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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.

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.
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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.

Twitter:

@_TOUGH_GIRL

Language:

English


Episodes

Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent is a travel writer, TV producer and director of Edge Expeditions. She set an unlikely Guinness World Record for driving a tuk tuk 12,500 miles from Bangkok to Brighton!

1/16/2018
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Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent is a travel writer, TV producer and director of Edge Expeditions. She’s written three books, penned numerous articles for magazines, set an unlikely Guinness World Record for driving a tuk tuk 12,500 miles from Bangkok to Brighton and filmed in remote locations from Bolivia to Borneo and beyond. Her latest book, Land of the Dawn-lit Mountains: A Journey Across Arunachal Pradesh – India’s Forgotten Frontier. Show notes Destinations Website Social Media Website -...

Duration: 00:49:02


Maria Leijerstam is a Welsh British polar adventurer who was the first person to cycle to the South Pole from the edge of the continent in 2013

1/9/2018
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Maria Leijerstam is a Welsh British polar adventurer and a Wales 2016 Year of Adventure ambassador. She was the first person to cycle to the South Pole from the edge of the continent in 2013. Leijerstam started her expedition on the Ross Ice Shelf at the edge of the Antarctic continent. She cycled for 10hrs to 17hrs each day with no rest days, and the total distance cycled was 638 km (396 mi). Leijerstam cycled a uniquely designed, three wheeled Polar Cycle, a modernised form of polar...

Duration: 00:56:00


BETH FRENCH - The Quick Fire Round!! #swimming #training #cake

1/4/2018
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Follow Beth on Social Media http://bethfrench.co.uk@bethsbigswim https://twitter.com/bethsbigswimhttps://www.instagram.com/bethfrenchlives/https://www.facebook.com/bethfrenchlives/ ****************************************************** If you have questions about me, the podcast, what I’m doing… then please check out my website https://www.toughgirlchallenges.com/ If you want to do more to help increase the amount of female role models in the media, please, subscribe to the podcast in...

Duration: 00:11:01


Beth French - Ocean Swimmer, Inspirational Speaker. Recovering from ME- and bringing up her son.

1/2/2018
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Beth French, an ultra-marathon open-sea ocean swimmer who was once a Buddhist nun, a single mother who home schools her autistic son and an adventurer who suffered from a crippling illness (M.E. aka Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) in her youth. During this podcast we speak to Beth about her journey to swim across the seven most dangerous sea-channels in the world, an official challenge called ‘Oceans Seven'. For extreme swimmers it’s the ultimate test; only a handful of people have ever...

Duration: 01:08:07


FINAL PART - 7 Women - 7 Challenges

12/31/2017
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What a journey it has been! There have been high points (a new baby!), low points (trying to raise £21K), focus, dedication, commitment, success and failure. New skills have been learned, new challenges ticked off bucket lists and fears overcome. I would like to extend a massive thank you to all of the seven women who have been involved in this project since December 2016. It is not easy to put yourself out there, and to share your story with the world (the tough girl podcast is listened...

Duration: 02:51:31


Reflecting on 2017 and plans for 2018!

12/30/2017
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2017! What a year it has been!! So much has been achieved, but where has the time gone? The weeks have disappeared and flown by! I for one am so excited to be able to look back on the year and see what I've learned on this journey! Here is to a fantastic 2018 as well!! You can listen to my reflections on 2016 and plans for 2017 here - https://www.toughgirlchallenges.com/single-post/2016/12/30/Tough-Girl-Reflections-for-2016-Plans-for-2017 Show notes

Duration: 00:36:12


Megan Hine - Survival Expert, Expedition leader, and Adventure Catalyst.

12/26/2017
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Megan has spent time working and living with native communities all around the world, from the San bushmen in Africa to the Sami reindeer herders in the Arctic to the Iban jungle dwellers in Borneo and many more. Most of her expeditions involve working closely with native peoples and she always aims to support local communities where possible. Megan’s primal drive to travel and explore means she can often be found breaking trail through waist deep snow, swinging in her hammock in the...

Duration: 00:51:56


Laura Kennington - kayaking in Russia, cycling the Wild Atlantic Way and circumnavigating 3 of the Channel Islands in an extreme triathlon!

12/19/2017
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Laura is a British adventure athlete with a passion for the endurance capability of the human body. A strong believer in the positive impact that adventure and sport can have on children and adults alike, Laura uses her human powered journeys as a platform to inspire and encourage others to get outside. Previous adventures include solo kayaking in Russia, solo cycling the world's longest coastal route in Ireland and circumnavigating three of the Channel Islands using three different...

Duration: 00:53:18


Della Parsons - Quit her job to sail around the world with Clipper Yacht Race!

12/12/2017
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An adrenaline junkie, Della has completed marathons, 100km walks and skydives, and is currently into walking, cycling and photographing nature along the way. Della was a circumnavigator on Hull and Humber in the 09-10 Clipper Race and then returned for numerous legs of the 11-12 race as a videographer/producer with then Clipper Race documentary makers, North One. She now works for Clipper helping to inspire other people to take on the challenge of a life time! During this podcast we...

Duration: 01:12:17


Jen Bricker - Accomplished acrobat and aerialist….. born without legs

12/5/2017
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Jen was born without legs & put up for adoption, her amazing adoptive family, gave her one simple rule, “Never say the word, Can’t.” As a child, she was obsessed with gymnastics, and her idol was gold-medalist, Dominique Moceanu. Seemingly against all odds, she went on to compete against able-bodied athletes, and became a State Champion in power tumbling. As part of her story, and also as a twist of fate, she later learned that her childhood gymnastics idol, Dominique Moceanu, was...

