At the age of 24, my life was drastically changed.
While competing in a 100km ultra marathon in the Australian outback in 2011, I encountered an out of control grassfire. Trapped by the flames, I suffered burns to 65% of my body.
Surviving against overwhelming odds, I’ve rebuilt my life and defied every expectation placed on me. I’m living proof that, with the right mindset, we truly can achieve anything
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What They’re Saying
“My friend Turia Pitt is an extraordinary person. She is living proof that with a strong purpose and vision for your life, you can overcome ANY challenge and any circumstance. I feel blessed to have had the opportunity to know her and to hear her powerful story of triumph over the unimaginable.”Tony RobbinsAuthor, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach
“Turia is a strong and determined woman. Inspirational in every sense of the word. A role model for people of all ages.”Mick FanningPro Surfer and 3 X ASP World Champion
“Turia Pitt is fierce. Fiercely brave. Fiercely confident. Fiercely determined. Fiercely funny. In the time I've known her, she's taught me everything about what it means to be a woman who knows her worth and who rates her value, inside and out. The word inspirational is an overused one. Not in this case. Meeting Turia and talking to her left me awe-struck.”Mia FreedmanFounder, Mamamia
“Turia has so many of the qualities I love and admire. She’s inspiring, intelligent, courageous, funny and takes the ‘never give up attitude’ to a whole new level! Her passion for life is contagious and I consider myself extremely fortunate to have had the opportunity to get to know this truly amazing woman.”Lorna Jane ClarksonLorna Jane Founder and Active Living Advocate
“Turia is a tremendous inspiration to women here in Australia and overseas. Her message of perseverance resonates with women from all over the world - actively motivating them to make positive changes in their lives. Her never, never, never give up motto is a strong and powerful message, serving as an anthem for women everywhere.”Lisa WilkinsonAustralian journalist and television presenter