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Adventure Sports Podcast

Listen to in-depth interviews twice a week from adventure sports enthusiasts from around the globe. You'll hear from outfitters, guides, instructors, authors and many more who live their lives to the fullest. Not only will you enjoy shows about your favorite adventure sports, but you'll also discover activities you may decide to try as well. Come learn about amazing people and how their organizations provide incredible benefits to society.
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Listen to in-depth interviews three days a week from adventure sports enthusiasts around the globe. You'll hear from outfitters, guides, instructors, authors and many more who live their lives to the fullest. Not only will you enjoy shows about your favorite adventure sports, but you'll also discover activities you may decide to try as well. Come learn about amazing people and how their organizations provide incredible benefits to society.

Sep 24, 2018

Allen Kenneth Schaidle lives in Dubai, but he spends his leisure time researching boulders on America’s grand prairie. His bookcase has an entire shelf dedicated to his collection of Midwest climbing guidebooks. The first guidebook he purchased was Sandstone Warrior: Bouldering Southern Illinois by Matt Bliss. Today, you’ll find it stained, marked with personal notes, and dog-eared from years of trips to some of the world’s best sandstone boulders. Unfortunately, just as he left his Midwest roots for global pursuits, the bouldering of Missouri and other heartland states experienced a resurgence. On this episode, Allen shares, with us, the adventure to be had in the Midwest and he makes a strong argument for the Midwest's rock climbing bragging rights altering some stereotypes along the way.

 

Visit Allen's site for more stories and information about rock climbing in the American Midwest. www.akschaidle.com

Sep 20, 2018

In 2010, Kevin Shannon ventured out on cycling trip around Europe. When he entered into the country of Serbia, he fell in love with the place. This infatuation with a country roughly the size of Maine inspired him to spend more time walking 900 kilometers from top to bottom then later again from south to north. Listen in as Kevin describes what it was that intrigued him about this often misunderstood land.

https://www.instagram.com/kev_shannon/
https://www.facebook.com/kevinshannonadventurer
https://twitter.com/Kev_Shannon

Sep 17, 2018

Is it possible to complete Ireland's toughest endurance event with 10 months of training when you started from the couch? Well, Aidan and Blane are going to find out. Listen to their journey from the perspective of the trainer and trainee as they approach their biggest goal yet, The Race.

The Race is a 250 km unsupported endurance event across the rugged landscape of North West Donegal, Ireland. It involves 15km of kayaking, 166km of cycling, 5km of mountain running and 64km of road and trail running. All under 24 hours. 

They're also documenting their journey to the starting line in the form of a podcast. 

Check out https://couchto250k.simplecast.fm/ to hear more!

https://www.facebook.com/couchto250k

https://twitter.com/aidandohertyfit

https://www.instagram.com/aidandohertyfitness/

http://therace.ie/

Sep 14, 2018
Chad Brown and his wife Katie dreamed of downsizing their life and moving themselves and their three kids onto a Schoolie (converted schoolbus) and traveling the country. After putting a ton of work into converting their 2001 Bluebird bus into their new home, they set out to explore. Listen in to hear how they do it, where they've been and what their latest plans are. Here's a hint...... the bus is up for sale!!??
 
And check out their Instagram page: www.instagram.com/lovealways_adventureoften
 
This is only a short preview of Chad's full episode available to our Patreon subscribers. If you'd like to help support ASP and reap the rewards, head over to www.patreon.com/adventuresportspodcast to sign up for just $5 per month!
Sep 13, 2018

From beautiful Gunnison, Colorado, bike mechanic by day and mountain bike ninja the rest of the time, Jefe Branham talks about the ups n downs of packing your mountain bike with the bare essentials and hitting the trail. Jefe won the 2700 mile Tour Divide racing from Canada to Mexico along the Rocky Mountains. He has also won the 500 mile Colorado Trail Race a staggering 4 times! Listen in if you love mountain biking. Heck, listen in if you love adventure!
Check out his blog at: www.jwookieone.com and hit him up in his comments.
https://www.instagram.com/jwookstar/
https://www.facebook.com/jefe.branham

Sep 10, 2018

In this episode, Curt finally gets to share his story with adventure sports.  Get a look behind the man who's always asking the questions.  

