Adventure Sports Podcast

Adventure Sports Podcast

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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.
455: “Wildland,” a Documentary Alongside Firefighters - Alex Jablonski
Dec 17 • 55 min
When director Alex Jablonski wanted to film wildland firefighters up close and personal, he needed to become one himself. After that, he needed to haul both his firefighting and camera equipment to be able to share a personal look into the daily lives…
454: Running a University and 170 miles - Scott Wyatt
Dec 14 • 64 min
Today’s Life Outside the Box episode takes us into the world of adventure coupled with academia. Scott Wyatt is the president of Southern Utah University, also known as the “University of the Parks.” Being an avid mountaineer and ultrarunner…
453: Everything You Need to Know About Bears Revisited- Mike McIntosh
Dec 13 • 61 min
Did you know that bears don’t actually growl as Hollywood has you believe? In fact, in most movies, a bear growl is actually a wolf growl. Did you also know that a dog on a leash is a great bear deterrent, but a dog off its leash is a great way to…
452: Slovenian Mountain Trail - Richard Matthews
Dec 10 • 54 min
Richard Matthews is the type of guy that goes out does his own adventures off the beaten path. For instance, have you ever heard of the Slovenian Mountain Trail? Well, it’s a gorgeous and relatively unknown thru-hiking tail in eastern Europe….
451: The Dawn Wall - Tommy Caldwell
Dec 7 • 52 min
Tommy is one of the greatest climbers of all time. Listen in as he shares stories from being held hostage, life as a father, and ultimately his famous climb of the Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite National Park with Kevin Jorgeson. …
450: Running 1,250 miles from Rome to Home Revisited - Dan Keeley
Dec 6 • 52 min
Revisited episode 268. Dan Keeley is on a mission to raise awareness for depression and bipolar disorder by running 1,250 miles self-supported from Rome to London. It’s called Rome to Home. In the summer of 2012 he experienced a full-blown manic…
449: Getting Paid $60,000 for 6-months of Travel - Paul Corgan
Dec 3 • 43 min
None of us will probably ever get paid to travel. However, for Paul Corgan, that opportunity miraculously came to him for the next 6 months. Listen in on how that opportunity came about as well as what he’s doing with it. Also, let us know what you…
448: Legendary Photographer John Fielder On Building Career From Passion
Nov 30 • 54 min
You’re probably familiar with John’s name and work but do you know about his journey from not being able to get a single company to publish his books to now being on countless coffee tables and walls around the world? Pursuing your dreams is not…
447: NFL to the 7 Summits Revisited - Mark Pattison
Nov 29 • 69 min
Former NFL wide receiver Mark Pattison joins us on today’s show to talk about going from playing professional football in the NFL to climbing the 7 Summits. www.MarkPattisonNFL.com https://www.facebook.com/NFL2SevenSummits…
447: Reshaping Your Identity After Injury - Bart Laemmel
Nov 26 • 79 min
At some point in the pursuit of our adventure sports, we will have an injury. As we get older those injuries and the slowing of our bodies can compile to limit our abilities drastically. Who are you as a person if you couldn’t do your adventure…
446: From Corporate America to Pro Enduro Mountain Bike Racer - Angie Hyndman
Nov 23 • 67 min
After being unsatisfied with years in corporate America, Angie saw an opening to chase her ultimate dream, pro enduro mountain bike racing. As you’ll hear, dreams sometimes come true in ways we don’t expect. We discuss everything from what…
