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Jennifer Pharr Davis
Jennifer Pharr DavisHeadshot

Jennifer Pharr Davis

National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, Record-Setting Long Distance Hiker
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Jennifer Pharr Davis is an internationally celebrated adventurer, author, mother and business owner. In 2011, she covered the 2,185-mile Appalachian Trail (AT) in forty-six days, eleven hours, and twenty minutes, a remarkable average of forty-seven miles per day and the overall fastest known time to complete the “AT.” She is the first woman to set that mark.

And she has yet to slow down. Hailed as "The Serena Williams of thru-hikers" by PBS, Jennifer’s accomplishments and expertise have been featured in The New York Times, Outside magazine, National Geographic, and the IMAX film Into America's Wild

Jennifer shares her trail adventures with corporate, association, and educational audiences across the country. In the process, she encourages people to leverage their innate endurance and grit to achieve personal bests in everything from sports and family to the boardroom. 

Jennifer has served on the President's Council for Sports Fitness, and Nutrition and is the founder of Blue Ridge Hiking Company, a guiding service that strives “to make the wilderness accessible and enjoyable for adventurers of all ages, genders, and levels of ability.

Jennifer’s most recent book, The Pursuit of Endurance: Harnessing the Record-Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience, was published in 2018. 

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