Rebecca McPhee

Rebecca McPhee

Title: Freelance Writer
Email: rebecca.mcphee@explorersweb.com
Location: Northampton, UK
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Expertise

  • Topics of Expertise: Swimming, rowing, open water sports, marine wildlife, adventure travel
  • Years in This Expertise: 5+

Education & Certifications

  • Education: BSc Marine Biology, Newcastle University / MSc International Marine Environmental Consultancy, Newcastle University / Diploma: Freelance Journalism, British College of Journalism / PGCE and QTS Secondary Science Education, Northampton Teacher Training Partnership
  • Years of Writing: 3
  • Certifications: MMO, PAM, PADI Rescue Diver

A Word from Rebecca McPhee

  • Why Author Chose This Career: Being a freelance writer for ExplorersWeb allows me to combine my love of ocean sports, science, and writing.
  • How Author Began Career: Whilst working for a publishing company I realized I wanted to write rather than edit. Doing this in a freelance capacity allows me to teach at the same time
  • Personal Interests: Open Water Swimming, Diving, Hiking, Rowing, Marine Conservation, Travel

The Icarus Project: 3,000Km of Sledding, Then Climb Denali

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Will Graham Walters Become the Oldest Man to Row an Ocean Solo?

Graham Walters (UK) is rowing the Atlantic for the...

Arctic 2020: The Roundup So Far

While it's early for Canadian Arctic expeditions -- the...

A 1,000km Ski Across Lapland

Today, Switzerland's Rachel Bandieri begins a solo, unsupported 1,000km...

Crossing Iceland in Winter

Polish adventurer Łukasz Supergan is no stranger to long...

Three Back-to-Back Big Wall Ascents in Patagonia

Belgian climber Siebe Vanhee has completed three big wall...

Baikal Ice Update

An all-too-familiar wrinkle these days may make it harder...

Luke Smithwick on Skiing 500 Lines in the Himalaya

Luke Smithwick completed his 71st Himalayan expedition in 2019,...

Italian Pair Complete First Winter Linkage of Matterhorn and Grandes Murailles

François Cazzanelli and Francesco Ratti have completed the first...

Lake Baikal 2020: The Crossings Begin

Six hundred and thirty-six kilometres long, 79km wide and...

Yuki Sekiguchi: Three Months Solo Through Arctic Canada

Japanese explorer Yuki Sekiguchi is in his third winter...

Peter Van Geit: 200 Forts in Two Months

The 3,000km Trans-Himalyan run that ultra-runner Peter Van Geit...

Weekend Warm-Up: The Frozen Road

In 2014, at the age of 22, Ben Page...

Peter Van Geit: Ultrarunning Across the Himalaya

Ultrarunner Peter Van Geit has just spent the entire...

Weekend Warm-Up: Climbing Beluga

In 2014, four Canadians -- Paul McSorley, Joshua Lavigne,...

Rescue in Pakistan After Crevasse Mishap

Editor's note: Corrections have been made to this story...

Weekend Warm-Up: The Alaska Wingsuit Project

Skiing first brought Alaska native Pyrce Brown to the...

Sarah Thomas Crosses English Channel Four Times!

To most people, swimming the English Channel once is...

Interview: The Hairy Handlebars Cycle from London to Tokyo

On March 21, 2019, Ben Cook and George Cullen...

California to Hawaii in 76 days by Paddleboard

Antonio de la Rosa has become the first person...

Mont Blanc: Sea to Summit in 7 Days

On July 29, Gábor Rakonczay reached the summit of...

Updated: The World’s Most Difficult Swims

Since Captain Matthew Webb became the first person to...

Weekend Warm-Up: The Skye’s the Limit

Six years ago, Tim Howell decided to take up...

Why Women Excel at Marathon Swimming

Officially, marathon swimming is any open swim over 10km...

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