IN THE MEDIA
14 September 2019
We are surrounded in the media and in advertising by images of what it is to be a female athlete: slender, toned and (usually) young. I am not that person and for many years I struggled to find my place in the outdoors.
When you are a fat person you face judgment at every turn. There are no technical clothes that fit and, even if non-intentional, it feels like the outdoors community doesn’t want you. When you do turn up, there is an assumption that the main or only reason to be there is that you are trying to lose weight. Instead of bringing joy through participation, there is often nothing but shame.
But then I found the trail running community.
MEET THE CANBERRA WOMAN WHO WALKED ACROSS A FROZEN MONGOLIAN LAKE
26 June 2019
Cath Wallis of Find Your Adventure Speaks to 2CC Radio about Hiking 100 miles across a frozen lake in Mongolia and her upcoming swim across the Hellespont in Turkey
THE UNEXPECTED CANBERRA MUM WHO IS BEHIND AN ADVENTURE TRAVEL INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT
18 June 2019
Cath Wallis of Find Your Adventure speaks to the Canberra Times about adventure travel for EVERY body.
PLUS-SIZE ADVENTURE TRAVEL: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
28 May 2019
More and more people are combining their love of the active outdoors with travel, but is adventure travel possible for us curvy and larger people? Absolutely!