Alexia-BarrierAlexia 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.