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Tough Girl - Jill Homer - Ultra Endurance Cyclist & Runner - Talking about the Iditarod Trail & the

Tough Girl - Jill Homer - Ultra Endurance Cyclist & Runner - Talking about the Iditarod Trail & the

Jill changed the direction of her life when she decided to move to Alaska to follow her heart. After have her heart broken she recovered while riding in the 2009 Tour Divide — a 2,745-mile mountain bike race along the Continental Divide from Banff, Alberta, to Antelope Wells, New Mexico. In 2014 Jill completed in the Freedom Challenge, a 1,400-mile mountain bike race across South Africa. Following on from that race, Jill went on to set a new women's fastest human-powered time while riding her bike across Alaska in the 2016 Iditarod Trail Invitational.  During the podcast we discuss the why, we discuss the motivation and we discuss her fears and how she still battles them everyday. Show notes Getting to know Jill Why she moved to Alaska Finding out about the Iditarod trail - 350-mile winter bike race from Knik, Alaska 100-mile winter bike race What she learned while racing and how she found it empowering Growing up timid, being cautious and not wanting to take risk How she changed the

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