Davey Du Plessis, an avid cyclist and paddler, wanted to solo navigate the full length of the Amazon river by kayak from its source in the Andes of Peru to the Atlantic ocean in Brazil. After about 2 months and 2000 kilometers, his amazing adventure took a dark turn.
It's no wonder Linus' book is a best seller. This guy is funny! From getting bit by the sailing bug to extended cruises with swimming pigs and boat-slashing iguanas, Dr.
Wilson takes us on a great ride!
The Alcan 5000 is a rally where experience, good judgement, consistency, reliability and resourcefulness are rewarded at the finish line. Since the competitors are penalized for arriving too soon just as much as they are for taking too long, these 5000 mile races place private teams on equal footing with their factory team competition. Rally Master Jerry Hines is here today to tell us all about this awesome sounding event.
Roman Dial has been exploring Alaska, America's greatest last frontier, for more that 20 years. Listen in as Roman relates exciting stories about his exploits: packrafting, ice skating over 100 miles, backpacking more than 600 miles self-supported without resupply--all in America's most vast landscapes.
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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. 2016 will mark the 43rd year for the race and three-time Iditarod competitor, Blake Freking is with me today to talk about the incredible adventure sled dog racing is.
Mike has completed 60+ expeditions around the globe including places visited for the FIRST time and first ascents of many peaks. But his first passion is adventure travel and adventures with his daughter. Mike shares not only stories about his exploits, but also much about what it takes behind the scenes to live an adventure-filled life. Thanks for the inspiration, Mike!
Mark Kalch has spent 20 years paddling the world’s rivers and oceans. He was named one of the top 50 Adventurous Men by Men’s Journal and is well-versed on subject of adventure. Mark is currently undertaking a 7 Rivers / 7 Continents Project where he paddles down the longest river on each of the 7 continents. Listen in and check out his adventures in the links below.
Christine Neff has been working as a fitness expert for over 20 years helping people live healthier and more adventure-filled lives. She is an endurance athlete who knows from experience what it takes to achieve that adventure-ready conditioning. Do you thirst after adventure? Perhaps you would like to start by getting into a little better shape so that you can enjoy it all the more. Listen in as Christine provides great advice on how to live a more fit and healthy life!
Join Derek Loudermilk and Travis Parsons for a fun discussion about pro bicycle racing, Adventure Travel, Entrepreneurship and podcasting. Derek went from pro racer and ccientist to adventure traveler and podcaster. He even discovered a new form of virus in Yellowstone National park.
Check out his podcast the Art of Adventure
This isn't about shimmying up a tree as a kid. This is the real deal. Grown-up tree climbing with Harv Teitelbaum. Learn about this innovative sport that allows enthusiasts to really get up there and enjoy the trees and the forest from a whole new perspective. Climb trees of all sorts and sizes from your backyard to exotic trees all around the world. Experience the world from the top! Fun, Fitness & Adventure!
Susie and Dan Kellogg from the Kellogg Show on YouTube stop by to discuss how it is to live on an RV with 12 kids. Listen in and get inspired to hit the open road with your family to learn all there is to learn about our beautiful country!
Web Site & Blog: www.kelloggshow.com
Anna McNuff entertains us with her delightful wit and style as she recounts what it was like to run the length of New Zealand solo, on backcountry trails, self-supported. She also biked through all 50 US states! Inspiring, funny, and powerful. Listen in!
Most motorcycle adventures are completed with a little trouble, but all-in-all they come off without a hitch. Glen Heggstad decided he would like to try the ever-popular trip to Tierra Del Fuego, the southernmost tip of South America. Things went well for Glen for the first month. After that, the trip took a dramatic turn. Listen in to find out!
Eric Bader from the Boulder Outdoor Center is back with Travis to talk about Snow Kiting this time. This is an awesome sounding adventure sport! Check it out.
Part 2 of Skiing the Colorado 14ers. Brittany and Frank Konsella climbed and SKIED all the Colorado 14ers. Yes, it is just as radical and fun as it sounds. Mountaineering. Extreme skiing. Be sure to listen to Part 1 and then dive into this one. Big mountain skiing. Right on!
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And you thought that climbing all the Colorado 14ers was fun! Check this out. Brittany and Frank Konsella climbed and SKIED all the Colorado 14ers. Yes, it is just as radical and fun as it sounds. Mountaineering. Extreme skiing. Winter at its very best! The snow is starting to pile up on the peaks! It is time to think snow!
