Always Another Adventure

Jul 02 2020 39 mins 32

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28. Dr Max Holloway. Wild swimming and Antarctic adventures
Jul 02 2020 32 mins  
Dr Max Holloway worked with the British Antarctic Survey on climate change research and in this podcast we talk about the adventure of traveling to and working in a place so few of us will visit. Max is an accomplished wild swimmer and, last winter,...


27. The Lifecyclers. Cycling London to New Zealand
Jun 25 2020 50 mins  
We’ve heard from some amazing athletes in the course of this podcast, but today we hear from two 'normal' cyclists, Martina Doherty and Nigel Birdsall who call themselves The LifeCyclers. They were not aiming to break speed records yet they completed...


26. Cameron McNeish. Hill walker and author
Jun 18 2020 46 mins  
Cameron McNeish describes himself as 'Mountain bum, cycle tourer and campervan man', in his Twitter profile. He is the best known hill walker in Scotland, possibly Britain, who has written for and edited many magazines including TGO-The Great...



25. Sean McFarlane. Adventure multi-sport
Jun 11 2020 37 mins  
Sean McFarlane was a lawyer but quit to became a full time athlete and that’s one of the adventures we explore in this podcast. Sean talks about the business of working with sponsors, magazines, other companies, plus devising a trans-scotland challenge...


24. Calum Maclean. Scottish wild swimming
Jun 04 2020 28 mins  
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...


23. Jonas Deichmann. Smashing ultra bikepacking records
May 28 2020 37 mins  
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 2020 36 mins  
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 2020 51 mins  
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 2020 42 mins  
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 2020 41 mins  
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 2020 37 mins  
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 07 2020 29 mins  
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 04 2020 34 mins  
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 2020 65 mins  
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 2020 41 mins  
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 2020 36 mins  
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 2020 46 mins  
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 2020 28 mins  
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 2020 32 mins  
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 08 2020 36 mins  
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 06 2020 44 mins  
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 03 2020 30 mins  
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 02 2020 35 mins  
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 2020 39 mins  
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 2020 40 mins  
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 2020 38 mins  
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 2020 38 mins  
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 2020 44 mins  
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...


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