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Climbing whilst pregnant, adventuring as a parent and Mental Health Awareness Week

Climbing whilst pregnant, adventuring as a parent and Mental Health Awareness Week

Update: 2022-06-05
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This episode takes a close look at the news articles about Olympic climber Shauna Coxsey climbing whilst pregnant. We talk about the different reactions to her journey, how the articles are framed, and we hear first hand experience of climbing whilst pregnant. We go on to talk about the wider perceptions and culture around active and adventurous parents. Plus we highlight some good resources for Mental Health Awareness Week.

 

Francesca is joined by regular panellist Kirsty Pallas, and Sophie Ruffles and Keri Walalce bring their expertise as active mums.

 

Find out more about the panel:

  • Kirsty Pallas is a mountain leader and climbing instructor and the founder of Our Shared Outdoors.
  • Sophie Ruffles is the host of another podcast called What Next Mum? And is a mum, runner, cyclist, paddle boarder & wild swimmer.
  • Keri Wallace is a fell runner, skyrunner, rock climber and writer, and she is also one of the Founders of Girls On Hills.
  • Guest appearance from Sophie’s new son, Joseph!

 

READ THE FULL TRANSCRIPT HERE

 

CALL TO ACTION:

 

Nominate a young person for the Martin Moran scholarship https://www.martinmoranfoundation.co.uk/application-process 

 

Check out Blaze Trails, a great resource and meet-up group for active parents https://www.blazetrails.org.uk/ 

 

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CREDITS for the episode:

Links to all the articles and resources mentioned in this episode can be found on our website - https://www.ontheoutsidepodcast.co.uk/post/climbing-pregnant-adventuring-parents-mental-health-awareness-week

The panel was Kirsty Pallas, Sophie Ruffles and Keri Wallace

Produced and hosted by Francesca Turauskis

Editing and transcript by Jack O'Driscoll

Artwork by Sophie Nolan

Music is Bassbeat by Alex Norton



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Climbing whilst pregnant, adventuring as a parent and Mental Health Awareness Week

Climbing whilst pregnant, adventuring as a parent and Mental Health Awareness Week

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