Elite ultra endurance athlete, BAFTA and multi award-winning TV presenter, journalist and adventurer.
Lowri Morgan is a world-class ultra endurance athlete, BAFTA and multi award-winning television presenter and journalist. Lowri has competed in and won some of the toughest foot races on Earth.
Lowri Morgan is an elite ultra-endurance marathon runner, BAFTA and multi-award-winning TV presenter, journalist and adventurer.
After overcoming adversity, after a serious sporting accident 18 years ago and despite being told that she would never be able to run properly again, Lowri has competed in and won some of the most extreme races in the world.
Lowri is one of the few endurance athletes in the world to compete in the famous 350 miles non-stop 6633 Ultra Arctic footrace. It is known for being the toughest, windiest and most extreme race on the planet. During the race, Lowri faced minus 72-degree Celsius temperatures, 70 miles per hour winds and despite fracturing her feet she became the world's sixth person to have ever completed the challenge. Other achievements include finishing in the Top 10 after competing in the Jungle Ultra Marathon in the Amazon Forest.
In 2015, just two weeks after becoming a first-time parent, Lowri returned to endurance racing by competing in the notoriously difficult Three Peaks Yacht Race and made history by being the first all-female team to win the race.
In 2016, Lowri became the first person to run from North to South Wales via the country's highest Peaks and mountains in 60 hours. She completed the 150 miles and 10,000-metre ascent challenge in one weekend. Lowri is an Adventurer known for her skydiving, mountain skiing and dangerous waters scuba-diving and is one of 80 people in the World to have dived to view the Titanic wreck.
Due to her many achievements, Lowri was invited to attend a private reception with the Queen to acknowledge her services to adventure and exploration. She has also been awarded the National Adventurer of the Year, Honorary Fellowship at Swansea University and was an Ambassador for the 2016 Welsh Government's Year of Adventure Campaign along with Bear Grylls.
As a TV presenter for over 17 years, Lowri has worked on a number of productions with different companies including live TV with BBC Sport, ITV, Channel 4 and S4C. During the last 5 years, Lowri has been involved with international broadcasters presenting documentaries about the lives of local tribes in Namibia, China, Morocco, Mexico and Peru.
As a speaker, together with footage from her award-winning adventure documentaries, the mother of one talks about empowering self-belief, motivation and life without limits.
By always competing against herself, Lowri thrives on pushing her own boundaries.
"Much respect for Lowri’s commitment and courage, inspiring many." - Bear Grylls, Adventurer, TV Personality, Author and Speaker
"Wow! Lowri stunned our audience into action at the UWCL (UEFA Champion’s League) Final in Cardiff! Inspiring and engaging a packed house to evaluate themselves and never give up on a dream or a goal." - Nick Davidson, Head of Business FAW (Football Association Wales) Trust
"We congratulate Lowri on winning this prestigious award. It’s a deserved recognition of her willingness to take on the ultimate challenge, often against the odds. She is a true ambassador for those who have a thirst for adventure and is also a warm-hearted and natural broadcaster." - Llion Iwan, Commission Editor S4C / Channel 4 Wales
"Listening to Lowri talk about her adventures is a wonderful mix of amazement, awe and laughs. She presents her incredible tales of derring-do in such a humble and self effacing way you start to think anything and everything is possible if you just put your mind to it." - Bleddyn Lake, Friends of the Earth
"AWESOME, a Legend, Inspirational, And so much more, at the end of the day a few of us sat down and talked a lot about her parents' messages for her and what we could learn from that to use with our own children." - Ann Lukens, Mentoring and Development Coordinator, Women Adding Value to the Economy (WAVE) The Women’s Workshop Project @BAWSO
"Saturday was fantastic and honestly, Lowri was utterly charming. A very genuine, humble and lovely person. She spoke wonderfully and her story is amazing and inspiring. It was a pleasure to meet her and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her."
Emma Davies, PA to the CEO, Bluestone National Park Resort
"Lowri's motivational talk at our Annual Student Awards was perfectly pitched for our guests, who ranged from students and their parents to governors and VIPs. She was truly inspirational and brought her experiences to life with a backdrop of her Amazon and Arctic challenges on film. This, coupled with the fact that she is a consummate professional, made her the perfect speaker for our event." - Nicola Roberts, Gower College, Swansea
"On behalf of our Chair Sue Davidge and BIBA I would very much like to thank Lowri for her fantastic speech on Friday. It was without doubt the most fascinating presentation I have seen for a long time and it was delivered with great modesty and professionalism. Lowri would certainly be highly commended." - Frank Walsh, F P Walsh, Archenfield Insurance Management
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