A 1972 Olympian who competed in the 10,000 meter event, Jeff Galloway is known around the world for his training programs for runners. Jeff spends time with us on this episode discussing what it takes to start and succeed in your running program. He also fills us in on what it was like to qualify for and compete in the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany. He also talks about the tragic terrorist events which cast a dark cloud over the games.
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What is it like to find your passion and really go for it? Patricia Gay did just that when she found motorcycles. Before she even finished her first rider class, she had already decided to race! Join us as Patricia shares how much fun riding and racing can be.
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Bike to the river. Pull your raft out of your pack. Put your bike on the raft. Float the river. Put your raft in your pack. Bike on.
Sound cool? Open up some new adventure routes? You bet it does! Steve Fassbinder shares fun and hilarious stories on pack rafting and bike packing. From summit to sea in Mexico, across hundreds of miles of desert and canyons in Utah, and even through the Grand Canyon, Steve shows us how it's done!
Part 2 of Baja Racing with Erich Reisen. I wanted to give Erich plenty of time to tell us all about the charities his team are working to help out. Listen in and learn how you too can lend them a hand!
Erich Reisen is a Canadian firefighter who wanted to do something good for hummanity while fulfilling a lifelong dream of driving in the Baja 1000. So he got some of his firefighting friends together and they built themselves a Volkswagen Beetle to run in the 5/1600 class. Check it out and be sure to stop by the links to help them complete their fire truck donation to La Mision.
60,000 miles on a bicycle? But it is not about the miles for Willie Weir and his wife, Kat. It is all about the people and the memories. Join us to hear all about it from motivational speaker, author, and world adventure traveler, Willie Weir - human powered inspiration.
There may be no better way to start in mountaineering than to climb Colorado's 14,000 foot tall peaks. Jeff Golden shares his tips, tricks, and experiences in today's show on Colorado 14ers! With enough will power and determination, most people can climb Colorado's high peaks. But there are a few things you need to know first. Jeff and the Colorado Mountain Club give you the know how. You provide the muscle! Come with us on this amazing journey to the tops!
Listen in as Travis talks with Gea Franklin about rock climbing and working as a stunt double in the movie Cliffhanger.
In this episode Travis speaks with Emma Cobb about her passion for bodyboarding. Emma has been bodyboarding since 17 and has been competing in the Women's World Bodyboarding Tour since 2012. Listen in and see if bodyboarding is your next adventure sport!
Listen in as Gail and Porter delight us with tales and excerpts from Gail's book about hiking the Pacific Crest Trail and MORE. Gail and Porter get real, share the funny and the serious in a fresh light. And you've got to read the book - Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award!
I Promise Not to Suffer
A Fool for Love Hikes the Pacific Crest Trail
It's Curt's time again. He tells us all about his crazy SCUBA adventures. The hosts take some time to thank listeners for their iTunes reviews. Keep them coming!
While hiking through the Scottish Highlands, Philip Werner realized that he had had his fill of corporate life and the Section Hiker was born. How many professional hikers do you know? Philip qualifies. Listen as he shares his insights into hiking that we all can do, one section at a time.
Nathan Millward decided he didn't want to fly home to London on a boring commercial airliner. So with just 3 days of preparation, Nathan set off to ride from Sydney, Australia back to London, England on a motorcycle. However this was not your typical large displacement adventure touring motorcycle, Nathan did this 9-month, 23,000 mile trip through 18 countries on a 105cc postal carrier bike. As if that weren't enough, he later decided to ride that same bike 8000 miles across the United States from New York to Alaska. Listen in to hear about his fantastic adventure.
Ever want to drop it all and take up the cruising life? Jim and Kay Parsons took the leap and it proved to be one of the best things they ever did. Jim Parsons is the voice of experience who not only tells great stories of living on board, but offers amazing advice about how to get started. Whether recalling outrunning water spouts or wintering in the Bahamas, Jim's clever story telling is entertaining and insightful.
Ever wanted to know what these Mud Runs were all about? Do you like to act like a kid and play in the mud? Listen in to this episode where Michael Pierce tells us all about running in a mud run and how you can try it out by registering a team for Muckfest.
Want to introduce your children to nature and the sports you love? Here are a few tips from a dad who raised four children to love nature. Your host, Curt Linville shares some tips and tricks to maximizing hiking, backpacking and camping with children in this weekend mini edition podcast!
Brett Davis from Outdoor Pursuits at Ft Lewis College in Durango, Colorado joins us today to share their program which teaches adventure sports to Ft Lewis students. All kinds of fun sports, new and old are on the menu! What a great opportunity!
Our friend Eric Bader from the Boulder Outdoor Center discusses Kiteboarding on this episode. Are you ready to give it a try? Listen up and he'll tell you how to get started!
Gerry Roach, the well known author of Colorado Fourteeners, shares stories, advice, lessons learned, and wisdom from his more than 2000 climbs. From the seven summits to all of Colorado's 13ers and 14ers, Gerry has been there, done that! What's more, he has shared his experiences via 15 books he has authored on climbing; guides and narratives. Don't miss this one!
Liz Thomas is a well-traveled adventure athlete most known for breaking the women’s unsupported speed record on the 2,181-mile long Appalachian Trail in 2011. She has completed the Triple Crown of Hiking–the Appalachian Trail, the 2,650 mile Pacific Crest Trail, and 3,100 mile Continental Divide Trail–and has backpacked over 10,000 miles across the United States on long distance hiking trails. Liz is among the most experienced woman hikers in the country and is known for hiking light and fast. In addition to having a lot of experience hiking, Liz also received a Masters in Environmental Science from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and the prestigious Doris Duke Conservation Fellowship for her research on long distance hiking trails, conservation, and trail town communities. Liz has been featured in Backpacker Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, and LA Magazine and has given talks about her experiences at colleges, hiking clubs, and conferences across the country.
Bruno Lutz is an avid mountain biker, kayaker, camper, and both alpine and tele skier. He and his wife love adventure sports so when they had children, they found amazing ways to teach them the sports they loved. Ever hear of kids that learned to snow ski before they could walk? Really. Bruno not only shares the secrets of teaching children such sports safely, but also shares the joys of sharing such special times with his kids. If you have kids, or might have kids, or finished raising your kids, or know someone who has kids -- you get the picture -- this show is for you!
Dave Campbell, owner of Mile High Gliding in Boulder, Colorado stops by to let us in on the ups and downs of flying gliders over the Rocky Mountains.
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The passionate paddler himself shares the wonders of canoeing Canada! David Lee is usually on the water as the ice melts and among the very last to pull his boat out when the winter storms start raging. His favorite trip of all time is the next trip, and he goes on plenty of them covering hundreds of miles per season. Ever wonder what it is like to slip through those crystal clear lakes drifting past wildlife and breathing in the pristine paradise. Listen in. This show is for you.
Frank Block, paddling instructor, visits to discuss Whitewater Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Listen in and see if you've got what it takes to paddle one of these things down the rapids!
Ever wonder what it would be like to not only climb mountains, but to have the strength to run over and through mountains for days? There are those who do. Dale Garland began his ultra distance career by running the 400 miles of the Colorado trail. He now serves as the Director of the Hardrock 100.