Loren’s Badass Chick of the Week: Vanessa O’Brien

View Comments
RedCrossEastMa.wordpress.com

RedCrossEastMa.wordpress.com

tjshow-logo-600 The TJ Show
Listen weekday mornings from 5:30am-9am on 103.3 AMP Radio.
Read More
Listen Live to AMP Radio
listenlive listicle Lorens Badass Chick of the Week: Vanessa OBrien

This week’s Badass Chick is Boston-based mountaineer Vanessa O’Brien. In April, she set the world record for the fastest time a chick has ever trekked the North and South poles and climbed the Seven Summits. It’s known as the “Explorers Grand Slam” and basically means she reached the highest mountain peaks on all seven continents. It took her 11 months to do it and her last task was to reach the North Pole. But right before she did, she heard about the marathon bombings. So when she reached the top, she dedicated her Red Cross of Eastern Mass flag to the victims of the marathon. She said she needed to turn her accomplishment into a symbol of unity in order to celebrate her feat. Vanessa is totally a Badass Chick for the mental and physical challenge she endured in order to set this world record! Learn more about Vanessa here.

If YOU have a Badass Chick, let me know! email me: loren@ampradio.com // facebook me: facebook.com/iamlorenraye // tweet me: @lorenraye

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 619 other followers