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Overcoming Adversity – Part One

Hey Champions, It’s been five years since I was caught in the fire and I’ve managed to overcome so many challenges on my journey. The challenge of accepting the change in my physical appearance The…
Turia Pitt
January 29, 2016
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Going Back to Concord

Last Friday I returned to Concord Hospital in Sydney, the hospital where I was treated for my burns. I was speaking at an event organised by my surgeon, Professor Peter Haertsch and the audience was…
Turia Pitt
January 29, 2016
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The Best Reads of 2015

I love this time of year. After a year full of training and travel and work, I make sure that RECOVERY is the focus of my festive season. That means spending quality time with friends…
Turia Pitt
December 16, 2015
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Overcoming Adversity- Part Two

I’ve overcome a lot of challenges on my journey. It hasn’t been easy, but ask anyone who has overcome a serious challenge and they’ll tell you the same thing I will: it doesn’t happen overnight.…
Turia Pitt
December 10, 2015
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How to Love Your Work

I spend a lot of my time speaking at events. Some of the talks I give are at conferences and galas, others at offices, community centres and schools. It’s always interesting to go into a…
Turia Pitt
October 15, 2015
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Michael and I… Engaged!

I’m so excited to say that Michael and I are now engaged! I simply adore Michael – I think he is the most beautiful person in the world. What I think is particularly beautiful is…
Turia Pitt
October 1, 2015
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With the Right Team, Anything is Possible

I recently completed the Oxfam Trailwalker. It’s a 100 kilometre non-stop event through some of the toughest terrain in Sydney – across mountains, through valleys, around rivers. At 3 am in the morning, after hiking…
Turia Pitt
September 15, 2015