Enjoy!

If you'd like to become a patron of the show, visit www.patreon.com/AdventureSportsPodcast.  It's $5 a month and gets you access to extra episodes!

Sep 6, 2018

Alright folks, no more excuses. No matter your challenge, you will benefit from enlarging our life with adventure sports. Check out today's show where Matt Feeney rocks the mic with the stories we all need to hear to remind us that life is to be lived powerfully and on purpose, no matter the circumstances. Matt Feeney was an avid mountain biker and skier when a cliff diving accident at Lake Powell in 1988 left him paralyzed from the waist down. Since then he has again become an amazing skier and biker and SCUBA diver and more..., as well as founding the amazing organization, Adaptive Adventures. He teaches us all NOT to give up, but to adapt to a life better lived. Thanks, Matt!


Adaptive Adventures
1315 Nelson Street, Unit 1
Lakewood CO 80215
Colorado
303-679-2770


Illinois
847-251-8445


www.adaptiveadventures.org
www.facebook.com/adaptiveadventures
www.instagram.com/adaptiveadventures/?hl=en
www.twitter.com/adaptadventures

Sep 3, 2018

This show departs from our usual content in that we are sharing how to avoid one of the biggest and most dangerous pitfalls of adventure sports.  No, not the bike or ski crash.  Not getting lost in the wilderness.  No sinking boats or parachute failures. None of that.  This is how to avoid the most common and dangerous attacks of wildlife!  Ya really.  Not the big ones, though. The tiny, nefarious, forsaken, ticks and mosquitoes, and biting flies, and the rest. Seriously, this is probably the biggest nuisance and deterrent to people getting out into nature and having fun. Emily Dix joins us to share her love of the outdoors and how her family business is solving the problems of vector born illnesses.  No more excuses!

www.provenrepellent.com

www.facebook.com/proveninsectrepellent

Aug 31, 2018

This week's LOTB preview goes over the interesting life of Cindy Ross, who's been on the show before as a guest.  You've heard about her personal adventures, now listen to how she's built a life with her family around her passion for adventure and living alternatively. 

To get full access to this episode, you can become a supporter of the show by going to https://www.patreon.com/AdventureSportsPodcast. It costs $5 a month and gets you access to an extra episode like this every week!

www.cindyrosstraveler.com

A Woman's Journey (AT)
Journey on the Crest (PCT)
Scraping Heaven (CDT)

Aug 30, 2018

With so many new listeners this summer, we wanted to give everyone a reminder of the "why" behind "what" we do. We hope you enjoy!

You can become a supporter of the show by going to https://www.patreon.com/AdventureSportsPodcast. It costs $5 a month and gets you access to an extra episode a week!

Aug 27, 2018

Pete Ripmaster has an amazing story of triumph by ultra running the 1000 mile Iditarod Invitational.  He went from dead last, having a near death experience, to winning the race after just a few attempts.

Being a devout father and husband, Pete has to be diligent to carve out time to train for these truly mind-blowing achievements of endurance and grit. You'll enjoy his fresh, balanced and insightful perspective on his achievements and hopefully learn some of the lessons he shares from some truly difficult times on the trail.  

Enjoy!

His facebook: www.facebook.com/PeteRipmaster/

His website: www.peteripmaster.com

His Instagram: www.instagram.com/peteripmaster

You can become a patron of the show and have access to more episodes by following this link: www.patreon.com/AdventureSportsPodcast

Aug 23, 2018

Listen in as Travis talks with Gea Franklin about rock climbing and working as a stunt double in the movie Cliffhanger.

 

Become a patron of the show for only $5 a month by clicking here. It gets you access to an extra episode a week.  

