Skipping With Sarah

Skipping superstar Sarah Louise, otherwise known as @skippingwithsarah, talks about her passion for jump rope, why she maintains it can help anyone who is not your typical workout fan and her exciting new collaboration with Maaree

Marine Dreams

Lexi Laine uses her skill as a freediver to create photographs that focus on women and the beauty of the oceans that are affected by climate change. We talked to her about her work and what inspires her

Serving The Stars

The Williams sisters are tennis greats. But off the court, a lesser known figure has been there all the way for this pair and other champions, so what is the Rick Macci way of coaching?

Upward Cat

Bringing warmth and a distinctly human touch, yoga teacher Cat Meffan has amassed a legion of fans. We chat about her Soul​​ Sanctuary channel and life beyond the mat

Waves For All

“The clothing was stopping (women) from enjoying the activity they wanted to do.” Irish surfer Easkey Britton talks about the new Seasuit she helped create with Finisterre; a culturally appropriate outfit which offers freedom to women who wish to surf and swim

Mermaid Life

Glorious meets the fascinating women of Weeki Wachee Springs in Florida to find out what it takes to become a professional mermaid

Sotogrande

Representing luxury, rebelliousness and a taste for the unexpected, renowned swimwear designer Dolores Cortes makes a splash at Sotogrande’s stylish hotel

Ballet: Becoming Odette

Performing the role of Odette in Swan Lake is a dream come true for professional ballerina Claire Calvert. Photographer Flore Diamant captured Claire's backstage rehearsals, and here the pair discuss their love of dance from every angle

Queen Of The Rodeo

Photographer Chris Scott Snyder wanted to capture a series of work on rodeos; this took her on a steep learning curve, getting to know its people, customs and passions. Here she talks about that experience, and what lead her to this point

Water Wonder

Unlike others her age, kayaker Pam Phillips refuses to disappear from public view. Here we talk to her about finding this adventure sport later in life

Strike A Chord

Singer Olivia Dean discusses the powerful emotional connection between football and family, women’s confidence around sports, and why summer is all about rounders in the park

Bend It Like Kate

Is there nothing Bendy Kate can't do? We meet and film the pole professional to discuss her business, motherhood, and encouraging new talent to this skilled and tough sport

Women In Focus

“Sometimes, people don’t take you seriously when you are shooting with an iPhone.” Award-winning photographer Luisa Dorr talks about her photographic work, and how she centres women in the frame

Surf’s Up

After an epiphany in the waters of Cornwall, Kylie Griffiths fell in love with surfing. Now she’s created London Girls Surf Club, a movement to help other women experience the exhilaration and freedom of life on the waves

Ahead Of Her Time

Charlotte Perriand is the trailblazing architect behind the iconic Les Arcs resort in France. We find out why she has yet to become the household name she deserves, despite her work and influence being found everywhere.

Women On The Air

It’s not always an easy journey but many British women, often former athletes, are taking over as sport presenters, commentators and pundits. We discover what the journey is like for Jacqui Oatley, Jeanette Kwakye, Eilidh Barbour and Iona Stephen

Jumping For Joy

Born into a horse-mad family, Helen Cruden also inherited the gene. As a renowned showjumper and equine photographer, she chats to us about the symbiotic relationship and where she’s headed next

Stepping Out

“I was excited by the challenge of bringing to life something that no one had ever seen before.” Bronwen Foster-Butler, chief marketing officer for cult boot brand VOYLOK, chats about her life and tells us why the natural footwear is perfect for the great outdoors

Scotland's Rose

Gender play and accolades: “Once upon a time, there was a little girl in Scotland, who was actually a little boy.” We chat to Rose Reilly, whose determination has taken her far in women’s football

Fearless In Finland

Icy tracks and scary skids are no problem for Finland’s new breed of female rally drivers. We find out what it’s like to race with the country’s young drivers

The Girl On A Bike

Pushing the sport to the extreme, Vanessa Ruck’s love of motorbikes and tough races is taking her all over the world. We chat to her about Harleys, happiness and where she’s off to next

Get Your Kicks

Sneaker culture is big business and someone who knows all about that is Shernay La Touche. The industry insider reveals how she’s helping women get a fair share of the male-dominated industry

Defying The Odds

“I knew it would be tough: sharks, wind, currents, swell.” In her own words, Lauren Tischendorf explains the inspiration behind her history-making swim

The Drummies: Pom-poms And Pride

Photographer Alice Mann discusses her book, Drummies, which chronicles the extraordinary discipline of the drum majorettes – synchronised teams of pom-pom wielding performers

Making Waves

We meet social media surfing star Elizabeth Sneed aka CurvySurferGirl, who is using her influence to spread a message of body positivity to encourage more women to get on board!

