Alright, Jim has me convinced! Skate skiing rocks! What a great way to get low or high impact exercise while spending focused time in nature. And that first cousin, cross country skiing, offers a lot too. Looking for a way to beat those winter blues? Join us today to find out more. Jim is also the owner of Sport Hill which provides top level ski gear for these sports. Listen and learn how you can save 15%. What's more, Jim gives you tips on how to become an entrepreneur based on the sports you love. Tell your friends!
As a former soldier in the British Special Forces, a military diver and lifelong adventurer, Peter Bray has led a very full life doing what he loves. He now works as a security consultant and outdoor pursuits instructor. In his 56 years, there are few extreme challenges that he has not attempted. Pete’s exploits have taken him from the frozen wastes of Norway to the searing heat of the African bush. Listen in as Pete tells some of the best stories of harrowing ocean crossings and even about his trouble with the British police at age 11.
Want a lighter pack? Need food planning advice? Want to hike for days without injury? Liz Thomas returns to the Adventure Sports Podcast and shares the tips and tricks of successful through hiking. And Liz ought to know. Recipient of the Triple Crown Award for through hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, the Continental Divide Trail, and the Appalachian Trial, Liz is a leader in the sport of through hiking. Known for breaking the women’s unsupported speed record on the 2,181-mile long Appalachian Trail in 2011, Liz is among the most experienced women hikers in the country and specializes in 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.
We take a short break from the radical today to connect with the accessible. Want to get started in adventure sports but not sure just what to do first? This show is for you. Listen in as Curt shares stores about some simpler adventures and shares ideas for easy adventures that everyone can do - as well as some times that things did not go quite right, of course! Spelunking, lost in the woods at night, stuck miles from no where, and finding the magic of it all.
Roberta Mancino is a woman with a passion for life. As a skydiver, she has made more than 7000 jumps picking up awards and even world records along the way. Roberta spends her time soaring like a bird in a wingsuit and is often found travelling the world as an international model.
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Since a young boy, George Kourounis has been intrigued with Earth's forces of nature and the amazing weather patterns it throws at us. His adventurous life has landed him in the midde of tornadoes, deep inside caves 900 ft below ground, huricanes, forest fires and erupting volcanoes. George shares his passion for this way of life as the host of Angry Planet and has filmed various documentaries includng some for the National Geographic Channel, CNN and the BBC.
Exercise your face muscles before listening to this episode with Dave McMahan. He's with us to talk about indoor skydiving at Vegas Indoor Skydiving and he's a funny dude! There's even a little discussion about the trials and tribulations of naked indoor skydiving. It's a must listen show! Dave discovered his love for the sport back in 1998 and has enjoyed flying the tunnel ever since. He liked it so much that he eventually got a job as an instructor and ultimately ended up working in business development for the company.
Steve Piragis returns to the show today for part 2 of his canoeing deep dive. Additionally he catches us up on the threat to the Boundary Water Wilderness and the efforts underway to protect this national treasure! Listen in to find out how you can get involved. Also listen in to find out how you can get a great discount on gear and guides at Piragis Northwoods!
Steve Piragis returns to the show today and shares detailed information about how best to enjoy wilderness canoeing. Whether you love canoeing, are curious about canoeing or just like to hear about wilderness adventure, this is the show for you! What kind of canoe is best for your needs? What kind of clothing gear is needed for early and late season paddling? What is Boundary Waters Wilderness really like? How best does one try out the sport? Steve answers these questions and more in this two part show all about paddling.
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 across America in this episode. He also talks about his new bike the BMW R1200 GS Adventure which he will riding in the states this month.
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Listen in as Royn Benincasa, World Champion Eco-Challenge Adventure Racer, CNN Hero, New York Times Bestselling Author, Founder of the 501c3 Project Athena Foundation (Survivors to Athletes!), and 3x Guinness World Record Distance Paddler, inspires us to redefine our personal limits through amazing teamwork and tenacity.
With over 15 years and more than 2000 hours of experience in piloting ultralight aircraft, Tracy Tomlinson knows about ultralight flying. He started flying hang gliders in 1995 and has launched from pretty high peaks including the 14,000 foot Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs, Aspen Mountain, Jackson Hole in Wyoming and even from the summit of the Haleakalā volcano in Maui.
Brett Davis from Outdoor Pursuits at Ft Lewis College in Durango, Colorado joins us today and rocks the mic with great accounts of bike packing on the Colorado Trail, the Great Divide Trail, and even exploring a new route in Alaska. Bike packing and pack rafting! If you like mountain bikes or even if you don't, you won't want to miss this one!