When Tracy Edwards dared to become the first woman to Captain an all-female crew in the Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race in 1989, nobody expected her or her team to make it out alive. The ground-breaking and death-defying journey is captured in the new documentary Maiden, which is being tipped for an Oscar nomination. This week’s Fired Up Sport Podcast brings you this amazing story, and reveals why Maiden is back on the water on yet another round the world voyage.
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