ADVENTURER SPEAKER FILMMAKER
Lauren Morton is a Yorkshire-Born Adventurer and Double Ocean Rower. She skippered team Row Like A Girl across the Atlantic Ocean; breaking two Guinness World Records and becoming the fastest females to cross any ocean and the youngest female four to ever attempt the feat.
She also appeared in and emerged as the star of Channel 4's The Island with Bear Grylls, has ran 7 marathons in 7 days in 7 countries, walked across Sri Lanka and sailed across the Atlantic.
She has collectively spent over 200 days at sea. At just 23 years old, Lauren was rescued from her first rowing attempt after 96 days at sea, she then spent 13 days on an Indian cargo ship and was dropped off into Canada.
Lauren is passionate about showcasing women strengths, she is an advocate for girls rights globally, and an ambassador for PLAN UK. Lauren has raised over £75,000 collectively for charity. She is an accomplished Inspirational Speaker and also experienced at self -shooting her adventures, working behind the camera to develop these skills. Last year, she won the Lifetime Shorts Competition as Director for her short film on her record breaking row- 3,217.
Originally born in Yorkshire, she now lives in London and is currently training for an Ironman and planning to cycle 3115km across Southern Africa from Victoria Falls to Cape town in September 2018.
Read her full bio here.