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Pretty Rugged Founder, Tracy Slocum, Featured on WNYT’s “Today’s Women” Segment

After receiving the “Best in Market” award at the winter NY NOW show, Pretty Rugged garnered the attention of the local NBC affiliate, WNYT, in Albany, NY.

“Tracy Slocum has always loved the outdoors. It's not hard to imagine, because her great, great grandfather was Captain Joshua Slocum, the first man to sail around the world alone.

She says he was a true adventurer -- a risk taker. Slocum herself had taken risks before too -- but they never took flight.

'I think a lot of women struggle with that. There's a lot of reasons that we make for ourselves to not be able to do those things that we really want to take that leap of faith,' she acknowledged.

However, last summer, she put it all on the line.

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