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Born in Spain, with a Spanish father and a mother from Peru, Gonz Ferrero grew up in the midst of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Despite growing up in a highly urban area he eventually found his way into the mountains. ↠ Follow along in this interview that will take you through investment banking and project leading solar parks in Spain, to starting a bi…
 
I must admit that I was very surprised when I received an e-mail from Spotify where I was asked to record a live podcast when they arranged their ”End of the Year Party” for their employees in Sweden. I’m not a big player - but Spotify sure is. All their staff got to choose between different interests to match them to different dinner venues - and …
 
I first met Billy White at a book release event at Rosendals trädgård where I was asked to perform a short Q&A with the authors. Billy, one of the authors, is also the head chef at Rosendals. The two books being released was Moonvalley Diaries by Emelie Forsberg, Ida Nilsson and Mimmi Kotka - and Billys own book Eat, Run, Enjoy! both on Gawell publ…
 
This autumn I was asked to lead a short panel discussion on a Houdini Sportswear event following a preview of an ongoing project called ”Coextinction”. Coextinction is a project to document and protect the life of the Southern Resident Killer Whales off the coast of British Colombia. One of many threats to the Orcas is starvation. The panel consist…
 
This year Fjällräven Classic turns fifteen. It is an event that attracts more than two thousand hikers from 48 different nations - and that is just for the Swedish edition. I was invited to experience a hiking event that manages to combine pristine nature with rock'n'roll and tattoos. We already know that hiking is pretty much the best you can do f…
 
Have you ever dreamt of leaving your normal, hectic day-to-day life and just move someplace in nature, restart you systems and focus on the things that you feel really matter? That is what American-Swedish couple Michael and Sophia Miracolo did when they one day decided to leave their hectic life in New York City and instead moved into a small red …
 
He is described as one of the most creative and courageous riders of today and as he came to town to present his new movie project Frozen Mindtogether with The North Face I got the chance to sit down in the studio with french snowboarder Victor de le Rue. Victor de le Rue grew up in the small resort Saint-Lary in the Pyrenees as the youngest of fiv…
 
British alpinist Andy Houseman would probably describe himself as "just a regular guy who loves climbing", but Andy with his team was nominated for the Piolet d'Or back in 2010 - and you don't end up being nominated if you're "just a normal guy". I first heard of Andy in #6 of Sidetracked Magazine and as he came to Stockholm for a stop of the North…
 
The first time that I met Megan Kimmel was back in 2014 as I was in Chamonix for an event with Asics that they called Outrun the Sun. Back then Megan was part of the Ascis team and she ran the last part of a relay following the UTMB course rounding the Mt Blanc.I was very fresh behind the microphones back then and the recordings I did, amongst them…
 
Every once in a while the planets and stars are aligned and I get the chance to meet up with one of the really big and interesting international names.When Rich Roll together with his friend and coach Chris Hauth decided to take on ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Championship I got the chance to sit down with Rich for a long talk at the acast studio.Rich Roll…
 
When I started this podcast I made it very clear that I would never get motorsports into the show but when Stefan Ytterborn, the founder and former CEO of POC, invited me for a lunch to talk about his new project I thought "hey, I'm game".Together with a international team and his two sons Stefan is now working on a project called CAKE. The goal is…
 
Every time I prepare a new interview I do quite extensive research and when we sit down to record I always want to have a wide range of questions written down - so that is also what I did for this sitdown with climbers Caroline Ciavaldini and her husband James Pearson. However, after just a couple of minutes the questions went straight out of the w…
 
One of many inspiring people I’ve met through the work with Husky is Andy Schell and his wife Mia who now also are really good friends.Together they run a business around their sailboat Isbjörn and just like me Andy also manages a podcast. In the podcast On the Wind Andy talks with sailors from all over; the gallery spans from happy enthusiasts to …
 
I stumbled upon a fantastic Instagram account about two years ago. Enchanting pictures of the majestic polar bear in the unique and threatened arctic regions north of Svalbard. The account belonged to producer Fredrik Granath and after a while I decided to contact him - and when we finally got the chance to meet up in Stockholm we sat down to recor…
 