Duration: 00:58:06


Anna Blackwell - The Going-on of an Adventurer! Walking 500 and 1000 miles across France and Spain along ancient pilgrimage routes

11/28/2017
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Anna Blackwell - The Going-on of an Adventurer! Walking 500 and 1000 miles across France and Spain along ancient pilgrimage routes Anna is a 24-year-old adventurer who has a love of the great outdoors and pushing her limits. This has led her to completing a series of adventures over the last few years: trekking across the wilderness of arctic Sweden with just reindeer for company, walking 500 and 1000 miles across France and Spain along ancient pilgrimage routes, summiting the highest...

Duration: 00:55:44


Melissa Urie - 2nd Women to ever finish the EPIC 5 - 5 Ironman in 5 days across 5 different islands in Hawaii!

11/21/2017
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Melissa Urie - Nurse from Australia who was the 2nd Women to ever finish the EPIC 5 - 5 Ironman in 5 days across 5 different islands in Hawaii! Melissa is the second woman ever to finish the Epic 5 - an event which consists of doing 5 Ironman distance triathlons (that’s 224km or 140 miles of swimming, cycling and running) every day over 5 days on 5 different Hawaiian Islands! Melissa lives in Melbourne, Australia working as a nurse. Show notes Learn more about Melissa Follow on...

Duration: 01:13:38


Alice Gartland - pursuing her passions of swimming, getting outdoors & eating cake!

11/13/2017
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Alice believes that learning to swim is a human right, and that whether you’re swimming your first 25metres, splashing in tarns or crossing the English Channel, swimming can empower our lives both in and out of the water. Alice discovered open water swimming after being knocked off her bike by a lorry on her way to work, the day before her 31 birthday. Waking up on the tarmac as commuter traffic circled around her, too busy to stop to help, she realised it was time to change her...

Duration: 01:01:09


Zoe Langley-Wathen - Walking Adventures include the South West Coastal Path, Wales Coast Path & Offa’s Dykh.

11/7/2017
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Zoe Langley-Wathen - Walking Adventures include the South West Coastal Path, Wales Coast Path & Offa’s Dykh. Show notes Twitter @WathWalk - https://twitter.com/wathwalk Facebook @WathWalk - https://www.facebook.com/WathWalk/

Duration: 01:10:43


Anoushé Husain - para-climber, Ambassador for @limbpower and public speaker, #AWA2017 winner for Sport and #SWOTY2017 Helen Rollason Award winner

10/31/2017
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Anoushé is a champion for all those experiencing barriers and self-limiting beliefs. Born missing her right arm below the elbow, living with multiple health conditions, a cancer survivor, a Muslim and coming from an ethnic minority, Anoushé has never let what society or culture thinks she should do limit her or dictate the direction of her life. She is constantly breaking the mould and challenging not only her own beliefs about her own potential but also that of society and her own...

Duration: 00:43:31


Adelaide Goodeve - Recovering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and going on to become an Ironman!

10/24/2017
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Adelaide suffered with moderately severe Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis - CFS/ME) for 3 years, along with other chronic conditions. Her life was transformed in 3 days with with the powerful combination of Neuro Linguistic Programming, life coaching and hypnosis. During this podcast we learn more about Adelaide and the personal journey she has been on to rebuild her life, and get back to full health and fitness. Adelaide has gone on to build her own adventure...

Duration: 01:03:52


PART 5 - 7 WOMEN - 7 CHALLENGES IN 2017

10/23/2017
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At the start of 2017 after feedback from the Tough Girl Tribe. I started 7 Women - 7 Challenges. Throughout the year I will be interviewing 7 women as we follow them on their journey of going after their own personal challenges. We will learn what really has to happen for people to achieve their goals, we will hear about their frustrations, disappointments, set backs, as well as their successes and achievements. It is real stories, from real women, living real lives. This is...

Duration: 03:33:35


Meike Stones “Powered By Me” - A year-long human-powered lifestyle adventure

10/17/2017
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Tough Girl - Meike Stones “Powered By Me” - A year-long human-powered lifestyle adventure Mieke Stones, is a 32-year old female living and working in London and the creator of Powered by Me, a year-long lifestyle adventure where she is only using human-powered transport to get to wherever she need to go. She has been bloging, vloging and fundraising along the way, hoping to raise as much money for different causes and to inspire others to see active travel as a viable and sustainable way...

Duration: 00:49:02


Christine Armstrong - Has just returned from 2 years cycling the world!

10/10/2017
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Christine and her husband Stephen, have always loved to cycle and cycling has played a huge part in their lives. During this podcast Christine shares more about how she got into cycling, why they decided to pack up and head off on an adventure of a lifetime! Show notes Blog http://www.christineandstephen.co.uk & on Twitter @CycleGBCoast

Duration: 00:49:19


Alex Mason - Co-founder of Love her Wild - quit her job in 2015 & thru hiked the PCT twice, before heading to NZ and Oz!

10/3/2017
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Alex has always has a love for the outdoors and has always been fiercely independent. Her love of adventure began when she first went travelling in Africa. In 2015 Alex hiked the Pacific Crest Trail, a 2700 mile trail that starts at the border of Mexico and goes through America to the border of Canada. Returning to work was an impossible task and after 4 months back in an office she quit to become a permanent adventurer. First stop back to America, second stop New Zealand (with a few...

Duration: 01:15:58

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