Facing my fear of water to help save the planet

Facing my fear of water to help save the planet

Facing my fear of water to help save the planet My husband Jason Lewis is a Guinness World Record-setting adventurer. I am an animal rescuer from Colorado with no experience at sea, no ability to swim and a deep-seated lifelong fear of water. I am currently on a...
SWIM: one woman’s journey coping with grief.

SWIM: one woman’s journey coping with grief.

SWIM: one woman’s journey coping with grief. When I was young, all my best birthdays were spent in the valley – picnic on the banks and swimming in the rivers with my favourite people. I was lucky enough to grow up in the Lake District in England, where there’s...
Being a Woman In Adventure

Being a Woman In Adventure

Being a Woman In Adventure I’m Patricia Berthelier, a dedicated 63-year-old French mountain bike and gravel bikepacker, and I’ve become addicted to ultra-distance bikepacking! I started cycling at the age of 40 and took part in my first Etape du Tour two...
Opportunity: Women’s Outdoor Leadership Course

Opportunity: Women’s Outdoor Leadership Course

Opportunity: Women’s Outdoor Leadership Course Here at the Outward Bound Trust, we believe that role models matter to the young people we work with and so we want to play a part in providing opportunities for the next generation of great female leaders. 50% of...

Health

Health I am training for my first two 100m rides, after having had a kidney transplant (which is failing) and a heart attack. I am 47 and have never felt fitter. The determination to succeed at being as healthy as I can is what drives me, bearing in mind that just two...