Have you ever planned a trip so unconventional and “out there” that your family and friends begged you not to go?
That’s what happened to professional mountain biker Eliza Sampey when she planned her bike and packrafting trip to Pakistan, India, and Nepal. Find out why she went anyhow in this inspirational episode of the Femme Cyclist podcast.
For anybody not familiar with Elizabeth Sampey, she’s a professional endurance athlete, Arizona Trail 750 record holder, and super inspirational lady. She’s also a physical therapist and coach.
In this episode, we also discuss:
- – Her career as a professional athlete including how an important mentor helped her turn pro.
- – Her record setting race on the AZT 750.
- – Why women do so well at endurance racing.
- – Tips for how you can get started bikepacking.
- – The upcoming Women Outside Adventure Forum.
- – Eliza’s coaching business and how you can work with her.
Where To Listen
Connect with Elizabeth Sampey
– Website: https://www.vitalmotionlife.com/
– Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elizasampey/
Women Outside Adventure Forum: http://www.womenoutside.org/
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- Bikepacking For Beginners With Laura Heiner
- Adventure Cycling & Cartooning With Tegan Phillips
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About The Host
Kristen Bonkoski is the founder and owner of Femme Cyclist.
An avid cyclist for a few decades now, she took to cycling during her late teen years — a time when she needed something to help boost her self-esteem and confidence.
Mission accomplished, the sport has become an important part of her life. Kristen’s favorite disciplines are mountain biking and bike commuting, although you can also find her cranking out a century on her road bike and touring with her husband and son. If it has to do with two wheels, she enjoys doing it.
Kristen is a certified USA Cycling coach, and she runs Rascal Rides, a website about biking with kids.
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A podcast for women who love bicycles! We we celebrate all forms of riding and all forms of women, so whether you’re a road cyclist, mountain biker, or bike commuter, you’ll find your community here. Each week we’ll week bring you interviews from inspiring women, and offer tips and tricks to help you thrive on the bike.