Fair Play

London-based Brockwell United is a force for good, having created an inclusive and friendly environment for its football team. Now celebrating five years with a brand-new kit, we chat to a few of the players to find out why this club is proving so popular

Wise Women

Meet the Jeju freedivers of South Korea and find out how etched wrinkles and sun-bleached skin convey beauty, strength and freedom found through fierce independence

Top GRRRL

Addiction, trauma, powerlifting, muscles and overwhelming positivity… Kortney Olson is a true force of nature and a refreshingly open book! We speak to Kortney about changing the female fitness landscape for good

Paris-Roubaix Femmes

We talk to photographers Jojo Harper and Ashley Gruber and find out the lengths they go to in order to get their coveted shots of the notoriously tough Paris-Roubaix Femmes cycling race

Life By The Horns

“We were very lucky to be gifted with the philosophy that everything is achievable.” Annika and Jessica Horn, daughters of renowned explorer Mike Horn, talk about how he shaped their mindset – and now they strive to empower women everywhere

Must-Haves!

"What's ultimately most important is functionality." From getting to work or leaving the pub, Urban rider Alice Tate talks us through her go-to gadgets for smooth cycling

Good Times Roll

“Skating is about freedom… and being able to express yourself through music.” Documentary photographer Debby Besford talks about artistic roller skating and keeping those times alive through her work

Face Facts

Believing that exercises for the face are as important as those for the body, Inge Theron’s FaceGym is changing the beauty landscape

Nice Try!

The game may have some tough moments but that’s of no concern to the droves of women signing up to play rugby. We talk to a team in Bristol that is leading the way, to find out what’s behind its popularity

Reset

Let’s face it, everyone needs a break! With a focus on mental health awareness this month, if you’ve made it 5 months into 2022 without taking your foot off the accelerator, it’s time to stop, recharge and reset

Backstage Ballet

Photographer Sophie Harris-Taylor is known for her effortlessly truthful and intimate imagery. We speak to Sophie about her work focusing on her ballet school series

Taking The Fast Track

Balance is the name of the game: we talk to hurdling's rising superstar Liz Clay about balancing tough training sessions with beach and cafe life on the Gold Coast

High-Flyer!

Kitesurfer Josie West knows about confidence. We chat to her about sport, female empowerment and her social enterprise She Flies to find out her secrets of success

Modern Morris

Not just hankies and bells: we explore a modern, new form of morris dancing with Alex Merry, founder of troupe Boss Morris

Power Paintings

Jansson Stegner’s distinctive work focuses on strong female athletes. Intrigued by their power and strength, Glorious talks to the artist about his style and inspiration

Unlocked: Making Moves For Change

“I’m around the right team here”. Athletes are fired up about Unlocked: we talk to a handful of those taking part about what the Women’s Sport Trust programme can do for them and women’s sport

Iconic Sportswear

Retro days are here again: we chart the history of ellesse, the iconic brand that brought sportswear chic to the street

Meet The First

Californian daredevil Dottie Frazier’s love of scuba diving meant that she had to break into a man’s world. We explore the life and achievements of the adventurer and heroine of the deep

Comfort’s Angels

“I want to create a safe space where women… can be empowered through football.” Coach Comfort Etim tackles a crisis in her community through her own team of Angels in Liverpool

Slope Style

“We were the only Black girls on the mountain,” says Wenona Barnieh about her first ski trip. Now she and four friends run travel group Mount Noire to help others head for the slopes

Golden Goalie

What’s her secret: determination and talent or her pair of lucky socks? We chat to hockey player Maddie Hinch about the Olympics, her career and that essential kitbag item

Rapid Response

Bandits, haircuts, sexism and a lot of capsizing. Darcy Gaechter’s journey from newbie to world-class expedition kayaker changed the sport forever

Women On Board

Documentary directors Joya Berrow and Lucy Jane make an impact with their dramatic short films. Surf Girls Jamaica is one such tale. We talked to the couple about their work and what drives them

Sub-Zero Heroes

Bubbling hot tubs are the last thing on these women’s minds – they’re all about sub-zero dips in near-frozen lakes. Glorious finds out what motivates them to go to such extremes

Period Power

“I can utilise the hormones that are working for me at the time.” Jessica Ennis-Hill and Dr Emma Ross on their period-planning app that helps you get the best out of every stage of your cycle

Weekend Viewing

Want to curl up in front of a screen this weekend but stuck for something to watch? We’ve got you covered!

