Tori Murden McClure
"Louisville Life"catches up with Tori Murden McClure, the first woman to accomplish the feats of rowing solo across the Atlantic Ocean, skiing to the South Pole and climbing a dramatic Antarctic mountain peak, the Lewis Nunatak. She also has earned a masterís degree from Harvard and a law degree from the University of Louisville. She served as a vice-president at Spalding University in Louisville, Ky., and became the school's president in 2010.
In this segment, McClure discusses her book, "A Pearl in the Storm: How I Found My Heart in the Middle of the Ocean" (HarperCollins, 2009), including why it focuses on her first, unsuccessful attempt to row across the Atlantic. Plus, learn how moving to our city while she was a teen set Tori on a path to greatness.
To learn more about Tori Murden McClure, check out her Season Two "Louisville Life" interview with Candyce Clifft.
- Program 404
- "Louisville Life" meets adventurer and educator Tori Murden McClure, visits the Abbey of Gethsemani, visits Capriole Farmstead Goat Cheeses in southern Indiana and more. (#404)