Offshore Sailor and Personal Fitness Trainer Liz Wardley explains the hurdles that face female sailors in the Volvo Ocean Race
In episode five of this six-part series on Offshore Sailor’s Fitness, sailor and Volvo Ocean Race veteran Liz Wardley, who is also a personal trainer explains the type of hurdles to overcome in the Volvo Ocean race. Liz is currently working in the Volvo Ocean Race boatyard in Lisbon preparing for the 2017-8 Edition of the Volvo Ocean Race. Liz has also perfected the art of StandUp Paddle-boarding too as well as ocean kayaking; pretty much anything on the water.
Special thanks to Abby Ehler and The Magenta Project which was established following Team SCA and the 2014-5 Volvo Ocean Race. The Magenta Project aims to advance women in the sport of professional sailing, and promote inclusion, diversity and positive female role models in society at large.
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Photo: Corinna Halloran / Team SCA