Interview: Epic Elise Wortley treks the Himalayas

Just in time for International Women’s Day,here’s my interview with inspiring adventurer Elise Wortley, who is following in the footsteps of legendary female explorer Alexandra David-Neél in the Indian Himalayas with an all-female team. Meet Elise Wortley. She’s very likely…

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Interview: adventurous filmmaker Jen Randall

I’m very excited about this one: an interview with the uber-inspiring Jen Randall, multi award-winning filmmaker and the lady behind the lens of The Bothy Project, Operation Moffat and new, heart-plucking documentary Psycho Vertical, based on the autobiography of big…

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Interview: Jessica Pearson, creator of The Space Outside

A chat with Jessica Pearson, the creator of The Space Outside, a beautiful short film that will inspire you to take courage and head outdoors. Jessica is a woman on a mission – to get women outdoors, out of their…

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Interview with TransAmazonica cyclist Pip Stewart

Combining epic adventure with a strong ecological message, you won’t be able to help feeling inspired by Pip Stewart’s TransAmazonica expedition. She and World Record cyclist Reza Pakravan hit the road through Brazil and Peru, cycling the breadth of the…

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Interview: Cal Major of Paddle Against Plastic

Meet awesome eco warrior Cal Major, a lady on a mission to save our seas. She’s the founder of Paddle Against Plastic, aiming to inspire others to care for the environment through adventure, and recently paddle boarded the length of…

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Ten easy switches to limit your plastic use

The awesome Cal Major, founder of of Paddle Against Plastic, shares ten ways you can cut down on plastic use in every day life. Change up your lifestyle with these tweaks to do a little bit more to save the…

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Interview: Philippa Cox rode a bike the length of Europe

The inspiring and intrepid Philippa Cox quit her job, packed her panniers and set off for an epic 5,000 mile bike journey from Nordkapp, the most northern point of Norway, to Tarifa, the southernmost point of Spain. She told me…

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At home with Olympic cyclist Laura Trott and DFS

It takes a gruelling training regime and a whole lot of passion to prep for the Olympics, even if you’re as talented as gold medallist Laura Trott. DFS, sponsors of Team GB, have been working with the team’s rising stars…

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Interview: how to quit your day job and head to the mountains

Ever felt the urge to swap city life for snowy hills, chalet living and skiing in your lunch break? Kat and Al Judge did too, and in 2010 they upped sticks to the beautiful snow-clad mountains of Morzine to start…

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Interview: Sophie Wilford rode the Mongol Derby

In 2015 veterinary surgeon Sophie Wilford took on the toughest horse race in the world. Modelled on Chinggis Khaan’s postal route across the Mongolian steppes, the Mongol Derby, run by the crazy cats at The Adventurists, involves navigating 1000km of…

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Interview: pro freeride snowboarder Angelica Sykes

Get seriously inspired by Angelica Sykes, a British pro snowboarder who is tearing up the mountains are a freerider. I first met the lovely Angelica when we were both seasonnaires in Cervinia, in Italy. She was already getting into boarding…

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Interview: Life in a log cabin

A chat with the fab Jenni of The Thrifty Magpie’s Nest about quitting the city to live in a cabin in the woods. Warning: you will feel a compulsive desire to up sticks and own some chickens after reading this.

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Interview: BBC Frozen Planet director Elizabeth White

Film maker Elizabeth White, who basically has the best job in the entire world, on dodging polar bears in the Arctic and meeting sea gypsies in Sulawesi.

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Interview: Freediving champion Rebecca Coales

Meet diver, yoga instructor and part mermaid Rebecca Coales, a freediving record holder who can swim 587ft under water on a single breath.

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Interview: Adventurer Alastair Humphreys

A chat with Microadventures author Alastair Humphreys on pedalling across the planet, singing in public and escaping to the wilderness.

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Interview: Wildlife wonder woman Sally Snow

A chat with Sally Snow, zoologist, documentary maker and self-proclaimed ‘environment bum’, on saving whale sharks in the Philippines and wanting to be Eliza Thornberry when she grows up.

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