445: Bike Touring With Your Sweetheart - Chris and Heather Hartridge
Nov 22 • 68 min
Happy Thanksgiving! Chris and Heather are a huge encouragement for those who are starting out on the older side as well as taking small steps to living an adventurous life. Don’t let them fool you, their passion for adventure and what…
444: Winter Adventures in New England - Jay Atkinson
Nov 19 • 79 min
Jay Atkinson is a novelist, short story writer, essayist, critic, investigative journalist, and adventure athlete whose work has been featured in the New York Times, Men’s Health, Boston Globe and many other publications. Atkinson has competed in…
443: Financial Planning Tips For a Life of Adventure - Joe Jimenez
Nov 16 • 49 min
After college, Joe Jimenez thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail. When he returned home he found himself not really looking forward to the daily responsibilities of “normal life.” This led Joe and his wife to some radical changes in their…
442: Peakbagging as a Metaphor for Life Revisited - Ray Theberge
Nov 15 • 59 min
Scoutmaster Ray Theberge has been working with scouts for over 17 years and he’s with us today to talk about how adventure sports benefit youth as well as the rest of us. Ray has successfully summited all 48 peaks over 4000 feet in the white mountains…
441: Free Soloist - Austin Howell
Nov 12 • 82 min
Free Soloing is definitely stupid in a lot of ways. We don’t condone the sport. However, Austin Howell struck me as particularly calculated and contemplative in his approach to soloing. Listen in on what goes on in the mind of a free soloist and…
440: How a Lyft Ride and a Trip to Disney Led to Starting a Himalayan Trekking Company - Mark Johnson
Nov 9 • 52 min
When most people go to Disney World they’re not really inspired to go and start a trekking company halfway around the actual world. As you’ll learn from this episode, Mark is not most people. In fact, that trip to Disney coupled with a Lyft ride was…
439: From Alcoholic to an Alaska Adventure Revisited - Robert Shearon
Nov 8 • 83 min
After battling a drug and alcohol addiction in college, Robert Shearon wanted a way to celebrate sobriety while giving back to the organization that helped him triumph. So he decided to ride a 50cc Honda Ruckus scooter 4600 miles from Vail, Colorado…
438: Adventure in the Navajo Nation - Vernan Kee
Nov 5 • 42 min
Today’s guest, Vernan Kee, talks about his life growing up on the enormous Navajo Nation in the Four Corners area, his adventures away from home in the military and in college, as well as his recent return home to help bring a passion for outdoor…
437: Life Outside the Box - First Solo Human-Powered Circumnavigation of the Globe - Erden Eruc
Nov 2 • 61 min
Erden Eruc has a world-class adventure resume. With 15 Guinness World Records, tens of thousands of miles of first-ever human-powered achievements, and an emotional story that started his journeys, you’d think he’d have a best-selling book and endless…
436: From Attorney to Mountaineer Revisited- Grace McDonald
Nov 1 • 68 min
Grace McDonald found herself working incredibly long hours as an attorney. However, her desire to climb the world’s greatest mountains got the best of her. She traded in her security and career for a pair of crampons and hit the ground running (well…
Halloween Special - The Most Scared I’ve Ever Been in the Outdoors
Oct 31 • 11 min
There have only been a few times in my life I was truly terrified. This story was the worst of those times. Happy Halloween!
