Jill changed the direction of her life when she decided to move to Alaska to follow her heart. After have her heart broken she recovered while riding in the 2009 Tour Divide — a 2,745-mile mountain bike race along the Continental Divide from Banff, Alberta, to Antelope Wells, New Mexico.
In 2014 Jill completed in the Freedom Challenge, a 1,400-mile mountain bike race across South Africa. Following on from that race, Jill went on to set a new women's fastest human-powered time while riding her bike across Alaska in the 2016 Iditarod Trail Invitational.
During the podcast we discuss the why, we discuss the motivation and we discuss her fears and how she still battles them everyday.
“Be Brave - Be Strong”
Learn more about Jill be visiting her blog or follow her on twitter @AlaskaJill
Corey is an American living the expat lifestyle in London. She started blogging in 2011 “Learning Patience” and has documented her adventures in cooking, running, traveling, and all things expat.
I’ll also be giving an update about the Tough Girl Tribe and what’s in store for 2017!
Learn more about Corey by visiting her website and following her on twitter @CoreyLearn
To see more episodes of the tough girl podcast check out - www.toughgirlchallenges.com
Cathy grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa, as a child she was not sporty and labelled herself as an academic. As a shy person, she embraced rock climbing at university and during this podcast we learn more about Cathy, her drive, and how she went onto become the fist women to climb Mount Everest from both sides.
Visit her website!
Cathy is on twitter @CathyODowd - I’m also on twitter @_TOUGH_GIRL
Here is a raw and unedited interview I did with Ali, where we discuss some of the big challenges I’ve faced in my life, from deciding to leave my job, coping with summit night on Mount Kilimanjaro, to training for and running the Marathon des Sables this April.
Ali will also be writing a blog post about our interview and this will be available on www.ithinksport.com.
Helping to raise awareness for Women’s Sport Week - organised by Women in Sport. #WSW2016
Learn more about ithinksport.com
Learn more about - Women’s Sport Week
Follow along on twitter #WSW2016
Kat is originally from Melbourne, she spent 7 years living in Tokyo before moving to London. After a knee operation she was forced to forget about running and sports and walking was the only activity she could do. So far her quest has taken her all over the world, on epic walks, from the Camino’s, the Shikoku 88 Temple Pilgrimage, as well as numerous short walks in the UK. Most recently she has completed the Pacific Crest Trail which stretches from Mexico to Canada!
During the podcast Kat shares her story, she shares top tips and advice and why she believes anyone can get out there and go for a walk!
Read more on Kat’s Blog - Following the Arrows
Check out www.toughgirlchallenges.com for more info!