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.
Steven Callahan’s boat the Napolean Solo capsized in the Atlantic Ocean. Steve spent the next 76 days in an inflatable rubber life raft and shares what it was like facing starvation, extreme hunger, exposure and the over-whelming desire to fight for survival.
Kristina Palten is a world record holding Swedish ultrarunner who recently ran 1,841km alone through Iran. One of her main reasons was to challenge her own prejudices against this Muslim country.
Brian Dickinson summited the tallest mountain on Earth, Mt Everest. It was on the summit that Brian became snow blind, completely losing his vision in both eyes. Brian talks about descending from the roof of the world blind and alone.
Olly Hicks is a world record-breaking adventurer, endurance athlete and motivational speaker. Olly talks about his most recent expedition – kayaking from Greenland to Scotland, as well as his quest to become the first person in the world to row solo around Antarctica.
Since adopting a plant based diet with regular exercise, Greg has gone on to complete multiple Ironman triathlons.. as well as an Ultraman triathlon (10km swim, 421.1km ride and 84.3km). Greg recently completed a 14,300km ride around Australia, in 78 days and shares some stories of what it was like.
Charlie Engle is a former cocaine and crack addict who has gone on to win a number of the toughest ultramarathons in the world. In this interview Charlie goes into detail about addiction, suffering, his new book Running Man: A Memoir.. and running his own Badwater while locked up in prison.
Christophe Barriere-Varju has raced the infamous Dakar Rally four times on motorbike. He talks about Dream Racer – a feature length film of his last outing, showing the legendary Dakar Rally in its purest form – with no sponsors, no multi-million dollar team and no mechanic.
Mick is a former member of the elite SAS serving over 20 years in the Australian and British army. In this interview, Mick provides a glimpse into the world of the SAS, talks about leadership and the mindset required to be the best of the best.
Nickademus Hollon is one of a handful of people who have ever completed the mythical Barkley Marathons – a race where it is common for there to be zero finishers. Nick shares some hellish insight into the race that eats its young.
Ben Smith ran 401 marathons in 401 days around the UK. Ben shares some insight into his own life, including being bullied throughout his school years, 2 failed suicide attempts and suffering a Transient Ischemic Attack (mini-stroke), at age 29.
In 1998 Ben Lecomte became the first man to swim 3,716 miles across the Atlantic Ocean from Massachusetts, USA to Brittany, France. Two decades later, Ben is now attempting to swim 5,500 miles across the Pacific Ocean from Japan to California.