Check out the Tough Girl podcast where host, Sarah Williams, delves in deep and asks all the questions about my Atlantic rowing challenge. Sarah doesn’t hold back and rewinds to the time whe I owned a beauty salon. Then she comes all the way to mid-Atlantic and finds out what it was like to live on a small ocean rowing boat with 3 near-strangers. I … Continue reading Tough Girl Podcast Extra: Atlantic Row
In 2018 I rowed 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain to the Carribean. The journey took 43 days, rowing non-stop throughout the day and night in 2-hour shifts. My team and I never got more than 1.5 hours to sleep at a time. We took part in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge along with 28 other boats. We pushed hard and placed 10th … Continue reading Rowing Across The Atlantic
On Saturday 6th May 2017, I joined the Sub 7 indoor rowing team, to set a new World record for the fastest team to row 100km. Rowing 20 strokes at maximum effort, followed by 4.5 minutes rest for 5.5 hours non-stop seemed doable, but it turned out it was tougher than it sounds. We rowed 100km in 5:36:30.5 and now have confirmation from Concept2 that we are … Continue reading 100km Indoor Rowing World Record
08/03/19I’ve just got in from a training session in the shed. It really is as grim as it sounds. It’s a bog-standard 5m x 2m wooden shed which I imagine was bought from somewhere like B&Q. It’s not top of the range, full of damp, with a plastic window covered in moss and a buckled door. The luxury! My Concept2 rowing machine sits right in … Continue reading Who Turned Off The Lights???
Sunday 06/09/15 After a busy day working with Ben and Karl taking down the obstacles from the Spartan Race Cambridge event, we all head back to the staff house for some important administration. Tonight is the night we fill out our Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge application forms and send our first instalment of our registration fee to Atlantic Campaigns. It’s a good job I felt … Continue reading It’s Official! I’m Rowing Across the Atlantic