Rowing 3,000 Miles Across The Atlantic Ocean

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 3,000 Miles Across The Atlantic Ocean

100km Indoor Rowing World Record

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

Tough Girl Podcast Part 3

Welcome to part 3 of the 7 Woman 7 Challenges Tough Girl Podcast. I feature at 2:47.30 Minutes before this interview, I was busy having a battle with myself….. “Shall I pretend everything is ok and be positive?” or “shall I tell the truth and say I’m having a hard time with fundraising?” After an extremely full day (video diary below) it seemed the latter happened. I’ve … Continue reading Tough Girl Podcast Part 3

Radio Interview with BBC Essex

21/03/17That was exciting!  I just got interviewed on The Ronnie Barbour Show on BBC Essex Radio. After getting to grips with doing interviews on the Tough Girl podcast, I didn’t feel as nervous as I usually do and arrived all prepared with cue cards in case I got tongue tied. It turns out Ronnie didn’t even ask much about my rowing challenge. He had been delving into … Continue reading Radio Interview with BBC Essex