Tracy Edwards & Alex Holmes

Rebecca & Lee Ann are joined by British Sailor Tracy Edwards and documentary filmmaker Alex Holmes. In 1989 Edwards skippered the first all-female crew in the Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race, becoming the first woman to receive the Yachtsman of the Year Trophy. She talks about leaving home at an early age and discovering her passion for competitive sailing. Tracy shares her special relationship with King Hussein of Jordan and talks about how she assembled the famed all female crew to sail around the world and how they became the subject of her film, ‘MAIDEN’. Alex joins the conversation to discuss his incredible experience documenting Tracy’s amazing life. Tracy’s inspiring unbelievable life story has made her a role model for women around the world. Don’t miss this exciting episode! Say It Forward with Tracy Edwards & Alex Holmes.