435: Solo Circumnavigation of Lake Winnipeg at 18 Years Old - Alex Martin
Oct 29 • 60 min
Alex is not your typical 18 years old. Instead of setting out to trade school, college, or hanging out at home after the summer of high school graduation, Alex decided he wanted to do something adventurous to transition into this new phase of life…
434: Life Outside the Box - Starting An Outdoor Gear Store From Scratch - Jimmy Funkhouser
Oct 26 • 56 min
So is it difficult to build an outdoor business and brand from nothing in one of the meccas of the outdoor industry? You guessed it. It might take you investing your entire life savings or living in a van for months on end or even giving up almost…
433: 15,000 Miles in a Homemade 12 Foot Boat Revisited - Stephen Ladd
Oct 25 • 66 min
Get 25% off your backpacking meal order with Backpacker’s Pantry using the code ADVENTURESPORTS25 at checkout. Only 100 users available for this code! Expires December 31. Go to www.backpackerspantry.com to start saving! One day Steve…
432: Alpine Climbing and Using Wilderness For Healing - Ari Schneider
Oct 22 • 62 min
Get 25% off your backpacking meal order with Backpacker’s Pantry using the code ADVENTURESPORTS25 at checkout. Only 100 users available for this code! Expires December 31. Go to www.backpackerspantry.com to start saving! Ari Schneider is a…
431: Life Outside the Box with The Metal Cowboy - Joe Kurmaskie
Oct 19 • 48 min
Joe Kurmaskie, better known as The Metal Cowboy, is an award-winning author of eight non-fiction memoirs of his many travels and adventures. His books, as well as performances, are packed with humor, history, and philosophy of what it truly means…
431: A 10-Year Journey Through Patagonia On Horseback Revisited - Nancy Pfeiffer
Oct 18 • 49 min
As a neophyte horsewoman with a minimal command of the Spanish language, Nancy rode off across Patagonia, alone, on horseback. Over the next decade and three thousand miles of rugged horse trail, Patagonia’s wild country and the hardy pioneers who…
430: Biking 100,000 miles with Craig Christensen
Oct 15 • 59 min
Craig Christensen is not the type of adventurer that wants a film crew or sponsors or to even get his name out there. Today we take a break from the well-known headliners of the adventure world and interview someone we can all relate to. Craig…
429: Life Strategies For Long-Term Vagabonding - Rolf Potts
Oct 12 • 52 min
Today’s episode features the man who wrote ‘the book’ on long-term world travel, Rolf Potts. Rolf’s travel writing has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Outside, Salon.com, Slate.com, The Guardian, and World…
428: Ultra Running Mountains and The Gift of Failure - Josh Sanders
Oct 11 • 57 min
Josh is a dad, husband, and entrepreneur who lives in Michigan. Yet he still takes the time to get out there and crush some fastest-known-times in very mountainous places. This past summer he ran and hiked his way up 10 Colorado 14ers in 23…
427: Submarine Diving the Great Blue Hole of Belize with NatGeo Explorer, Erika Bergman
Oct 8 • 58 min
Erika Bergman is a submarine pilot, engineer, and a National Geographic Explorer who will be taking Sir Richard Branson and Fabien Cousteau (grandson of famed ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau) on a submarine adventure into the depth of Belize’s Great…
426: Life Outside the Box: The Joys and Struggles of Starting Something From Nothing with Rachel Meyer of Summit Fit
Oct 5 • 67 min
Rachel shares some great insight from her experience of starting a new business with young kids while living in a new place all around her passion for fitness and the outdoors. She definitely has serious drive for what she does! Keep up the…
425: Bike Touring, Florida and Fatherhood with Paul Austin
Oct 4 • 62 min
In this episode, Mason interviews his best friend, Paul Austin, about their many travels together. Paul shares how adventures in the mountains help him return home to Florida to find new and exciting challenges to do there, as well as his plans…
424: Combating Bipolar Disorder With Adventure Sports - Georgina Jackson
Oct 1 • 57 min
So many of us deal with mental health issues but we can feel isolated in our struggle. It’s hard to talk about. However, it’s no secret that speaking to someone about it and getting outside can help tremendously. In this episode, Georgina…
423: Kayaking the Blue Nile and Maranon Rivers Revisited - Amie Begg
Sep 27 • 65 min
Listen in as we revisit the amazing stories of Amie Begg. Adventure sports helped Amie not only to over come her substance abuse challenges but also led to a new life as a substance abuse counselor and a whitewater enthusiast. However, shortly into…
422: He Lives in Dubai and Rock Climbs in the Midwest of the USA - Allen Kenneth Schaidle
Sep 24 • 58 min
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…
421: From Couch to 250k with Aidan Doherty & Blane O’Donnell
Sep 17 • 47 min
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…
LOTB Preview - Life Outside of the Box Series - A Family of Five Discovering Life on the Road in a Schoolie - Chad Brown
Sep 14 • 10 min
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…
419: Bikepacking and the Colorado Trail Race Revisited- Jefe Branham
Sep 13 • 67 min
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…
418: Curt Gets Interviewed
Sep 10 • 71 min
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,…
417: Adaptive Adventures Revisited - Matt Feeney
Sep 6 • 49 min
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…
416: How to Avoid One of the Biggest Dangers of Adventure Sports
Sep 3 • 57 min
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…
LOTB Preview - Life Outside of the Box Series - A Life of Adventure With a Family - Cindy Ross
Aug 31 • 11 min
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…
414: Why We Promote Adventure Sports - Curt Linville
Aug 30 • 51 min
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…
413: Iditarod Ultra Runner, Endurance Athlete and Stay-at-Home Dad - Pete Ripmaster
Aug 27 • 78 min
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…
411: Stunt Double and Rock Climber - Gea Franklin
Aug 23 • 54 min
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.