Gary Armstrong with Air Trekkers Jumping Stilts stops by to talk to Travis Parsons about Power Bocking on those crazy cool power stilts. Ever want to gain a super human ability? Check these things out and you just might!
Listen in as recovering attorney, Ky Delaney shows us how to make the leap from corporate life to Adventure LIFE. Whitewater kayaking, sea kayaking, and sailing as a single adventure mom with her young son Tobin. AND..., be a part of the action. Ky has a Kickstarter campaign RIGHT NOW to raise funds to teach island children water skills while she provides ocean samples to get to the bottom of microplastic contamination. Encouragement for single parents to grab those kids, get out there and have some fun!
While on a trip in Kenya, Rene Cormier discovered Adventure Motorcycling for the first time and began considering how great it would be to travel on two wheels. He ultimately ended up riding around the world through 41 countries and 95,000 miles over the course of 4 ½ years. Rene’s talks with Travis to tell us about his experiences and how that trip changed his life’s path.
Part 2! What is it like to row across an ocean, really? Sonya Baumstein opens up and shares the real story. Sonya not only rowed across the Atlantic, biked from Mexico to Seattle, paddled from Seattle to Juneau, and stand up paddle boarded across the Bering strait, She also survived an interview with the Adventure Sports Podcast!
The rest of the story -- part 2 of a 2-parter.
Wow. What is it like to row across an ocean, really? Sonya Baumstein opens up and shares the real story. Sonya not only rowed across the Atlantic, biked from Mexico to Seattle, paddled from Seattle to Juneau, and stand up paddle boarded across the Berring strait, She also survived an interview with the Adventure Sports Podcast!
Join in for the rest of the story -- part 1 of a 2-parter.
100 Episodes of ASP! Wow! Join Travis and Curt as we share clips from several of our 100 Episodes. These are a few of our favorite stories from some fantastic guests. Celebrate with us!!
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For the full episodes go to the following:
1: Peter Suster - Through Hiking - CDT
6: Allan Karl - Motorcycle World Travel - Forks Book
22: Paul Shurke - Dog Sledding
41: Liz Thomas - Through Hiking Tripple Crown/Urban
42: Gerry Roach - 14ers, Mountaineer, Author
52: Willie Weir - Adventure Travel Bicycling the Planet
65: Craig Kennedy - Hot Air Balloon
78: Tim Emmett - Ice Climbing, Professional Climber
84: Robyn Benincasa - Adventure Racing, Paddling
89: George Kourounis - Storm Chaser, Global Explorer
93: Peter Bray - Kayaked Across Atlantic
Jim Baird is an Adventurer, videographer, writer, photographer, and talent. His previous rolls include extensive work with a map company as well as guiding and gold prospecting. Jim has shot video for Cineflix productions, 13 Minds and The Weather Network US. He's produced, video series such as “The Kesagami River Solo” and “Lessons From The Trail with Jim Baird”. Jim’s content has also appeared in print for several publications that include Explore, Canoeroots, Real Fishing, Kanawa, Ontario Out of Doors, Outdoor Canada, Kype, Canoe & Kayak, Che-Mun, and Field & Stream magazines. Jim is an expert woodsman, white-water canoeist, survivalist, and a bold wilderness navigator. His expedition experience includes a solo trip down the canoe eating rapids of the Kesagami and then along the tempestuous James Bay coat, an 800-mile snowmobile expedition across the Northwest Passage, 200miles above the Arctic Circle. A month long descent of the Northwest Territories Kuujjua River in the Arctic Archipelago followed by 120-kilometers of paddling on the Arctic Ocean. He's also completed a 33-day canoe expedition via four rivers including the Adlatok in northern Quebec and Labrador. In addition to this, Jim has done several other major trips and hundreds of shorter ones closer to his home in Ontario.
Learn more today about travel and how to incorporate adventure sports into your trips as Jason Moore and Curt Linville recount adventure stories from around the globe. This dual interview and dual podcast is being published on both this show, The Adventure Sports Podcast, and also on Jason's show, Zero to Travel. We had a ton of fun putting this one together for you. We hope you have fun listening in!
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Paula Moldenhauer--author, inspirational speaker and adventure lover--inspires all to overcome challenges and to break free to a spirit of adventure. After raising four kids, Paula found herself out of shape and in need of fresh adventure in her life. Listen in as she inspires us to start right where we are and to live that bigger life of discovery and fresh adventures.
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