Adventure News Podcast

Adventure News Podcast

Your weekly fix of Adventure News!

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September 27, 2020 41 min

Stuck in the UK due to travel restrictions? Why not walk 2,000km up the UK with a borrowed dog and then decide to start cycling back down with nothing to your name but a pair of shorts. Sounds crazy? Listen to our interview with Benjamin Cook! A former Royal Marine Commando and Adventurer

Follow Ben on instagram: @adventure_cookie
Help Ben to protect the outdoor with @onetreeplanted. Every $1 plant a Tree: https://forest-fund...

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It's been a busy couple of weeks for challenges completed around the world, ranging from rowing to hanging on to some helium balloons. We bring you all the latest information and details on these before getting into our topic of the week that will keep you entertained as we start to move into winter.

News:

  • David Blaine - Ascension 
  • Challenge Update:
  • Lia Ditton arrives in Hawaii after 86 days at sea
  • Great British Paddle: Checking in...
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    After a special episode last week with the interview of two world-class adventure racers, we are back with our usual format. 


    News of the week

  • Paul Capell's attempt at the UTMB course record “Breaking 20”
  • The oldest Ironman, Hiromu Inada 
  • The Great British Paddle https://www.thegreatbritishpaddle.com/
  • David Blaine's Ascension: Goes up into the sky with giant balloons

  • Topic of the week

    Who is your favourite Mountaineer? 

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    This week, we interview 2 amazing athletes from the Eco Challenge 2020, Ryan Atkins from Team Canada and Romuald Viale from Team France. We got to know how these two found themselves in the world of adventure racing and learn a few essential tips for when we start our own team! Time to get the OS map out...

    - Ryan Atkins - https://www.instagram.com/ryanatkinsdiet/
    - Romuald Viale - https://expenature.fr/en/teams/romuald-viale-expenat...

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    The World's Toughest Race: The Eco challenge race across Fiji caught our attention this week. We talk about the teams, the race and some of the amazing stories from the new show on Amazon Prime.

    News this week:

    Roland Banas: First solo unsupported crossing of Death Valley
    https://explorersweb.com/2020/08/18/roland-banas-completes-first-summer-crossing-of-death-valley/
    The World Runners Club: (The Most Exclusive Club)
    https://worl...

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    Top 5 UK Adventures: Living in the UK and not sure what to do with yourself? This week we bring you the top 5 UK challenges to set your sights on as well as the latest on adventure stories. Listen in and get training!

    News this week:

  • Everest Challenge 2020: Hear more about one of the most iconic UK explorers of all time.
  • Charity link: https://www.canepal.org.uk/everest2020

    Doug Scott Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCL83...

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    Adventures are ramping up! We bring you the latest news:


  • Everest is open! But should climber go?
  • Skiing down K2. Recorded by a drone 
  • https://www.redbull.com/int-en/films/k2-the-impossible-descent

  • Alex Honnold & Tommy Caldwell new challenge.
  • Splashdown for SpaceX

  • This week Jason and Gillian go again each other and try to find the craziest Adventure World Records! 

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    Hello adventure hunters! Super excited to share with you this first podcast. We want to share our passion with you and grow this podcast for you. We will aim to improve every week based on your feedback so please share your comments. We hope you enjoy it!


    Gillian & Jason


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    In this week episode we cover the recent adventure news:


  • Nims is back in action - insta: @nimsdai
  • The virtual Everest challenge
  • Lia Dotton k...
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