Some exciting opportunities in this email (scroll down if you like ocean rowing or live in Devon). Next week, expect some gear testing opportunities coming up too!
Aries Susanti Rahayu broke the world speed climbing record. Watch her fly up the wall here. It takes her less than 7 seconds to get to the top.
Maggie Guterl won the "race with no end" aka the 250 mile Big Dog Backyard Ultra. Article here.
Alyssa Carson is trying to be the first person to stand on Mars https://nasablueberry.com/
Here's an article with adventure film recommendations with a female focus: https://gearjunkie.com/best-female-adventure-outdoor-films-documentaries-5point
Bike Survey report that the growth in cycling is apparently due to more women taking up the sport. https://www.bikeradar.com/news/sport-england-active-lives-survey-2019/
And not something you see every day - Kung Fu trained Nuns who cycled across the Himilayas to raise awareness about human trafficking. Article here.
Some Open Water Swimmers doing great things and trying to beat world records here.
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GirlsWhoDare2020 are looking for a crew-mate:
"So how many of you would like to race across the Pacific Ocean in a 24ft rowing boat for 50 days, 19hrs and 14 mins? (Current world record!) We have a vacancy!!"
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you're interested.
Adventure Grants for 16-19yr olds
"Do you know a young person living in Devon aged 16-19yrs and looking for a life changing adventure next summer? Fully funded places now available on #SkillsforLife Award thru Sir Francis Chichester Trust."
More details: http://chichestertrust.org
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
IT'S GOING TO BE HARD, BUT HARD IS NOT IMPOSSIBLE
- Chuck Palahniuk
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