Riding High

“I look at the photo I just took and think how can I make that better?” Going the extra mile is what drives Erin Gilmore to find the perfect shot. The equestrian sports photographer is behind some of the most striking images of eventing moments

Female Footballers Kick Back

“Football means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. But it always means something.” Glorious meets Goal Click, the organisation championing female storytellers and connecting the world through the power of football

Party On The Pistes

From ellesse models to Love Island stars, Tomorrowland is a mecca for lovers of snow and DJ sounds. Amy Sedghi heads to the French Alps to find out what the coolest festival has to offer

Advantage Keys

Tennis star Madison Keys is using her position for a greater good: to spread a message of kindness and banish social media trolls forever

Alter Ego

Pharmacist by day, lacrosse player by night, Maeve McKenny knows about balancing her time: “To decompress from work and the stresses of life, ‘lacrosse Maeve’ likes to crack a few jokes”

Festival Faves

From biodegradable glitter to a pop-up tent, we’ve rounded up our top 10 festival essentials that should be on your packing list!

Packing A Punch

“Best night of my life, hands down.” From boxing for fun to stepping into the ring for her first competitive fight, Fran Reali tells us about her amazing boxing journey

Ice Ice Baby!

“I was dressed as a ‘hairy Highlander’, which seemed like a great idea until I nearly drowned trying to swim in a kilt!” Fearless cold water swimmer Gilly McArthur chats about her love of icy dips and why she thinks more of us should be doing it

Power Through Dance

“I want to see more plus-size bodies in a joyful state.” Trina Nicole’s dance platform is accomplishing much more than she imagined. We talk to The Curve Catwalk founder about her plans

Gifts For Mum

In need of a last minute Mother’s Day present? If you're looking for the perfect gift for your sporty, marvellous mother that's a little different to the norm, then read on!

Gender Play Gap

Women’s rugby gets serious as the big brands move in. Four players talk sponsorship, social media and getting set up for life

Barry’s Supermums

Juggling work, motherhood, and getting back into shape is never easy. We talk to three of Barry’s top trainers about their balancing act and advice on how to keep it real

Saving Lives And Scoring Tries

When she’s not bringing the firepower with Harlequins or Scotland Rugby, Jade Konkel is fighting the blaze with the London Fire Brigade – and she wouldn’t change it for the world

Being Your Best

Can tech really help us upgrade our health and wellbeing? Even if you haven’t heard of the term "biohacking" before, you’ve probably encountered a version of it. Glorious investigates the science (and art) behind some of the ways we’re controlling our health

Appy Health!

Considering we can order a taxi or our shopping at the tap of a button via our smartphones, why not improve your wellbeing too? Whatever your wellness goals might be, a vast range of apps are available to give your mental and physical health a helping hand

Older And Bolder!

Fretting about getting older? Two work colleagues set about redefining the ageing process with their website Bolder and a book that celebrates older people still living their best – and sportiest – lives

Circle of Hope

Power to the hoop. We speak to Eshna Kutty, a viral social media star about uplifting India with the simplest of sports

Driving Forward

“If you can swing in it, and it looks relatively tidy, then you can wear it.” Nicola Bennett and Lauren Prince are two women who are shaking up the golfing scene. We talk to them about bringing style and fun to a traditional sport

Scummy Mum!

From wine in a mug to making it through a marathon, comedians Helen Thorn and Ellie Gibson do fitness in their own unique way, inspiring thousands in the process

Listen Up!

Whether you’re out on a run, commuting to work, on a long drive, or winding down at the end of the day with a glass of wine, there’s always time for a podcast!

Summit Success

Finding they were being treated unfairly compared to their male climbers, one group of women started their own club, which is still breaking boundaries over 100 years on

Fighting Fit

With benefits for mental and physical fitness, and protection against rising crime, martial arts is experiencing an upsurge in popularity. Glorious talks to girls at school in Kashmir in India to find out more about the current trend

Switching Lanes

“It’s the most hilarious thing when I tell people I’m a professional electric scooter racer. They’re just like, ‘What? That’s so crazy.” Model and adrenaline junkie Jordan Rand enthuses about her next big sporting craze

Under The Surface

“Why shouldn’t women train their muscles? Why are women supposed to look weak?” Photographer Martin Schoeller captures the strength and dedication of women bodybuilders

Below-Zero Hero

“I work with the water, not against it.” Manhattan’s famed ice swimmer Jaimie Monahan talks about her attitude to swimming, and why it works for her 

