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.
Most Recent Episode
Dr Suzie Imber - Associate Professor of planetary science at the University of Leicester, mountaineer, rower, rock climber, runner
2 days ago
Show notes Loving sports & science Coming from a sporty and academic family Playing lacrosse at school and University Deciding to take up high altitude mountaineering Climbing mountains in South America - Heading to Bolivia to climb 6,000 m peaks The struggles she faced at the start - dealing with the cold the wind and the altitude How she moved forward with mountaineering How she developed her skills with no money Climbing a non technical mountain and learning through experience The impact of altitude on her body The next mountain and heading to Alaska! Climbing Denali….with no guide Being stuck inside the tent for 12 days… The preparation that’s done in advance Summit night on Denali Fitting in climbing around her PhD Funding her expeditions to the Andes Collecting data and using the super computer! Identifying all of the mountains over 5,000 m in the Andes Finding Inca ruins on the summit of mountains Getting to name the mountains… 106 mountains over 6,000 metres…. Route planning in modern times Adjusting back to life after spending time out in the mountains TV opportunity and being approached by the BBC… Do you want to be an Astronaut?! The tests! Developing resilience Being taken outside her comfort zone Staying calm under pressure Wanting to go into space & astronaut selection.. Being back in the academic world Inspiring the younger generation with outreach programs Dreaming about the mountains…. Having balance in her life… getting up at 5am, running, getting to work at 7 am, work… Why routine is so important Learning languages… and why you have to challenge yourself and do things that you aren’t good at Persistence, working hard and developing skills Twitter - @SuzieImberSpace
Episodes of This Show
7 days ago
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