410: The 7 Summits and Explorers Grand Slam with Tashi and Nungshi Malik
Aug 20 • 48 min
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…
409: The First Woman to Ride Around the World on a Motorcycle Revisited - Elspeth Beard
Aug 16 • 59 min
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…
408: Polar Exploration With Renowned Adventurer Felicity Aston
Aug 13 • 51 min
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…
LOTB Preview - Life Outside of the Box Series - Living Tiny and Traveling Full-time with Kids - Caiti Jackson
Aug 10 • 10 min
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…
406: 76 Days Adrift at Sea in a Life Raft Revisited - Steve Callahan
Aug 9 • 73 min
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…
405: Ultra Running and Spectrum Trail Racing - Mallory Brooks
Aug 6 • 39 min
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…
LOTB Preview - Life Outside of the Box Series - Fulltime Life Traveling the World in a Land Rover Defender - Luisa & Graeme Bell
Aug 3 • 12 min
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…
403: Iditarod Dog Sledding Revisited - Blake Freking
Aug 2 • 49 min
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…
402: Triple Crown of Ultra Distance Cycling - Ryan Flinn
Jul 30 • 64 min
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…
LOTB Preview - Life Outside of the Box Series - Life on the Road Spreading Kindness - Leon Logothetis
Jul 27 • 11 min
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…
400: Humanitarian Adventure - Zach Smith Revisited
Jul 26 • 61 min
Celebrate 400 Episodes!
399: High Altitude Mountaineering & 7 Summits - David Mauro
Jul 23 • 66 min
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…
398: Through Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in Winter Revisited - Shawn Forry
Jul 19 • 68 min
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…
397: Kiteboarding 101 Revisit - Eric Bader
Jul 16 • 42 min
We are still on our summer break, but that doesn’t mean you have to forego your adventure inspiration. Today’s episode is a revisit with our friend Eric Bader from the Boulder Outdoor Center where we discuss Kiteboarding. Are you ready to give it a…
396: How Toddzilla Runs 100 Miles and How YOU Can Too Revisited - Todd Lewis
Jul 12 • 64 min
Whether you love to run or would never run, this show is inspiring and tons of fun. Todd Lewis takes us on a journey from nearly collapsing attempting a 5K run through years of falling in love with ultra-running and overcoming challenge after…
395: American Road Trip Expert & Solo Motorcyclist Revisited - Tamela Rich
Jul 9 • 66 min
Tamela Rich began her love affair with the open road as a child, traveling with her family in the Vista Cruiser wagon from Ohio to California every other summer. She re-discovered America in the wake of a personal crisis, when she learned how to ride…
393: Thru Hiking the CDT with the Whole Family Revisited - Cindy Ross
Jul 5 • 52 min
Cindy is a lifelong avid hiker who has conquered the Appalachian Trail solo, thru-hiked the Pacific Crest Trail with her husband and then went on to complete the Continental Divide Trail with her husband and two young kids. She’s written books about…
392: Family World Travel & Ultra Running - Matt & Julie Urbanksi
Jul 2 • 62 min
What happens when two thru hikers get serious about exploring the planet? What happens when they decide the 8 to 5 is not the road for them? What happens when they are also ultra runners and also have a one-year old son? All sorts of…
LOTB Preview - Life Outside of the Box Series - Oh the Places We’ll Roll! - Jen and Travis Parsons
Jun 29 • 12 min
We are in the middle of our preparations to start our Life Outside the Box and we join Curt for our first dive into what we’re going through to get ready as well as our thoughts, expectations, fears and everything else involved in doing something so…
390: Bicycling 60,000 Miles of Inspiration - Willie Weir!
