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After quitting her job at NPR to thru-hike the Colorado Trail, Willow was filled with confidence and a desire to help tell stories of adventure to the world. The job at NPR wasn’t satisfying her desire to do something outside the box and the recent passing of her mother was enough for her to reset the path she was going down. To say the least, the …
 
From enduring injuries, to hunger, to all sorts of mental toughness, Branden gives us a very fresh deep dive of his recent climb of Montana’s 50 highest peaks. The journey was mostly above tree line which added some interesting challenges to the 18-day journey. Branden was also traveling pretty light so his challenges and achievement are that much …
 
For some of us, we let fate and passion find us by chance. For others, we go out and find them ourselves. Hilary is among the latter. After being in love with hockey since the age of three, Hilary was looking for another sport she could be passionate about. The idea to try every known sport, over 8,000, was her solution to discover her next obsessi…
 
Originally Aired November 2, 2017 Jens Jakob Anderson is on the show today to talk about the rugged Ersfjordtraversen trek and climb along the north side of Norway's Ersfjord. Jens also runs RunRepeat which is an awesome website that helps you find the perfect running shoes for you with no bias to any brand. www.runrepeat.com Facebook: https://www.…
 
After 8 years of planning this adventure, Amy & Brian Micheletti are here today about what it was like to thru-hike the PCT during the entirety of the pandemic. In a lot of ways it was better, in others it was more challenging. It was, however, 100% an adventure... They also traded off blogging all 141 days of hiking. You can check it out at amynbr…
 
Originally aired August 20, 2018 These twins are the real deal. Their list of achievements are impressive, especially when you consider they're only 27 years old! This was an interview to remember and we hope you enjoy! Take a look at what they've done together: World records First female twins to scale Mt Everest (Climbed at 21 years of age) First…
 
Ben is joining Adventure Sports Podcast to tell us about his first paddle descent of the Sonam Section of the Kuri Chu in eastern Bhutan. More about Ben from Precisionpaddlesports.com: “Ben is a native of Orange, Virginia where he grew up playing around in and paddling on local rivers. Over the past 15 years Ben has been fortunate enough to have ha…
 
Originally aired October 23, 2017 Between 2011 and 2015, Sarah Outen kayaked, cycled and rowed over 20,000 miles around the northern hemisphere - across Europe and Asia, the Pacific, North America and the Atlantic. It was a journey of contrasts and extremes in terrain, weather, cultures and climates. Book: "Dare to Do" www.sarahouten.com Twitter: @…
 
Originally published May 26, 2016 Heather Kelly from Heather's Choice Meals for Adventuring is on the show to talk about her 25 day rafting trip through the Grand Canyon as well as explain a little about pack rafting. She spends some time teaching us about the benefits of a Paleo diet too! www.heatherschoice.com/ https://twitter.com/heatherschoice …
 
Simon is here today via Australia to tell us about the world of bike racing, specifically gravel, in East Africa. He’s been organizing races and developing the racing scene in Kenya for years now. Consider joining him in one of his races once the world opens back up! The Migration Gravel Race will be happening January 20-23, 2021. How to find Simon…
 
Originally published August 22, 2016 Tom Smith is the Executive Director of Summit Adventure. Want some life-changing adventures and college credit to boot? Summit might be for you. Listen in as Tom tells of stories of impactful travel, cultural immersion, mountaineering, and more. Tom is an avid tele skier, climber, and mountain biker who has made…
 
After growing up on a farm in Saskatchewan, Bernadette got the taste of mountain living on a family trip to Banff, Alberta. She was so awestruck by the Canadian Rockies that she eventually moved there and worked at the Banff Centre, directing the Banff Mountain Festivals and starting a new division – Mountain Culture at The Banff Centre. After 20 y…
 
Originally aired January 4, 2018 One of our own show listeners Josh Shouse is with us on this episode to fill us in on the mysterious world of underwater cave diving. If you've ever wondered what it would be like to toss a SCUBA tank on your back and explore the unknown under the surface, then sit back, relax and listen in as Josh fills the rest of…
 
Today we have Alex “Armadillo” Dyson give us his halfway point update from the Appalachian Trail. His original plan was to leave much earlier in the spring, but I think we all understand why that wasn’t as doable. He’s joining us near Harper’s Ferry, recognized as the symbolic halfway point of the trail. He actually called us from a mountaintop aft…
 
Originally aired March 5, 2018 On today's episode, we talk with Alexandra Heminsley, author of "Running Like a Girl" and "Leap In". Alex overcame a deep fear of water to eventually become an open ocean swimmer. Both of Alex's books are written to provide the inspiration to get off the couch or out of the bar and do something beyond your comfort zon…
 
The Wild West Bikepacking Route is a new 2,700 mile route from Canada to Mexico that stitches together existing unpaved paths and forest roads to create an incredible cross-section experience of the American West. The route takes riders to incredibly beautiful and iconic places ranging from the red rock deserts of the Grand Canyon and Bryce Canyon …
 
In 2001, Donna Martino stuck a photo on her fridge. It was a picture from the newspaper of a handsome kayaker paddling through the surf. A few months later, Donna matched with the man on a dating website. The rest is history. We tend to assume that fairytale beginnings are a recipe for disaster. But sometimes, the world serves up a dose of schmaltz…
 
Growing up in the woods of Vermont, Ryan felt very comfortable with a lack of “rules” as he and his brother, Matthew, explored the forests, played in the mud, and generally lived free-range. Ryan’s athletic pursuits eventually led him to the basketball court where he would spend his high school and college years excelling in the sport at a high lev…
 
Ep. 670: The Longest Annual Paddle Race in the World - Greg Wingo You don’t think of Alabama as holding many records in the world of endurance races (at least I don’t). However, you’d be wrong! Alabama is home to the Great Alabama 650, a 650-mile paddle race down the Alabama Scenic River Trail going from the northern part of the state out to the Gu…
 
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