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...