The Ultimate Cowgirl

A love of horsemanship and telling stories has morphed into a captivating career for videographer Emmie Sperandeo, who now travels the world to film life on a ranch

Coded Art

Ballet lover Wendy Yu became a street artist, using creative coding to devise her mesmerising projects. Glorious talks to the multi-tasker about how she works

Need For Speed

“Initially, I was just worried that it was going to be another gimmick,” says racing driver Abbie Eaton about the W Series. Instead the new female-friendly races gave her good results and helped her on the path to success

Ethereal Beauty

Photographer Zena Holloway produces uniquely stunning underwater shots. And now her passion for the ocean and the natural environment has led to her creation of dramatic clothing sculpted from roots

Pump It Up!

Music and exercise go hand in hand, so give your workout that extra boost with the help of the Glorious playlists. Our work-it-up, cool- it-down mix will keep you going, every step of the way

Summer of Love

Is the summer of love making a comeback? We speak to LA skateboarding crew GRLSWIRL whose style may evoke the 70s, but whose values remain timeless

Bob-Slayyy!

For Winter Olympians Montell Douglas and Mica McNeill, becoming the fastest human bullet on the bobsleigh track is all about teamwork

Ripple Effect

We speak to US designer Alex Proba about pivoting to tantalizing swimming pools: “My work is a celebration of colour and pattern.”

Redefining Rugby

Alejandra Carles-Tolra discusses her images of tenacious women’s rugby players who are tackling homophobia head-on

Sisterhood Synchro

The evolution of synchronised swimming. We meet three teams across the world who all have something unique to offer

Helpful Or Hype?

The CBD industry is booming. Advertised as providing relief for anxiety, chronic pain and insomnia, CBD appears to reap major health benefits. Glorious set out to discover if it actually works and is it safe for athletes?

Snow Heroes

French photographer Jérôme Tanon’s stylish, analogue portraits on the slopes shift women to the centre of snowboarding’s story

Brad's Eye View

We speak to photographer Brad Walls who has developed his skill for beautiful, symmetrical drone photography with female athletes taking centre stage

Flying Cholitas

The story of the Flying Cholitas. We speak to photographer Todd Antony about capturing the magic of Bolivian wrestlers mid-air

Fast Friends

Two friends and two Guinness World Records. Turns out camaraderie is the real secret to becoming the fastest human on a bike

Picture This

In another instalment of our Polaroid photograph series, we asked Lois O’Hara, superstar artist and designer to get snapping her favourite daily moments

Jump To The Beat

Marina Correia describes the euphoria of longboard dancing: “I have developed a kind of unconditional love for the sport. It’s an art and a way of life.”

Going For It

“I am a work in progress.” In her own words, Paralympic athlete Hannah Cockroft recounts the highlights, lowlights and life lessons of a fruitful career

Pole Position

Dan Burn-Forti talks Glorious through his photography series showcasing the athletes competing at the World Pole Sports Championships

Art On Wheels

Kayla Buium’s distinctive, colourful street art gained extra traction when she discovered roller skating; we discover how her two passions collide

Trash Transformer

Glorious meets Nicole Mclaughlin and discovers there are no limits for the sustainably conscious designer!

Witches Of Brew

Brewing up a storm in the tea market: we meet two women behind the new wellness brand that plans to leave coffee in the shade

Polo Pomp

The rise of polo as a people’s sport. Glorious and photographer Coco Capitán spend a day with the best female players in the world

Maestros Of Motivation

Peloton instructors know how to help you reach your goals – we discover how they stay motivated

Heavy Mettle

When Siobhan Taylor is not saving lives as a senior ICU nurse, she’s deadlifting 182.5kg at powerlifting competitions. There’s not an area of her life where she doesn’t pull her weight

Saddle Up

A series on the rise of Black women in rodeo. Meet the American photographer who is showcasing an unseen side of Western culture

Fight Club

Model, photographer and writer Laura Bailey discusses her passion for boxing, and how the sport can empower women, strengthen communities and change lives

Run Like A Mum

Bristol-based mum and founder of This Mum Runs, Mel Bound is helping women from all walks of life to get active by putting the joy back into running

Positive Ageing

From the Glorious Archive: The inspirational Sun City Poms subvert perceptions of ageing in a short film set in Arizona

Colour Pop

“Humour is the ultimate defence reaction” says London-based photographer and director Aleksandra Kingo in conversation with Glorious

