Woman in Sports

Fireside chat with Olympics gold medalist Tracy Edwards

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Thanks to all who joined our fireside chat with MBE Tracy Edwards, we hope you found it inspiring!

Special thanks to Julia Streets for moderating and steering the conversation!

Hear how Tracy Edwards was expelled from school at 15 and began sailing as an on-board cook. Tracy overcame chronic sea-sickness to become a professional sailor in 1980, and embarked on the Whitbread Round the World Race 1985-86 as the first female to ever race on a Maxi shattering the glass ceiling.