Ambassadors

Our ambassadors will be attending the Summit to support you through activities, host workshops that will equip you with new-found adventure skills and capture unfolding stories from the weekend.

 
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Samantha Gash is an endurance athlete, corporate presenter, writer and social entrepreneur with a thirst for adventure. She cares most about achieving social change through the vehicle of adventure and running.

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Hayley Talbot is mother, writer, and integrated marketing strategist with a background in corporate law. She is passionate about the environment, the empowerment of women, and youth mental health.

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Caroline Pemberton is a television presenter, producer, adventure addict and once upon a time Miss Australia. More comfortable in muddy boots than high heels, she's quit the catwalk and made for the adventure trail.

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Speakers

Our speakers are some of the countries most motivating women, and are set open your mind to new adventurous opportunities and equip you with skills and principles for all areas of life.

 
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Caro Ryan is one of Australia's top bloggers / vloggers when it comes to all things outdoors. 
She's keen to share her knowledge and stories with others – hoping that they’ll catch the bug too!

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Leah Gilbert is the founder of Body Positive Athletes. She is also a specialist Fitness Counsellor and Accredited Athletics Coach, Leah is known globally as a thought leader in the Body Positive Fitness arena.

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Kemi Nekvapil is an accredited life-coach and speaker. She specialises in empowering women to set boundaries, say yes to themselves and to create lives that honour and nourish them.

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Coaches

Learn new skills or brush up on existing ones from our world class professional coaches, who are here to help you get more from your next active adventure.

 
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Kate Duncan teaches meditation, yoga, surfing, and stand-up paddling. Through SwellWomen she leads mind-blowing, heart-opening retreats in paradise locations around the world.

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Kate is passionate about empowering women to see the beauty in all things, especially themselves. After many years of witnessing suffering and death as a firefighter and paramedic Kate had an awakening: compassion is the backbone of humanity and it springs from pain: the darkness is the light!

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Alice King has spent over half her life riding and racing all things two wheeled, but her favourite might just have to be the mountain bike (shhh...don't tell her other bicycles!)

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A former elite racer, she now enjoys welcoming other women into the sport, running Liv Cycling Sydney social rides and skills sessions. On the weekends you’ll find her packing in as many outdoor exploits as possible, before heading home to two fat cats.

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Lilly Pollard true love is bodyboarding. She is amped to have the opportunity to pass on her years of knowledge and experience in the surf.

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Lilly’s passion is all about making the lessons fun and really focusing on good technique and style development. Good style for functionality is key. Lilly also believes mental development is equally as paramount as physical development when it comes to being a good bodyboarder.