Badass Outdoor Women
Highlighting individual women who inspire us with their strength, courage, and adventurous spirits in the great outdoors.
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Sophie Power is an ultra-runner with an impressive CV including the MDS, running for Great Britain at Spartathlon, and completing the UTMB. It was during this particular race that a photo, taken of Sophie whilst she breastfed her 3-month-old at the checkpoint in Courmayeur, went viral and sparked debates around the world. #SophiePower #EverythingEndurancePodcast #UTMB #WillRoberts #BeyondTheUltimate #WomenInSport #TMB #TourDuMontBlanc
On August 21, 2010, Laura Dekker—then just fourteen years old—began an incredible journey from the Netherlands in a run-down forty-foot boat. When she sailed it into port in Simpson Bay, St. Martin, seventeen months later, she became the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone. #LauraDekker #SailingSolo #OneGirlOneDream #MaidenTrip #LauraDekkerDocumentary #Sailing #TimWhite #SailingSoloAroundTheWorld
In 2018, Emelie Forsberg went back to her homeland to attempt a Fastest Known Time (FKT) in the Kungsleden Trail, a hiking trail in the Swedish Lapland that boasts spectacular wilderness and is usually crossed by hikers in no less than 15 days. She completed the 450km trail in 4 days and 21 hours, beating the current FKT, held since 2017. Plus information on the trail from Hikers, Skiers and Swedish Tourism. #EmelieForsberg #Kungsleden #Salomon #Sweden #LongDistancePaths #Hiking #KingsTrail
Jill Heinerth and her team decided they would become the first-ever to cave dive inside an iceberg after B-15, an iceberg ‘the size of Jamaica,’ broke away from Antarctica. Jill Heinerth is a professional cave diving explorer and underwater filmmaker. She’s done work for PBS, National Geographic and the BBC, and she’s one of the most accomplished cave divers on the planet. Accompanied by expert diver Paul Heinerth and underwater cinematographer Wes Skiles, Jill Heinerth captained the expedition
Mental training, melting glaciers and some groundbreaking sends. Our latest interview is with a serious inspiration of ours and a great role model for young climbers around the world: Hazel Findlay! #climbing #inspiration #GirlPower #hazelfindlayclimbing
"When I showed up on competition day, there were 55 male skiers, 26 female skiers, 18 male snowboarders — and 9 female snowboarders. .. I want women represented in the sport. I regret the years of progression I wasted because I was scared to fail." Competitions are about progress and growth, not just notoriety, sponsorships or podium results. Picking herself back up from a journey through anxiety, this snowboarder finds confidence in competing. Click to read on!