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Film  ·  Events  ·  Culture  ·  People  ·  14-17 Nov 2019

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Pip Stewart

​Pip is an adventurer, journalist and presenter. A hippy at heart, Pip is a firm believer that connecting with people and the great outdoors is good for the soul.

Pip studied History and Politics at Oxford University and subsequently worked in Asia for five years as an anchor and reporter in Hong Kong and Malaysia. She reported on the Malaysian election, and produced political and travel multimedia stories for The Telegraph, BBC, CNN and the South China Morning Post, amongst others.

In 2013, Pip cycled home from Malaysia to London - 10,000 miles and 26 countries in a year - and started working as Red Bull's Adventure Editor. In 2016 Pip’s adventures took her on a 3,000 mile cycle, boat and plane journey exploring Brazil and Peru to raise awareness of the environmental issues in the region. From the mouth of the Amazon River in the Atlantic, finishing in Lima at the Pacific, she documented the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest with adventurer Reza Pakravan and its devastating effect on the indigenous communities; 'Transamazonica' is the resulting six-part series.

Last February Pip teamed up with fellow adventurers Laura Bingham and Ness Knight to take on a world first – paddling the entire length of The Essequibo, South America's third largest river, from source to sea. A highly under-explored part of the world, the journey started in the Acarai Mountains in Southern Guyana. The river flows for 1,014km through remote jungle, untouched virgin rainforest, unknown rapids, contentious gold mining camps until it meets the Atlantic Ocean. Running the Essequibo, the resulting film, will be released soon…

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