Jun 28 • 72 min
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 as we revisit this show from 2015. Learn all about it from motivational speaker, author, and world…
389: Swimming Holes of Washington - Anna Katz & Shane Robinson
Jun 25 • 54 min
Where are the best swimming holes in the Pacific northwest? Anna Katz & Shane Robinson are here to show us where the adventure is with their new book: “Swimming Holes of Washington: Perfect Places to Play”. Listen in to find yourself a new way to…
388: How to Climb a Mountain Revisited
Jun 21 • 61 min
If you love backpacking, then you will LOVE day trip mountaineering. This flashback show is packed with everything you need to know to safely climb 14ers, 13ers, or any prominent peak. Mountaineering is one of the most rewarding hobbies one can have….
387: Full Length Life Outside the Box Series Example - Life on the Road Travelling from Chile to Alaska in a VW Bus - Ben Jamin
Jun 18 • 63 min
This was our first episode of the Life Outside of the Box series available only to Patrons. We are playing this fill length interview so you know what you’ll be getting when you sign up as an ASP Patron. These exclusive Patron-Only shows air on Friday…
386: Life Outside the Box Series - Life on the Road Fulltime Living, Working & Teaching in their RV - Amy & Diego Cadenas
Jun 14 • 0 min
Another LOTB episode is upon us! Amy & Diego decided it was time they live different life for a while, so they packed up their things, sublet their apartment and moved onto a 5th wheel RV trailer with their two daughters to explore the country….
385: Overlanding Fulltime with the Family Revisited - Luisa & Graeme Bell
Jun 14 • 65 min
Listen in as we revisit one of our favorite overlanding shows. Several years ago Luisa and Graeme Bell along with their kids Keelan and Jessica set out to explore the African continent via overland vehicle. It didn’t take but a few days back in…
384: Hiking Trails and Backpacking the Pacific Northwest and Mt. Raineer - Tami Asars
Jun 11 • 58 min
Tami Asars joins us today to talk about the wonderful trails and places to visit in the Pacific Northwest including Mt. Raineer National Park and the Wonderland Trail. Tami has written four books on hiking and backpacking the Pacific Northwest to date…
ASP Stories Ep. 025: Riding Into the Heart of Patagonia - Part 2 - Nancy Pfeiffer
Jun 9 • 22 min
ASP Stories Ep. 25: As a neophyte horsewoman with a minimal command of the Spanish language, Nancy rode off across Patagonia, alone, on horseback. Over the next decade and three thousand miles of rugged horse trail, Patagonia’s wild country and the…
LOTB Preview - Life Outside of the Box Series - Out with the 9-5 and In with Costa Rica! - Jen Beck Seymour and Greg Seymour
Jun 7 • 12 min
Jen Beck Seymour and Greg Seymour found themselves bogged down in the daily 9-5 grind as many of us do. They were working long hours in Dallas having spent 20+ years in their corporate jobs earning good money only to live a life of comfort and…
382: Adventure Racing & Ski Mountaineering Revisited - Jari Kirkland Hiatt
Jun 7 • 53 min
Adventure racing in Patagonia! Jari Kirkland Hiatt tells us all about paddling, trekking, and biking while orienteering the wilds! Hear her amazing stories not just about adventure racing but also about ski mountaineering on the US Team! Do you have…
