Tough Girl Podcast
About This Show
The Tough Girl Podcast is all about inspiring and motivating YOU!
I will be interviewing inspirational women from around the world, who’ve faced and overcome difficult challenges and situations, they will share their story, their knowledge and provide advice and essential tips for you to overcome your own personal challenges.
Please check out the Tough Girl Challenges website - www.toughgirlchallenges.com and follow on twitter @_TOUGH_GIRL.
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Tough Girl - Juliana Buhring - Ultra-endurance cyclist & Guinness World Record for Fastest Woman to Cycle the World!
7 days ago
Some of the amazing challenges Juliana has done… World Cycle 2012 On July 23 2012, Juliana Buhring set out from Naples, Italy to make the first women’s world record for fastest circumnavigation by bicycle. On December 22, 2012, she re-entered Naples with a total time of 152 days including flight transfers and 144 actual days peddled. Transcontinental Race 2013 In 2013, Juliana participated in the inaugural Transcontinental Race, the toughest unsupported race across Europe starting in London and ending in Istanbul, crossing the high cols of the Alps. Juliana was the only woman in the race, finishing in 12 days and placing 9th overall. Trans AM Race 2014 In June 2014, Juliana raced the inaugural Trans Am Bike Race. Starting in Astoria, Oregon, and finishing in Yorktown, Virginia, the race is 4,322 miles long, with 67,000 metres of total altitude. Buhring finished the race in 20 days and 23 hours, winning first place in the women’s category & 4th place overall. The Race Across America 2016 The Race Across America (RAAM) is one the most respected and longest running endurance sports events in the world. Racers must traverse 3000 miles across 12 states and climb over 170,000 vertical feet. This will be Juliana’s first supported ultra-cycling race and she is keen to discover how much further she can push herself within this category. Shownotes -Where Juliana is living at the moment and why she love Naples -Going back to when Juliana was growing up and what life was like for her growing up in a cult -Learning how to ride a bike at 30 and making the decision to cycle around the world -Dealing with tragedy and the death of her soulmate and how she struggled to bounce back -Deciding on the ultimate adventure of cycling around the world and finding out that no women had done this challenge before -Starting to train for the challenge and deciding on which bike to use & what route to take -Advice for listeners on how to get through the darkness and into the light -What Juliana’s learnt about inner strength and how you can get stronger - “if you’re going through hell keep on going” -Why you need to have a purpose and a reason to wake up in the morning. -Her world cycle trip & what she
Rated 5 out of
I can't even...
This girl is a massive inspiration! As another professional working to improve confidence and self-esteem in women and girls, it's great to listen to these amazing stories and get some great content to share. Keep up the great work, this is truly awesome stuff!
Date published: 2015-09-21
Rated 5 out of
It's my show - SO I LOVE IT!!!! But honestly...
It is an awesome podcast. I interview women who have done some amazing challenges, I spoken with and got top tips from, runners, swimmer, explores, women who have climbed mountains and rowed oceans. If you need some inspiration listen to this podcast!
Date published: 2015-09-17