Martin Frey is the first person in the world to have climbed the 7 Summits (the highest mountain on every continent), and sail the 7 Seas. In this episode Martin shares some insight into the mind of one of greatest adventurers of our time.
Nathan Farrugia is a CEO, entrepreneur, TEDx and motivational speaker, philanthropist and ultra-endurance athlete. In 2011, Nathan completed a world first by running 27 marathons, in 27 days in each of the 27 European Union countries.
During the Marine Corps Marathon in 2004, BethAnn Telford heard a loud pop in her head. Not long after she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The next year BethAnn had the tumor surgically removed – but it wasn’t without consequences. In time, BethAnn’s fighting spirit saw her running again and in 2017 she completed the unimaginable, the World Marathon Challenge – 7 marathons, in 7 days, on 7 continents.
Catra Corbett used to be a crystal meth addict until she was arrested for dealing. Catra has since gone on to conquer over 260 ultramarathons, 120 of which are 100 milers.
John Van Wisse is also one of only 24 people in the world to have completed arguably the toughest ultra triathlon on Earth – the Enduroman Arch-to-Arc. The Arch-to-Arc starts with a 140km run from London’s Marble Arch to Dover, then continues with a 34km swim across the freezing English Channel, then finishes with a 291km ride from Calais to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
Drew Manning embarked on an experiment where he went from being extremely fit, to eating as much junk food as possible with the sole aim of putting on as much weight as he could in 6 months. He then documented his return to to health in the next 6 months, by following a strict and healthy diet. Over the course of a year, Drew gained, then lost over 75lbs (35kg).. on purpose.
Andy “Snake Man” Turner is an Australian Adventure Racer won the 270km Amazon Jungle Marathon, which was voted by CNN as the world’s toughest endurance race. This self-supported race see competitors endure temperatures of 40C with 100% humidity, with swamp and river crossings filled with anacondas, caiman and piranhas.
Laval St Germain is a Canadian adventurer who has summited Everest without oxygen, rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean from Halifax in Canada to Brest in France, and is a Boeing 737 Captain for Canadian North Airlines.
Jonathan Albon is regarded as the best obstacle course racer in the world. In this episode, Jonathan gives an insight into one of the fastest growing sports in the world, and what it takes to become a multiple time World Champion.
Karl “Speedgoat” Meltzer is an elite ultramarathon runner, who has won more 100 mile races than any other human on Earth – currently at 38. Karl recently ran the Fastest Known Time along the 3,500km Appalachian Trail in 45 days, 22 hours and 38 minutes. Karl is the all time winner of the Hardrock 100 with 5 wins and has his own line of shoes – the Hoka One One Speedgoat.