• Coaches and everest

    Five years ago, Adventurer of the year, John Jacoby received a phone call from mate David Moffatt inviting him to his 50th birthday party.
    “David said ‘the party’s a journey ‘up north,’” said Jacoby. By that he meant a mountain bike ride from Cape Tribulation to the tip of Cape York, then sea kayak paddle across Torres Strait to PNG and then a run of the Kokoda Track. “It was great, just my type of party,” said Jacoby.

  • Ilda

    It was surprising but very humbling, as I think that there many more inspiring WWOT in the tribe, coaches and wonderful ladies training than me, love them all. Big thank you to all that supported me along the track!!!

  • Caroline

    Nature inspires me and my parents. I was brought up on a farm in Southern England, horse riding, cycling, swimming & generally roaming the countryside! I’ve always loved nature & the great outdoors. I love the freedom of space, the beauty & tranquillity of nature, & I love adverse weather conditions – makes me glad I was born!

  • trek training

    1. When you have new boots, or if they’re tight around the joints, consider lacing from second eyelet to give more room for feet to spread.
    2. For endurance trekking, where you don’t want to stop for food, use a front bum bag so you can nibble on high carb foods continuously as you walk.

  • Leanne

    To be honest I was really shocked when the call came through. Couldn't quite believe that I had been nominated out of all of the fabulous Wild Women I've had the good fortune to meet so far, and no doubt the many more that I haven't as yet.

  • Kate

    Wow thank you its rather overwhelming as we all inspire each other every time we train together!! I feel inspired by all the women at wwot from the super encouraging coaches, lovely staff at the office and all the gorgeous girls at training who have incredible life stories to share, thank you.

  • team

    By Di Westaway | CEO of Wild Women On Top 

    Don’t you love to hate those women who always rock up to school pick-up looking like they just stepped off the cover of Women’s Health?

    Or the ones who prance around the playground equipment in Lorna Jane’s latest mini and boob tube looking as confident as Cleopatra after a conquest.

  • Get ready to print out these ten steps to wellness and paste them on your fridge, your bathroom mirror, the dashboard in your car, save it to your desktop, your iPhone and iPad, your mac... AND DO THEM!

  • Margaret Sheridan

    76 years young, Margaret Sheridan is one of our treasured Wild Women On Top members. With the ability to turn any experience into an adventure, this interview with Margaret reveals the inspiring mindset of a woman who has scaled peaks, kayaked rivers and trekked many of the world’s natural wonders.

  • Make Coastrek a life changing adventure


    I LOVE having something to look forward to.

  • Woman in nature

    By Di Westaway | CEO Wild Women On Top

    I hate going to the gym.

    There. I’ve said it. I hate the pain, the boredom, the smell of sweat, the suffering and the burning feeling in my heart, head, lungs and legs.

  • Goal setting

    By Sammy Page

    We all have dreams. Some big, some small. Perhaps yours is to climb Kilimanjaro or maybe you’re enticed by the cultural peaks of Bhutan. You may feel they are outlandish, impossible or perhaps you think they roll too far beyond our limits. One thing I have learnt is that limits are undefined, boundaries are our own creation - so how can you make your impossible possible?

  • Girls Play in Peru

    Di Westaway's top weird walking tips to help you have more fun!

  • Girls Splash Fraser Island

    I took on my first 100km trek in a day, as a newbie to the ultra-endurance scene about 8 years ago. I had never even run a marathon, so this was a huge goal for me to take on with a team of women who had considerably more experience than I did.

  • If I were to describe a medication that was free, enjoyable with side effects only of fitness, freedom and liberation… would you believe me? Six months ago I made a discovery… a simple yet invaluable discovery that has replenished my glow and reignited my flickering spark.

  • Di Splits

    Last week I had a lovely surprise.

  • I’ve been setting big hairy audacious goals since before I knew what they were. When I was 12 years old, I decided I wanted to become the Australian National Gymnastics champion.

  • I discovered trekking 15 years ago, as a 40 year old mum who needed to get out of the house.

  • In 2004, longevity expert, Dan Buettner, teamed up with National Geographic and a team of researchers, to identify pockets around the world where people live measurably longer better. In these “Blue Zones” they found that people reach age 100 at rates 10 times greater than in the US. They found that the lifestyles of all people living in these Blue Zones shared ten specific characteristics.

  • Larapinta Sky

    Why do I take women wilderness trekking? Of course it is the physical challenge, the time connecting with nature, the fun and laughs of spending time as a community of women. But that's not all of it.


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