Gavan Hennigan is an Irish extreme environment athlete who runs extreme ultramarathons and expidetions. In December 2016, Gavan will be attempting his biggest challenge to date.. rowing 5,000km solo across the Atlantic ocean as part of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
Kyle Williams is an Aussie adventurer, ultra runner and world record holder. In this interview Kyle talks about mental toughness and shares some stories about some recent adventures. Kyle also gives some fascinating insight around the importance of knowing what your why is..
For most of his life, Josh LaJaunie was obese – at his heaviest Josh tipped the scales at about 410 pounds (185kg). Josh has since lost over 200lbs and completed a 100km trail run. Josh is currently training for a 100 mile ultramarathon.
Dr Kate Leeming is an explorer and adventurer and has cycled the equivalent of twice the distance around the world at the equator. To date, Kate’s three main cycling expeditions include: Breaking the Cycle in Africa – a ten month 22,040km journey across Africa from Point des Almadies in Senegal to Cape Hafun in Puntland, Somalia…
Bernadette Benson is a Canadian born elite ultra runner, living in Perth, Australia. In this interview Bernadette talks about winning the 300 mile Yukon Arctic Ultra – the coldest and possibly toughest ultra in the world, in a new course record (5 days, 10h, 55m).
Luke Tyburski talks about overcoming depression and completing a 2,000km Ultimate Triathlon (from Morocco to Monaco), which consists of swimming the Gibraltar Strait, riding the equivalent length of Great Britain and running 14 marathons.
Masha Gordon has recently become the fastest women to have ever completed the Explorer’s Grand Slam, in under 8 months. This ultimate feat of physical and mental endurance comprises of summiting the highest mountain on each of the seven continents, as well as trekking to both the North and South poles. Kilimanjaro – Africa 5,895m…
In 2014, Jamie Ramsay embarked on a 17,000km solo and unsupported running expedition from Vancouver, Canada, to Buenos Aires, Argentina. The expedition took him through 14 countries and included obstacles such as The Atacama Desert, The Andes, The Sechura Desert and negotiating his way around The Darien Gap.
Adam Stern is an Australian freediver, 3 x national record holder and PADI freediving instructor trainer. Adam recently joined what is perhaps the most elite club in freediving – diving to a depth of 100m on a single breath. Adam shares some insight into this fascinating sport.
Alex Staniforth is no stranger to adversity and overcoming obstacles. Two attempts at summiting Mt Everest have been cut short due to avalanches. Alex shares what he went through being trapped on the mountain when an avalanche hits.