Jacky had to have the lower portion of her left leg amputated due to a tumor that was found just above her left foot. Resilient and determined, Jacky took up running AFTER her leg was amputated and has become an ultra-distance runner. In this episode, Jacky talks about how she took up running as an amputee and what she’s had to overcome in the process. Jacky also shares some of her most memorable moments from races and talks about the recent record she set!
Ashly Winchester is an avid ultrarunner, backpacker, rock climber, and mountaineer. She loves chasing FKT's (Fastest Known Times) and revels in immersing herself in solo, unsupported records in the wilderness. She created and began hosting the podcast, Women Of The Wild, in December 2019 with the aim to inspire, educate, and empower women in the outdoors. Ashly works as a freelance writer and blogger, helping outdoor companies create organic content for their blogs.
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