Aug 20, 2018

These twins are no joke. 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 siblings & twins to climb 'Seven Summits' (highest peaks in all continents)
  • First siblings & twins to complete Adventurers Grand Slam & the Three Pole Challenge
  • Youngest persons ever to complete Adventurers Grand Slam & the Three Pole Challenge (until 12 April 2017, now held by Marin Minamiya of Japan)
  • First twins to reach South Pole on Skis (last degree)
  • First twins to reach North Pole on Skis, (last degree)
  • First female twins to scale Mt Cook, New Zealand's tallest peak on 2 December 2016

National and regional records

  • First South Asians to complete Adventurers Grand Slam & the Three Pole Challenge
  • Youngest and Fastest South Asians to complete Adventurers Grand Slam & the Three Pole Challenge (two years and a month)
  • Youngest South Asians to scale the 'Seven Summits'
  • First Indian women to climb all 'Seven Summits' in first attempt (overall second Indian women and third Indians)
  • Youngest and fastest South Asians to reach North & South Pole on Skis (completed in less than four months)

Honours and awards

  • Awarded first New Zealand-India Sports Scholarship to study Graduation in Sport & Exercise at SIT, Invercargill, NZ
  • Attended US Dept of State's 'Global Sports Mentoring Program' for emerging women leaders in sports in Sep-Oct 2015
  • Conferred India's highest adventure honour 'Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award' 2015 by the President of India on 29 August 2016
  • On 23 October 2016, awarded 2016 Leif Erikson Young Explorer Award in Husavik, by the President of Iceland

How to follow them:

Twitter: here

Instagram: here

 

Aug 16, 2018

In 1982, at the age of just twenty-three and halfway through her architecture studies, Elspeth Beard left her family and friends in London and set off on a 35,000-mile solo adventure around the world on her 1974 BMW R60/6.

Reeling from a recent breakup and with only limited savings from her pub job, a tent, a few clothes and some tools, all packed on the back of her bike, she was determined to prove herself. She had ridden bikes since her teens and was well traveled. But nothing could prepare her for what lay ahead.

When she returned to London nearly two and a half years later she was stones lighter and decades wiser. She'd ridden through unforgiving landscapes and countries ravaged by war, witnessed civil uprisings that forced her to fake documents, and fended off sexual attacks, biker gangs and corrupt police convinced she was trafficking drugs. She'd survived life-threatening illnesses, personal loss and brutal accidents that had left permanent scars and a black hole in her memory. And she'd fallen in love with two very different men. In an age before email, the internet, mobile phones, sat-navs and, in some parts of the world, readily available and reliable maps, Elspeth achieved something that would still seem remarkable today.

Told with honesty and wit, this is the extraordinary and moving story of a unique and life-changing adventure.

Her website: www.elspethbeard.com

The Book: www.bookdepository.com/Lone-Rider-Elspeth-Beard/9781782438045

Aug 13, 2018

Felicity Aston MBE is a British Polar Explorer, author, speaker and expedition leader. In 2012, she became the first woman to ski alone across Antarctica, a journey of 1084 miles that took 59 days to complete. That expedition garnered her a Guinness World Record. She has also been elected Fellow of both the Royal Geographical Society in London and The Explorers Club in New York.

Her love for polar exploration began at the age of 23 at Rothera Research Station on the Antarctic Peninsula, where she monitored the climate as a meteorologist.

Her expeditions have taken her to places like Greenland, where she became the first British woman to cross the giant landmass, both the North and South Pole, and to leading numerous record-breaking adventures all over the world, involving all women teams.

Her story is truly inspirational and her achievements are downright amazing. Enjoy!

Her website: www.felicityaston.co.uk

Her Twitter: twitter.com/felicity_aston

Her Facebook: www.facebook.com/felicity.aston.5

Aug 10, 2018

When Caiti Jackson and her family decided they were tired of living the same old life they opened their world by minimizing the size of their home.   Listen to Caiti share her experience with the transition, how they pay for it and what it's taught her and her family.  You don't want to miss this one!

