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24. Calum Maclean. Scottish wild swimming
Jun 4 • 28 min
Calum is more than a swimmer, he’s an outdoor enthusiast, and a good one too. He completed the grueling Celtman extreme triathlon and last year set out to swim and walk across Scotland unsupported, towing all his kit.He has presenter three series of…
Update to podcast schedule
Jun 1 • 0 min
We’re switching from two podcasts a week to one podcast, starting this week. The podcast was my small response to the Coronavirus crisis. With restrictions easing slightly we all have more time to do stuff, so there’s less need for quite so many of…
23. Jonas Deichmann. Smashing ultra bikepacking records
May 28 • 37 min
The name Jonas Deichmann might not be too familiar to English speaking adventurers, but in three years he set three huge long-distance transcontinental unsupported cycling records.2017 14,000km Eurasia 64days (Portugal to Vladivostok)2018 23,112km…
22. Justine Curgenven. Kayaking the Aleutians with Sarah Outen
May 25 • 36 min
Justine Curgenven is a highly accomplished expedition sea kayaker. She helped to keep safe Sarah Outen, the round-the-world adventurer, when the pair became the first people to kayak the Aleutian Islands, the chain which stretches from Alaska into the…
21. Sarah Outen. Around the world by human power.
May 21 • 51 min
Sarah Outen circumnavigated the northern hemisphere using only human power. Well, almost. She traveled by bike, rowing boat and kayak and this is the first of two podcasts about that journey. The second podcast is an interview with Justine Curgenven,…
20. Gordon Brown. Top sea kayak coach.
May 18 • 42 min
He is probably the world’s best known sea kayaker, partly because of his award winning instructional films, but mainly because Gordon Brown is such a good coach.Gordon is a friend but I haven’t seen him for ages because he has moved his family from the…
19. Chris Townsend. Ultra distance hiking
May 14 • 41 min
In the world of ultra distance hiking Chris Townsend is outstanding. 20+ books to his credit, the gear editor of Great Outdoors magazine, and the first person to complete a round of the Munros and tops (not as said in introduction) in a continuous…
18. Kevin Woods. Winter round of Scotland’s Munros
May 11 • 37 min
Kevin Woods is only third person to have completed a winter round of Scotland’s Munros, mountains over 300pft high. That’s 282 mountains in 97 days in the long, soaking wet, depths of a Scottish winter.Living in his van, with only a few friends for…
17. Josh Ibbett. Ultra bikepacking racer
May 7 • 29 min
He’s a mountain bike racer who graduated from day races, to 24 hour events, to stage races. Then Josh Ibbett moved into ultra endurance bike packing and won one of the biggest, the Transcontinental.Here we speak about that race, Josh’s early racing…
16. Franco Ferrero. Sailing the world, slowly
May 4 • 34 min
Franco Ferrero and his partner Cath are sailing around the world, slowly. In five and a half years they’ve only traveled half-way and have squeezed lots of adventure into the journey.Franco is a former Head of Paddlesport at Plas y Brenin, the National…
15. Sean Conway. First, farthest & fastest adventurer
Apr 30 • 65 min
The first person to cycle, run and swim Lands End to John o’Groats. The world’s farthest triathlon, entirely self supported around the coast of Britain. The fastest trans-Europe bike ride E-W. Sean Conway took all three records and we cover each one…
14. Richard Else. Adventure film producer
Apr 27 • 41 min
When you watch spectacular adventures on TV it’s easy to forget about the teams of people who’re filming the adventurers. Very often those teams have been led by Richard Else. A judge at Banff Mountain Film Festival, Richard talks about the people…
13. Jenny Graham. Fastest woman to cycle the world
Apr 23 • 36 min
She is the fastest woman to cycle around the world. What’s more Jenny Graham did it entirely unsupported. She took the Guinness World Record rules and made them harder.Here we talk about the preparation and rides leading up to the big one, including…
12. Colin Macleod. Hebridean sea swimming
Apr 20 • 46 min
For those of us who love swimming in crystal clear water, beside white sand beaches, the Outer Hebrides is a dream destination. Colin Macleod swims there daily (albeit just short dips at the moment during the current restrictions, and the Coastguard is…
11. Alastair Humphreys. Adventures big and small
Apr 16 • 28 min
It’s hard to know which of Alastair Humphreys’ many adventures to chat about. He has cycled the world, rowed the Atlantic, run Sahara marathons and much more. After those epics, he adapted his exploration to Micro Adventures and wrote the manual. In…
10. Karen Darke. Paralympic gold & bikepacking adventures with a hand-bike
Apr 13 • 32 min
After winning three paralympic medals, hand-bike racer Karen Darke is tackling a long ride on every continent. It’s part of her Quest 79, an ambitious project bringing together sporting and bikepacking, hoping to recruit others to tackle their own…
9. Jenny Tough. Running a mountain range on every continent
Apr 8 • 36 min
Jenny Tough is running the world’s mountains solo and unsupported. Everything she needs she carries and yet somehow manages to make films of these great adventures. In between she’s managing to squeeze in little jaunts like cycling the Silk Road…
8. Will Copestake. Patagonia & Scotland sea kayaking
Apr 6 • 44 min
A UK Adventure of the Year, Will Copestake shares three great adventures in this podcast. Will sea kayaked around Scotland then climbed all the mountain over 3000ft, traveling between them by bike. He became a sea kayak guide in Patagonia Chile,…
7. Lee Craigie. GB cyclist and wilderness mountain biker
Apr 3 • 30 min
One rider, many different types of adventure. Lee Craigie has been an elite mountain bike racer who represented Great Britain in the World and European Championships, and Scotland at the Commonwealth games. She started social enterprise type projects…
6. Prof Chris Oliver. NHS Cycling Surgeon
Apr 2 • 35 min
An extra podcast because this can’t wait. Specific advice for outdoors people who’re staying active during our partial lock-down comes from a cyclist who is also a medical expert and will soon be working with the Scottish Government. Professor Chris…
5. Keith Partridge. World leading adventure cameraman
Mar 31 • 39 min
What’s it like to film in minus 50degress at the south pole? In a jungle looking for venomous creatures? In a slot cave barely twelve inches high? On the summit of Everest? Keith Partridge knows because he has done it, including the climbing…
4. Colleen Blair. World-first ocean swims
Mar 26 • 40 min
One of Scotland’s most outstanding athletes with numerous world-first swims to her credit including the Pentland Firth, from Orkney to Mainland Scotland, and The Minch from the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides back to the Mainland.Colleen talks in…
3. Colin Skeath. First around GB in an open canoe
Mar 26 • 38 min
Colin and his paddling partner Davis were the first people to circumnavigate Great Britain in an open canoe. Quite a trip for someone who spent most of his life as a climber, graduating to the big walls of Yosemite valley.Colin has just written a very…
2. Donnie Campbell. Ultra trail runner
Mar 26 • 38 min
Donnie has won the British trail running championships, a Skyrunning world series race, represented Great Britain, has made speed ascents of Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya, and now coaches runners.Here he share stories of those adventures and in particular…
1. Markus Stitz. Single speed bike around the world
Mar 25 • 44 min
As if cycling around the world wasn’t hard enough, Markus Stitz did it on a single speed bike. Twenty one thousand miles, and deliberately avoided any notion that he’d achieve a Guinness world record.His website are bikepackingscotland.com and…