Meenakshi Pahuja leads a busy and adventurous life.
The Assistant Professor at the University of Delhi in India and President of its Alumni Association, has attempted a crossing of the English Channel and the Tampa Bay Marathon Swim, completed the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim in New York, the Swim Around Key West in Florida, and the International Self-Transcendence Marathon Swim in Switzerland as well as competed in the Tex Robertson Highland Lakes Challenge in Texas (5 lakes in 5 days) and the SCAR Swim Challenge (3 lakes in 4 days).
With her experience with the success and DNF’s in open water swimming, the Government of India’s Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports selected her to join the National Selection Committee for India’s prestigious Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award.
The Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award is the highest national recognition for outstanding achievements in the field of adventure on land, sea and air, and are conferred by the President of India in August every year.
Last year, Ritu Kishor Kedia received the Award for Water Adventure for completing 4 marathon swims and crossing 2 Oceans Seven channels within a span of 26 days.
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