If you'd like to hear the full episode go to:  www.patreon.com/AdventureSportsPodcast

Becoming a patron costs $5 a month and gets you access to one show a week focused on listening to folks who have taken a normal life and living it outside the box.

Learn more about Caiti at:

www.caitijackson.com

Instagram: Caiti Jackson

Facebook: Caiti Jackson Photography

Aug 9, 2018

The story that's so incredible it deserves a second listen.  All the way back in episode 217, Steve joined us to recount his adventure of survival.

An avid sailor, naval architect and New York Times best-selling author, Steve Callahan designed and built his 21' sloop the Napolean Solo to sail it across the Atlantic Ocean from Newport, RI to England with plans to compete in a regatta. Once underway in the race, Steve experienced issues with the boat and was forced to drop out. Once repairs were made, he continued on his way only to be stopped in his tracks in the middle of the ocean when his sailboat was struck and began to sink.

Listen is as Steve recounts his 76 day journey across the Atlantic in his life raft with only his ditch kit and a small spear gun with him.

Be sure to click on the book link below to get his New York Times best-selling book: "Adrift: 76 Days Lost at Sea" to dig deeper into his amazing story!

The Book: Adrift: 76 Days Lost at Sea

Sea Website: http://www.stevencallahan.net/

Aug 6, 2018

From running across the Grand Canyon and back to completing the 125k Canadian Death Race to being the fastest person to run around Mt. Rainier's Wonderland Trail and so much more, Mallory Brooks has a beyond impressive resume in the world of ultra running.

Listen as she tells inspiring stories and shares hilarious insight from her experiences on the trail.  

In addition to being a record-breaking ultra runner, Mallory is the creator, with her husband, Jason, of Spectrum Trail Racing in Austin, Texas and a coach for Rail Training. On top of all that, she is a mother.

You find more about Mallory by visiting www.spectrumtrailracing.com

FB: www.facebook.com/spectrumtrailracing

Instagram: 

www.instagram.com/spectrumtrail/ 

www.instagram.com/hilloflife/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/spectrumtrails

Join us on Patreon for only $5 a month to get your all access pass to the inspiration that will have you thinking about how you too can live a life outside the box:

www.patreon.com/AdventureSportsPodcast

 

Aug 3, 2018

Luisa & Graeme Bell have been travelling around the world full time in their Land Rover Defender 110 with their kids for 7 years. They have driven through 4 continents covering more than 150,000 miles. For this Life Outside the Box episode, we caught up with the couple while they are doing some house sitting in Switzerland. Listen in to get the download on where they've been, what they'seen and how they manage to live a life outside the box doing what makes their family happiest. 

This is a shortened version of the full episode available to our ASP Patrons. To join in on the fun and hear all of our full length LOTB shows, simply head over to www.patreon.com/adventuresportspodcast to sign up. It's just $5 a month and you'll get access to these exclusive shows plus chances to win our demo product giveaways as well as opportunities to ask questions of upcoming guests!

 

Follow Luisa, Graeme and the kids at: www.a2aexpedition.com  You'll also find their three books about their travels on the site. You can help support them on Patreon at their page: www.patreon.com/a2aexpedition and follow them on social media at the following links:

FB: www.facebook.com/a2a.expedition
Instagram: www.instagram.com/graeme.r.bell
YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCa-Q2zqKR-tXxyC2iUa3vOA
Twitter: twitter.com/Arg2Alaska

 

Aug 2, 2018

This flashback episode is on one of our favorite subjects. During the month of March every year, the Iditarod sled dog race is run in Alaska from Willow to Nome and covers more than 1100 miles over 9-15 days or more depending on the team. Listen in as three-time Iditarod competitor, Blake Freking is with me today to talk about  the incredible adventure sled dog racing is.

https://www.facebook.com/blake.freking
http://www.racingsiberians.com/

If you'd like to help support ASP and reap the rewards, head over to www.patreon.com/adventuresportspodcast to sign up for just $5 per month!

