Atlantic Odyssey

About me

About Me - Ananya Prasad

Think back to a time when you got through something challenging, mentally or physically that you didn’t think you could achieve and the sheer satisfaction in realising that you were, after all, capable of it. For me, this is the appeal of outdoor adventures and physical challenges, that remind us we’re capable of more than we believe.

Since I can remember, I’ve always loved the great outdoors, going on new adventures and trying new activities. Whether it’s learning to skydive solo, kayaking, trekking, rock climbing or mountaineering, adventure sport is something I’ve been lucky enough to try.

Born in India and raised in the UK, lack of diversity in adventure sport has always been glaringly apparent to me. While there are a myriad of reasons for this, I hope to inspire more people of colour and women into adventure sport and rowing.

So far fewer than 25 women have successfully rowed solo across an ocean. By participating, I hope one day that women and people of colour in adventure sport isn’t something distinctive, but the norm.

Through the row, I will be raising money for two charities close to my heart, Deenabandhu Trust and The Mental Health Foundation. To find out why and to hear more about these two incredibly important charities, please see THE CAUSE page.

To become a part of my journey, see the SPONSORSHIP page for personal and corporate sponsorship. Otherwise you can donate to my chosen charities using the DONATE link above, I am incredibly grateful for any support you can offer.