Alexia Barrier was the first woman to attempt a single-handed around-the-globe tour for the benefit of science. In this episode she shares:
- her experience of spending 111 days alone at sea
- how you don’t need the best equipment to perform at the highest caliber
- how we can each play a role in protecting our oceans, and
- the scale at which plastics are impacting the environment
About the Guest: Alexia Barrier is a professional sailor, top-level match racer, founder of 4myplanet, and member of IWF France. She recently completed the Vendée Globe, a solo, nonstop around-the-world yacht race.