Stop by www.kindsnacks.com/sports to save 50% off of your first order plus free shipping with the KIND Snack Pack!

Jul 30, 2018

As if the Trans Am Bike Race wasn't difficult enough, Ryan Flinn is attempting to complete the Triple Crown of Ultra Distance Cycling by completing, in one year, the Trans America Bike Race, the Indian Pacific Wheel Race AND the Trans Continental Race in Europe!

 

Follow Ryan and see how he's progressing:

www.curvecycling.au

Facebook: @CurveCycling

Twitter: @CurveCycling

Instagram: @CurveCycling

Jul 27, 2018

Leon Logothetis joins us for another episode about living his life on the road traveling the world while relying on the kindness of strangers he meets along the way. If you haven't read Leon's books or seen his Netflix documentary series, you're missing out! Leon's stories and experiences will bring a tear to your eye as you witness acts of kindness you may not even think are possible. Do yourself a favor and visit www.leonlogothetis.com to find out more or head to Netflix and watch his first series on Kindness 1. Leon's new series is due out in January as well!

 www.leonlogothetis.com

Facebook: @LeonLogothetis

Twitter: @LeonLogothetis

Instagram: @LLogothetis

YouTube: @LeonLogothetis

Of course, this is only a short preview of Leon's full episode available to our Patreon subscribers. If you'd like to help support ASP and reap the rewards, head over to www.patreon.com/adventuresportspodcast to sign up for just $5 per month!

Stop by www.kindsnacks.com/sports to save 50% off of your first order plus free shipping with the KIND Snack Pack!

Jul 26, 2018

Ever want to see the world, meet the people, and make a difference that really matters? Zack Smith shares this very inspiring story of how simply going to where the hurt is can develop into a lifelong journey of adventure and caring around the world. It all started when Zach and some colleagues traveled to Haiti to help after the earthquakes there. Next came travel around Africa in a Cessna to remote villages to assist with surgeries. One thing led to another and now they have built a clinic in Nigeria that is caring for people from dozens of villages in the area. Real lives touched. Real impact. Real adventure that matters.

www.corethird.com
www.uponthisrockmedicalcenter.org
www.facebook.com/pg/UponThisRockMedicalCentre/about/?ref=page_internal

Jul 23, 2018

When David Mauro was in his forties, his life hit rock bottom. With nothing to lose, he left everything he knew behind and set out on an epic international adventure. For the next seven years, Dave trudged across glaciers, frozen wastelands and through dense, dangerous forests. He communed with penguins and elephants, kept company with cannibals and gunrunners, and spoke with the dead. And though he’d never been a climber, he ended up joining history’s courageous few when he ascended into the clouds to stand at the summit of Mt Everest. 

Davidjmauro.com
Facebook: facebook.com/TheAltitudeJournals
Instagram: @davidjmauro
YouTube: youtube.com/user/Kilgoretrout22

Twitter: @davidj_mauro


Make sure you check out David's book too! "The Altitude Journals" at; www.davidjmauro.com/product/the-altitude-journals

 

Stop by www.kindsnacks.com/sports to save 50% off of your first order plus free shipping with the KIND Snack Pack!

Join us on Patreon for only $5 a month to get your all access pass to the inspiration that will have you thinking about how you too can live a life outside the box:

https://www.patreon.com/AdventureSportsPodcast

Jul 19, 2018

We revisit the episode today where Shawn Forry recounts how he and Justin Lichter thru hiked the Pacific Crest Trail in the winter! This is no small feat and as far as records tell, no one has managed it before! There is a whole lot more than just the PCT in this show. Shawn has also hiked the AT, the CDT, the Colorado Trial, the Long Trail, and many, many more. Don't miss this one! Fantastic!


www.shawnforry.com

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