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International women's day: Sweaty Betty's inspiring ambassadors

posted on Monday, 7th March 2016 | find under Fitness
To celebrate International Women’s Day on Tuesday 8 March, Sweaty Betty have looked to our community of ambassadors worldwide to compile a list of women who empower, motivate and epitomise the strength in women. From ultra-marathon runners to charity campaigners, find a selection of a few below…

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Annie Foulds, Harrods

With 57 running medals, including 27 marathons to her name, Annie Foulds’ race qualifications are notable alone. However, it is her fundraising for Great Ormond Street that is truly inspiring. After her son recovered from pancreatic cancer, Annie became an ambassador for the hospital charity and has raised thousands in the process.
Visit anniefouldsfitness.com to discover more. 

Amber Rees, Flatiron New York and Lindsey Clayton, SoHo New York

Alongside training New York’s finest at Barry’s Bootcamp, Amber and fellow Sweaty Betty ambassador Lindsey Clayton have formed the Brave Body Project to educate and inspire people to live a healthy, balanced life on a wider scale. These ladies are truly empowering women through fitness.
Visit bravebodyproject to discover more. 

Susie Wolff, Global Ambassador

Adventurous, risk-taking and strong in mind and body, Formula One driver Susie Wolff is leading the way for females in male-dominated careers. Staying feminine and fashionable while being super strong, Susie made history in 2014 as the first woman in 22 years to drive on a Grand Prix Weekend at Silverstone.
Visit Susie's website to discover more. 

Becky Pell, Walton

A yoga teacher who has spent the last 18 years travelling internationally as a sound engineer, Becky aims to help people integrate their practice into their everyday lives. Known on the road for teaching everywhere she goes, Becky’s drive to share the incredible benefits of yoga and meditation is truly inspirational.
Visit rocknrollyogi to discover more. 

Julie Diamond, Montana Avenue LA

Known for ensuring her clients feel the burn at Santa Monica’s Burn 60, Julie is also an instrumental part of Kickin’ Cancer, a one day family event and 5k run in Brentwood, CA. From promoting the event to personally instructing race participants on the day, Julie helped raise thousands last year alone.
Visit juliediamondfitness to discover more. 

Sarah Russell, Tunbridge Wells

Sports journalist, running coach, mum and ultra-marathon runner, Sarah Russell has gone from a hospital bed to the Himalayas. After being fitted with an ileostomy bag following complications from peritonitis, Sarah refused to let this stop her. Last year she became the first person with an ileostomy bag to run the Himalayan 100, a 100-mile stage race over five days at altitude.
Visit Sarah's website to discover more. 

Yanti Amos, Bloomingdales NYC

After taking up yoga when recovering from a serious back injury, Yanti was amazed to discover how her practice brought her back to health. Earth Yoga NYC aims to ensure that people know that yoga really is for everyone and is designed to help those recovering from injury.
Visit earthyoganyc to discover more. 

Victoria Milligan, Global Ambassador

After a tragic speedboat accident lead to the devastating loss of her husband and daughter, Victoria Milligan has dedicated herself to raising money for the charities that helped her family through such a challenging time. Having cycled 300 miles from Cornwall to London and run her first 10k as an amputee for Child Bereavement UK and RNLI, we can’t wait to see what she does next.
Visit Victoria's website to discover more. 

Share your own inspiring women with #IWD2016. These are just a few of the inspiring women in our ambassador community, if you are interested in joining our community of ambassadors please get in touch with your nearest boutique.
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