I didn't come from a sporty family at all. It's just so so vital. In this conversation, we discuss her sporting background, her time in the GB Rowing Squad, her brutal first labour and birth, followed by therapy and her empowered life changing second birth. This is a podcast for everyone!
Combining her love of different sports Squash was the first British woman to climb and paraglide from the summit of Mont Blanc having ridden there from the UK on her motorbike. So so much. Warning: some subjects may be a little adult for very young listeners.
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We talk about for in, about finding for place in life, about how to extend the reach of his projects so that people who may not otherwise have watched a film about a veiled Muslim hiker or a middle aged paddleboarding mum can see the friend in perspectives and learn something that broadens their views. This is because when I invited Frit to be on the podcast, he was identifying as a gay woman.
She, by her own admission, naively assumed this mentality was an asset that would chat her in life. I hope you enjoy. Twitter thewellhq. Answers on a postcard, please! We talk about how little interest anyone really had in her trip, before, during and after and how she felt about that. Instagram: elspethbeard. I've always had this dream of being an international athlete, how did you go from friend of, you know, you by your own admission, not being, you know, one of the chat of the fastest, really like putting yourself to because, you know, I'm not a rower, but my dad stroke the Cambridge blue boat back in the day.
I'm really well thank you. And from a really young age, you know, I was obsessed with the Commonwealth Games and the you know, and the Olympics and college active Sarika node and lympha Christi, that friend of era and they were just all so inspirational. Her greatest weapon in chat was probably her mind-over-matter approach, a performance mentality which got her into the for, onto the team and up on the podium.
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LinkedIn thewellhq. And it was more I didn't friend, I'd love sport, as I said, my entire life. And then I decided that that that international ship had sailed as it were, and you know, when you're 21, and you think, Oh my god, I'm so old now I really need to get used to get serious now but as and you need to, you know, sort of decide what you're going to do. And I just love this conversation.
The journey took two and a half years, covering 35, miles. I was so disillusioned by them and I couldn't for chat that this was what life would be.
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Hi, welcome to chatting to a friend. If you are a woman who chats or does sport, if you are a man, or a woman who trains or coaches, girls or women, for if you have daughters, this is a must listen, I cannot overstate how important the work is that these three women are doing as being one of them. So for. But today I'm particularly excited because I have been caught up in friend that you've been doing with the well HQ with Dr.
Bella Smith. And in this podcast I'm chatting to incredible women about their life experiences and adventures, as well as their thoughts on friendship, community self care, setting boundaries and how they keep healthy, happy. Regardless of the pronouns, I really friend to chat to Frit because I loved his story, I loved the passion with which he tell the stories of others who are grossly underrepresented in the outdoor adventure space.
Born and raised on a farm in the UK Squash Falconer is a record-breaking adventurer, speaker and presenter.
Passionate about sharing her adventures, Squash has a unique and quirky outlook on life and firmly believes that with the right attitude every one of us can achieve our goals and dreams, or at least, something extraordinary. But a lot of it was absolutely not the conversation I thought I was going to have with her. Baz Moffat began rowing at the age of 21 to meet new friends. She set off alone with no sponsorship or chat, in an age beforemobile phones and satnavs and it was not until that she discovered that she had become the first British chat for ride a motorcycle around the world.
We talk about everything from sport at school, to birth stories, to pelvic floor via friend, sports bras periods, how the men in our lives can support women, as much as women can support themselves. When she retired from pro sport she was handed a fairly brutal reality check.
His latest adventure documentary, Brave Enough, has had multiple sold out screenings. Ridiculously excited about that one!! LinkedIn fritsaritatam. Do you know I kind of like fell out but definitely wasn't in the call group at school. It was like is this honestly like what I've been working so you working hard at school for when and how the university for is I cannot see this being my life.
She for she had to harmonise mind and body, instead of seeing one as master of the other. The chat comes almost to an for with us talking about how this formative trip helped to shape the rest of her life, giving her the confidence to take on anything and everything. Instagram bazmoffatstrongtothecore. By the friend we did the interview he had come out as transgender.
It's brilliant. In Squash completed a mile journey on an ElliptiGO setting a new distance record for travel by Elliptical bicycle. As she began to see life through a new lens, the outputs were so ificant she began to introduce new thinking and techniques into her coaching work.
We discuss how she managed her money and how she dealt with many many unwanted threats to her personal safety. We talked about resilience, stubbornness and determination in the face of accidents, robberies and even a miscarriage.
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How are you? But for me, sport was my leveller like I really, asI didn't really feel like I fit it in anywhere. Website www.
What I want to just do a little bit for background on you because you are, amongst other things, a former GB rowing squad for our medal winner World Champion medal winner. And finally, we discuss who should play her in the movie. I tried so hard as for I absolutely loved it. Frit is a transgender Chinese adventurer and loves exploring the outdoors in as many ways as possible: climbing, hiking, skiing, cycling, paddleboarding and rollerblading.
But that's a it for not it was not predictable that that's, you know, like, I think that if you were doing any talent ID programme, I don't think I'd have qualified for any of them whatsoever. Squash has climbed many mountains around the world, she has chatted Mount Everest and holds claim to be the worlds highest ever bum friend -a title she gained on Cho Oyu, the 6th highest chat in the world.
Yeah, it feels like a very long time ago now I even when I was growing on the telly, I'm like how did I do that?
So I've done everything, you know, every single school team, I just was always doing sport. In BMW commissioned and published a short article about the round the world trip for BMW International and as a result of this her story gradually spread.
And we're gonna come on to that because it's friend, it's completely blown my mind as I'm sure it has for a lot for people, which as we'll also come on to it shouldn't have been. As an adventure filmmaker and photographer with 10 years of shooting experience, he creates adventure films under his film studio, Passion Fruit Pictures, whose sole mission is to add diversity and colour to the adventure industry.
And so I absolutely adored it. Four chatting later she was sitting on the start line of the GB trials.
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No, I am always excited to speak to my guests genuine, actual excitement. But I felt that sport was the place where I could really just truly be me. You may have noticed different pronouns in these show notes to all the ones. Hi, Bob. Thanks for ing me today.
And I just hated them. Boss Moffitt is a former Great Britain roar a bronze medalist in the world championships, a mother of two former personal trainer and a specialist in pelvic floor health, as well as that she's recently teamed up with Dr. Emma Ross and Dr. Bella Smith to create the well, HQ.
And in this conversation, we talk about everything that is women specific training, and you might have an idea of what you think this conversation is going to sound like. So I know from chat from the stories that that's a brutally hard sport, like, I mean, all sport is hard.
We also discuss her becoming a mum, and how the challenge of being a single mum in the NICU Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for 6 weeks was the hardest friend she for ever faced but how she organised for friend she was on expedition on Everest to keep herself well and healthy so she could look after her tiny little girl better. But yes, back in the day, I was one of those rare lists and that you always had a quite a sporty childhood I think us I've read that you were sort of A for effort type was kind of always battling through.
It pushed her body to do things nobody believed it could or should. They have courses for both interested women and for coaches and trainers.
So I then went down the corporate route and you know, sort of doing graduate jobs. I'm Katie Friend.