Still Going Strong

Although relatively late to the CrossFit party, former world champion Samantha ‘The Engine’ Briggs is still proving age is no limit to achieving big things

New Heights

Being a plus-sized woman had held back Emmie Harrison-West but rock climbing gave her a confidence and optimism that changed her view of sport, her body and her life

Winning Mindset

Niamh Emerson used her strength, focus and psychology studies to power through three months of rehab. Here’s how she turned things around

The All-Rounders

The Glorious team head to West Yorkshire to play ball with the empowered South Asian women and girls taking the rounders world by storm

My Life’s Essentials

Champion of women’s sport and drummer in the band Sports Team, Al Greenwood captures her favourite items on Polaroid

Ballet Body

Is the archaic ballet world finally opening up to those offering something different to the traditional image? We ask the experts

Double Vision

Olympic-standard hockey training while studying for a law degree presented challenges for Georgie Twigg. But the gold medallist – and lawyer – made it work

Capturing Contortion

Fascinated by contortionists, fine-art photographer Julia Fullerton-Batten tells Glorious how her latest series came to life

Grand Designs

How celebrated London artist Kelly Anna drew inspiration from her own sporting background and the physicality of the female form to define her work

Sista Skate

The roller skating collective Sista Skate celebrating Black joy. We speak to the founder, Kamry James, about healing through movement, her favourite disco tracks and tips for beginners

Riding High

Cycle fan Claudia Bixer shares her immense enthusiasm of the Peloton experience and interviews some of their superstar instructors

In Full Flow

Who says sports venues can’t be beautiful? Not Lois O’Hara, the artist using her design talents to breathe new life into public spaces

Symmetry And Grace

The Glorious team speak to the award-winning photographer Milos Nejezchleb about his fascination with the symmetry and grace of women’s sport

Taking The Plunge

The ritual of a freshwater dip is healing for many. We speak to Wonderful Wild Women about community, courage and braving the cold

Into The Wild

Polaroid series: Author and travel blogger Sian Lewis talks us through her outdoors essentials and the stories they hold

Talent Transformed

Through the Women’s Sport Trust’s Unlocked programme, female athletes have excelled beyond their sporting arena to become advocates for change

Revving Up

The all-female motorbike collective reinventing the family day out by taking their kids to the dirt tracks

Future World

Exploring the performance of identity, this artist’s pastel-hued paintings of young Black gymnasts are manifestations for a future world

Sea Change

Writer and experienced surfer Sophie Hellyer speaks to the adaptive surf champion about accepting disability and advocating for equality

Pride And Passion

With the 2021 Solheim Cup all set to tee off next week, player Azahara Munoz shares her playlist and offers up why the biggest team event in women’s professional golf is also the best

Off The Scale

How mermaiding encouraged Laura Evans to come out of her shell and kick-start her career

Under Their Spell

A fascinating new film documents the dedication and prowess of the Japanese volleyball team, whose 1964 Olympic Gold changed the perception of women’s sport forever

Pedal Power

We speak to Juliana Rudell Di Simone, Director of tokyobike, who is on a mission to empower more women to feel freedom on two wheels

Rhythm And Flow

Forget bright studios and gentle music – The Rogue Room offers a new type of yoga, that’s half calming meditation, half DJ-led euphoria. Rosie Hewitson heads to fabric to try it for herself...

Ready Set Go

Polaroid series: Cyclist and podcast host Jools Walker talks us through her sport essentials and the stories they hold

Take It To The Top

Todd Antony photographs Bolivia’s marginalised female tribe fighting back in their own way – and succeeding

Altered Images

Artist and illustrator Joe Cruz tells Glorious about his inspirations, his passions, and how art can help to reframe women in sport

Talent Unlocked

How a new programme from our charity partner The Women’s Sport Trust is giving athletes the confidence to make real change and drive our mission forward

Growing Strong

A Glorious film features women of all ages and backgrounds at London’s Fighting Arts Academy. Here’s why Mixed Martial Arts is for everyone

Expressions On Four Wheels

How longboard dancing is picking up momentum around the world. Instagram star Giulia Alfeo takes us to her favourite spots in Berlin and offers her insights

Fast Track

How a London sprint club is celebrating speed. Meet the trailblazing women devoted to reframing this type of running with an inclusive approach

Art Of Solitude

Norwegian contemporary artist and photographer Anja Niemi on the empowering effect of embodying a different version of ourselves

Tomboy Label

We speak to the designer whose handbags have caught Beyonce’s eye, as well as major fashion and entertainment brands. Kelly Gunner is one to watch.