381: First Woman to Kayak the Amazon from Source to Sea - Darcy Gaechter
Jun 4 • 60 min
In 2013, Darcy Gaechter became the first woman (and vegan) to kayak the Amazon River from source to sea. With blistering lips and irradiated fingernails, her team of three paddlers tackled Class V whitewater for twenty-five days in a row; just barely…
ASP Stories Ep. 024: Riding Into the Heart of Patagonia - Chapter 1 Excerpt - Nancy Pfeiffer
Jun 2 • 25 min
ASP Stories Ep. 24: As a neophyte horsewoman with a minimal command of the Spanish language, Nancy rode off across Patagonia, alone, on horseback. Over the next decade and three thousand miles of rugged horse trail, Patagonia’s wild country and the…
LOTB Preview - Life Outside of the Box Series - Life on the Road Chile to Alaska in a VW Bus - Ben Jamin
May 31 • 9 min
Here’s a nice little preview for our brand new Life Outside the Box series! Ben Jamin joins us to share with us his transformation from the 9-5 grind to a life on the road driving a Kombi (VW Bus) from Chile to Alaska. His trip took him 6 years!…
379: SCUBA & Travel Revisited - Scott Taylor
May 31 • 59 min
How about some underwater adventure! Listen in as we revisit SCUBA with Scott Taylor. This was one of our favorite shows back in 2016. It’s time to tap into this excellent exploration of SCUBA diving again! In addition to this revisit today, we…
378: Discovering the Outdoors as a Means to Conquer Addiction at 17 - Tom Anderson
May 28 • 48 min
Tom Anderson joins us today to talk candidly about his experience with drug addiction and how, at age 17, he was able to deal with the issue by focusing on the outdoors and adventure. www.instagram.com/tom_ander5on
ASP Stories Ep. 023: None Such Like It - Chapter 1 Excerpt - Annie Dike
May 26 • 28 min
Welcome to another ASP Stories bonus episode. We will be having authors read from their books featuring each chapter as a new episode. Think of these bonus episodes as an ongoing audiobook for free. So sit back, relax and enjoy a chapter from “None…
377: Thru-Hiking Replay of Ep 041 - Liz Thomas
May 24 • 49 min
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…
376: Tour de 14ers Bike and Climb Follow-Up - Mason Gravley
May 21 • 56 min
Mason Gravley has raced the 540 mile Colorado Trail Race, as well as the 2700 miles Tour Divide. He has pedaled 20,000 miles across the US 6 times and is back to fill us in on his “Tour de 14ers” last year where he and a buddy set out to cycle to and…
ASP Stories Ep. 022: Keys to the Kingdom - Chapter 3 Excerpt - Annie Dike
May 19 • 19 min
Welcome to another ASP Stories bonus episode. We will be having authors read from their books featuring each chapter as a new episode. Think of these bonus episodes as an ongoing audiobook for free. So sit back, relax and enjoy a chapter from “Keys to…
375: Paragliding - Vol-Biv - Red Bull X-Alps and More - Nick Neynens
May 17 • 53 min
Paragliding! This one has been on our adventure bucket list for some time now. But can you imagine using your paraglider as your transportation method to new overnight camping locations and putting a multi-day trip together? That would be sweet! Nick…
374: The State of the Show Address - Curt & Travis Discuss New Exciting Changes!
