin LeThi - Athlete and Global Advocate for LGBTQ equality in sports
    58:08
  39. 47.
    Amy Palmiero-Winters - Extreme Ultra Endurance Athlete and first female amputee to finish Western States and the Badwater Ultramarathon!
    1:10:35
  40. 48.
    Loretta Claiborne - Special Olympics Athlete, World-class runner and motivational speaker.
    40:50
  41. 49.
    Tracy Edwards MBE - Round the World Sailor and Social Activist currently running The Maiden Factor Foundation fighting for the rights of all girls to an education
    50:06
  42. 50.
    Susan Doram - Covert Adventurer, Pfaffing & spending 2.5 years cycling around the world!
    50:03

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