Making Waves

Fitness for Offshore Sailors: Q&A with Liz Wardley; Ep 6

August 11, 2014. Round Britain Island Race Day 1 - OBR content Team SCA
Team SCA [Corinna Halloran]

Liz shares her personal fitness training to prepare for long periods at sea and the arduous physical demands of the Volvo Ocean Race

In the final episode of this six-part series on Offshore Sailor’s Fitness, sailor and Volvo Ocean Race veteran Liz Wardley, who is also a personal trainer, shares her daily training program. 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: Team SCA/Corinna Halloran
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