May 14 • 66 min
Thank you for being loyal listeners to the Adventure Sports Podcast. We have really enjoyed producing this show to inspire others to get out of their comfort zone and try new things. We are planning some fun changes to the show and will be looking for…
ASP Stories Ep. 021: Salt of a Sailor - Chapter 2 Excerpt - Annie Dike
May 12 • 21 min
Welcome to another ASP Stories bonus episode. We will be having authors read from their books featuring each chapter as a new episode. Think of these bonus episodes as an ongoing audiobook for free. So sit back, relax and enjoy a chapter from “Salt of…
373: Climbing in North Korea - Woolly Mammoths - Nepal & Siberia - George Kourounis
May 10 • 59 min
One of our favorite recurring guests, George Kourounis, is back on the show today. George recently returned from Nepal where he visited Everest Base Camp in the Himalayas to film a TV show. They decided to try visiting the base camp with no…
372: The Best Fire Lookout Hiking Adventures - Amber Casali
May 7 • 50 min
On today’s show, Amber Casali joins Curt to fill us in on everything we didn’t realize we did not know about fire lookout towers. Born and raised in Seattle, Amber Casali considers herself a stereotypical Pacific Northwesterner, someone who loves the…
ASP Stories Ep. 020: Lone Rider - Chapter 8 Excerpt - Elspeth Beard
May 5 • 28 min
Welcome to another ASP Stories bonus episode. We will be having authors read from their books featuring each chapter as a new episode. Think of these bonus episodes as an ongoing audiobook for free. So sit back, relax and enjoy a chapter from “Lone…
371: The Best Trails for Hiking with Your Kids in Western Washington - Susan Elderkin
May 3 • 55 min
Susan Elderkin’s parents pointed her down her first trail, along Minnesota’s Lake Superior, at the age of three. By age 10 she outpaced her family on annual vacations to Grand Teton National Park. As an adult, she found she was spending all of her…
370: Hiking the Andes and Scottish Highlands - Gilad Nachmani
Apr 30 • 68 min
Gilad Nachmani is on the show today to talk about hiking in the Andes and Scottish Highlands. Gilad describes his trips to Tres Lagos and the Huayhuash Route in Peru as well as his time on the Villarrica Traverse, a 155 mi route in Southern…
369: Kungsleden Trail in Sweden and Repelling for Charity - Todd Medeiros
Apr 26 • 70 min
In 2017, Todd Medeiros and girlfriend A.J. hiked the 270-mile Kungsleden Trail in Sweden using snowshoes, crampons and sleds. The Kungsleden or “King’s Trail” runs from Abisko to Hemavan in northern Sweden. Even though the trail is a hut trail, the…
368: Go Adventure Mom Talks Adventuring with Children - Kathy Dalton
Apr 23 • 44 min
If you’ve got children and you feel as though your adventurous lifestyle is on hold, this is your episode. Curt and fellow podcaster Kelly Dalton have a discussion that is guaranteed to inspire you to get those kiddos into the outdoors and let them…
367: All Things Backpacking Flashback Part 2 - Curt Linville
Apr 19 • 69 min
This continuation of Monday’s episode covers more details, tips, and tricks, and basic backpacking know how. This flashback show features one of the most downloaded shows of all time. This is a part 2 of this 2-part series. It is time to hit the…
366: All Things Backpacking Flashback Part 1 - Curt Linville
Apr 16 • 57 min
Backpacking season is here again! Listen in to all things backpacking! This flashback episode revisits one of the most downloaded shows of all time in which we explore reasons to consider backpacking as your adventure sport. This is a part 1 of…
365: Nordic Skiing and the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics - Andy Liebner
Apr 12 • 65 min
Nordic ski racer Andy Liebner grew up in Soldotna, Alaska learning to ski and play in the Alaskan outdoors. He now resides in Michigan and runs his own company United States Ski Poles manufacturing American made cross country ski poles employing 120…
364: Learning to Soar - From Sailpane to Prop Plane to Hang Gliding - Yvette Aguayo
Apr 9 • 57 min
Yvette Aguayo accidentally happened upon a glider ride opportunity on her birthday. She quickly discovered that she didn’t actually have the money to go up for her first ride, but she was fortunate enough to have the instructor offer her a free ride…
363: Professional Rock Climber and Paragliding Hobbyist - Matt Segal
Apr 5 • 58 min
Matt Segal was raised in Florida and discovered his passion for rock climbing in the gym. He has been climbing since 1998 and quickly left the man-made holds for those naturally placed. He moved to Boulder, Colorado to grow his passion. He’s…