Ep.13 with Frances Davies, Helen Butters and Niki Doeg ,The Yorkshire Rowers.

About this podcast

Welcome back to Liberte Free to Be and we are starting Series 2 with a. triple dose of inspiration. Frances Davies, Helen Butters and Niki Doeg are 3 of the 4 women who alongside Janette Benaddi formed The Yorkshire Rowers. These incredible ladies hold the title for being the first women to row any ocean when they rowed across the North Sea and that was just a warm up. They went on to complete the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge becoming the oldest all female crew to complete the 3000 nautical mile challenge in 2016, aged between 45 and 51 at the time.


Favourite music that helped keep them motivated during the challenge- Mamma Mia soundtrack

Inspiring books- Debra Searle- The Journey, Elizabeth Day- How to Fail and Michelle Obama -Becoming

Who inspires you? All three women said they get inspired by the people they meet on a daily basis. People that have come to them and shared their stories. Everyone has a story.

Further Information

These women are proof that it's never too late to embark on life changing experiences and epitomise Liberte Free to Bes message perfectly. If you've been inspired and motivated by hearing their story please get in touch, I'd love to hear what you are all up to and how you are stepping out of your own bubble. To read more about their epic journey I can definitely recommend their book ' Four Mums in a Boat' , visit www.yorkshirerowers.com. You can also follow them on all social media platforms @yorkshirerows

Background music credited to Scott Holmes - Our Big Adventure.

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