Jez Bragg won the Ultra Trail Mont Blanc in 2010 but what really makes him stand out as a ultra runner is the, in lack of better words, epic adventure of running and kayaking the entire length of the Te Araroa trail.The Te Araroa means “the long pathway” and it connects the northernmost with the southernmost tip of New Zealand. He started running t…
 
Episode sixteen is a long interview with German alpinist David Göttler.The episode was made in cooperation with The North Face and Addnature since David was one of the athletes that took part in the development of the very exclusive 2015/16 Summit Series called The Other Way.Before the interview I talk with Joe Venacchio, the Global Product Vice Pr…
 
He won the 100K World Championships 4 minutes ahead of Jonas Buud. His Marathon PR is at an amazing 2:14.36, he won the 2015 5K Obstacle Race "Warrior Dash", and he is aiming to qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. He came in second at this years Ultravasan 90K behind Jonas Buud and he is called "the renaissance man of running" - it is an honour t…
 
One of the best things with Husky is all the chances and opportunities that so often opens up. Who would have thought that I would get an e-mail from the husband of the Swedish ambassador to Lebanon telling me that they not only listen to Husky, but also asks if I would be interested in meeting a friend of theirs - Maxime Chaya, who is the sixth pe…
 
I remember very well the first time I saw the Aurora Arktika and her captain Sigurdur “Siggi” Jonsson; it was in the fantastic short movie Iceland – A Skier’s Journey by Jordan Manley.Somewhere along the way I came in contact with Siggi and I was offered a place on the boat for a week of skitouring in the Westfjords.This is episode thirteen of the …
 
About two years ago I happened to see a short interview with a Icelandic woman on the Swedish TV-show Kobra. I don’t really remember what it was about, but I think it was about sustainable fashion. The woman that they spoke to was described as a “fashion designer and Icelandic guide” and that sparked my interest. I wrote her name down and when I th…
 
There is no doubt that one of the most influential snowboarders of his time is Antti Autti from Rovaniemi, Finland. He is one of two people to ever beat Shaun White in the Winter X Games halfpipe. In 2005 he was crowned double world champion in both Big Air and HalfpipeI met up with Antti in Björkliden where he was he was scouting the surrounding t…
 
Time has come for a long interview with the runner and running coach Rubin McRae for the Husky International series. In Sweden Rubin is famous for his company Urban Tribes and for coaching runners like Lisa Nordén and Kajsa Berg.Hear about Rubins childhood with a twin brother, sister, young parents and a running father. About New Zealand, about mee…
 
I am very proud to present a interview with the exceptional Javier Gomez Noya - four times ITU world champion, 2014 Ironman 70.3 World Champion, Olympic silver medalist and 2012 Xterra world champion plus much, much more! This interview is a very fine addition to the Husky International Series.During a hectic training period at Playitas Resort Javi…
 
In the first episode of the year, and in the sixth episode of the Husky International series, I sit down with professional freeskier Jackie Paaso.Jackie is one of the top riders in the Freeride World Tour and the day after our interview she was heading south towards the Alps together with her fiance Reine Barkered in search of good conditions to st…
 
The fifth episode of Husky International is a long interview with the CEO of the Norwegian Outdoor brand Norrøna. Jørgen made his first jacket in the factories sewing machine when he was only twelve years old.We talk about his own passion for the active life outdoor that he loves to mend into the company dna, we talk about taking responsibility for…
 
This episode will introduce some of the people behind the sport of swimrun, centered around the ninth edition of Ö till ö. I had the chance to follow the organizers to the beautiful Engadin valley in Switzerland where the first official swimrun race outside of Sweden was organized.The episode is not a race report, but a chance to get some insights …
 
It is a true honor to present my second all english episode – an interview with one of the most influential and successful triathletes: Chris “Macca” McCormack.He has won the ITU World Champion title five times, he has broken the 8-hour barrier over the Ironman distance 4 times – the only man to break the barrier more than twice. Hailed by ESPN as …
 
My first all English interview is with multisport and endurance racer Scott Cole that I met up with as he was participating in the Sweden Sky Race up in Björkliden, Sweden. Scott actually ended up winning the 57 km part of the race, more about that in the interview.We talk about Scotts way to become a very successful endurance racer, how he started…
 
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