S3 E7 Josephine Baran – Building Tomorrows Leaders

Josephine Baran is a multisport athlete, a professional in the outdoor industry, and the director of the Outward Bound Canada Training Academy. We had the opportunity to sit down with Josephine to discuss her career, the barriers to the outdoors both, recreationally and as a career path, the increase in eco-anxiety, and how the Training Academy is working to change that.

This show is available everywhere you get podcasts March 24, 2023

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S3 E6 Connor Ryan – Obligations not Activism

Connor Ryan is a professional skier, ultra runner, and film director actively working to decolonize the outdoors. We had the opportunity to sit down with Connor for the second time to discuss the huge response to Spirit of the Peaks, Indigenous running traditions, renaming Mount Evans, the importance of placenames and language, and how it’s not activism, it’s an obligation.

This show is available everywhere you get podcasts March 17, 2023

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S3 E5 Coree Woltering – Getting out into the Real World

Coree Woltering is a professional runner of all distances on all surfaces. We had the opportunity to sit down with Coree to discuss his career progression, growing up in the industry, creating space for the next generation, and how getting out into the real world can restore your faith in humanity.

This show is available everywhere you get podcasts March 10, 2023.

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S3 E4 Lamont Joseph White – Mountaintop Futurisms

Lamont Joseph White is a professional artist at the center of the current conversation of meaningful representation and the outdoors. We had the opportunity to sit down with Lamont to discuss his work and upcoming projects, meaningful representation, multiculturalism, Black and Indigenous Futurisms, and how Martin Luther King Jr. ‘I’ve Been to the Mountaintop’ speech inspires his work.

This show is available everywhere you get podcasts March 3, 2023.

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S3 E3 Patricia Cameron – Celebrating Where You Are

Patricia Cameron is the chair of Outdoor Leadership and Recreation Technology at Pikes Peak State College, Vice-Chair of the Board of at Food to Power, and on the board at the Trails and Open Spaces Coalition. She is also a Wilderness First Responder and a Wilderness First Response, First Aid, and Heartsaver CPR instructor, a Certified Interpretive Guide, a Leave No Trace Master Educator, and a 4 times NOLS graduate. 

She was honored in 2020 as a Colorado Springs Woman of Influence and is a freelance writer and photographer, a thru hiker, and the founder of Blackpackers, a 501(c)(3) with a mission to create economic equity in outdoor recreation. We had the opportunity to sit down with Patricia to discuss her work but also to address some hard topics and the importance of celebrating where you are.

This show is available everywhere you get podcasts February 24, 2023.

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S3 E2 Ivan McClellan – Eight Seconds

Ivan McClellan is a photographer and designer based in Portland OR. In 2015 he was invited to attend his first Black rodeo which was the start of a journey to the heart of Black cowboy culture where he found community and reframed his perception of home.

This show is available everywhere you get podcasts February 10, 2023

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S3 E1 – Benji Alexander – The Big Picture

Benji Alexander doesn’t think small. When he broke out on the scene in 2020 declaring his intention to ski for Jamaica in the Beijing Olympics it took the ski world by surprise. Not only was he not a professional skier, but he had just started skiing. Many of us missed the big picture though, this was more than a singular goal, and it’s manifesting in the most incredible way.

This show is available everywhere you get podcasts February 3, 2023

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S2 E11 Anna Soens – The Dignity of Risk

Anna Soens is a multi-sport adaptive athlete, a committed outdoors person in all seasons, and a wildlife biologist. We had the opportunity to sit down with Anna to discuss her expeditions and projects, tackling old problems in new ways, making trails and bikeways accessible for everyone, how adaptive sports and traditional sports are not separate spheres, and the dignity of risk.

This show is available everywhere you get podcasts August 19, 2022.

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S2 E10 Jalen Bazile – Soul Rebel

Jalen Bazile is a professional outdoorsman and outdoor educator, a cycling advocate, a member of the Black Foxes, and the founder of the newly launched Trvl Wide. We had an opportunity to sit down with Jalen just prior to the launch to discuss his company, bikepacking as a path to healing, moving at the speed of relationships, different types of fun, controlling the narrative, leaving the doors open, and positive masculinity

This show is available everywhere you get podcasts August 12, 2022

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