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G.O. 034 – Kat Carney & Craig Kinsley

G.O. 034 – Kat & Craig on Lucky Breaks, Pics, Sticks, and Hitches Kat Carney and Craig Kinsley have embraced a life of coincidences and (occasionally literal) lucky breaks. A broken hand lead Craig down an unexpected path that would bring him to the 2012 Olympics as a Javelin Thrower. A part-time job as a…

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G.O. 033 – Sheri Watson

G.O. 033 – Sheri Watson, Rock Dancer Sheri Watson has been decorating motion picture sets for 25 years. Before embracing this creative career path, she expressed herself as a professional ballet dancer for the American Ballet Theatre and The National Ballet of Canada. Her life is dedicated to artistic expression and movement finding outlets in…

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G.O. 032 – Luca Chiarabini

G.O. 032 – Legal Italian Alien, Luca Chiarabini Italian software developer, Luca Chiarabini prefers a life chasing adventures. His habitats of choice are dark damp caves or thundering, cascading rivers. Luca passionately believes in sharing the outdoors with others and does so by documenting unestablished areas, placing new canyon routes, designing software for outdoor exploration,…

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G.O. 031 – Solo Backpacking

G.O. 031 – Roundtable: Solo Backpacking Some choose to travel into the wilderness alone. Jason discusses the pros and cons of solitary backpacking with previous show guests: Shawnte, Pamela, and Alden in between sips of cocoa and bouts of laughter. They review the whys, the dangers, loneliness, planning, packing, navigation, hiker stink, 29 cat holes,…

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G.O. 030 – Alex Staniforth

G.O. 030 – Alex Staniforth’s Everest Dreams As an unassuming bullied epileptic with no interest in sports, Alex Staniforth never pictured himself as an athlete. A hill-walking trip at 13 changed his perspective and encouraged him to confront his fears. His quest to climb Mount Everest transformed him physically, mentally, and socially. At the age…

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G.O. 029 – PRCPTION Travel: Jordan and Evelyn

G.O. 029 – Documenting Smiles With PRCPTION Travel Jordan Urbanovich and Evelyn Wilroy were high school friends enamored with travel. Jordan embraced a nomadic existence and turned exploring the world into a lifestyle. Evelyn pursued a traditional career path and found herself yearning for more. The two joined forces to travel Nepal and document their…

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G.O. 028 – Bryan Snyder

G.O. 028 – Misadventures Off the Map With Bryan Snyder Self-proclaimed renegade car camper Bryan Snyder has a penchant for finding trouble. Each summer, he travels across the U.S. with his trusty sidekick, Charlie—his aging Jeep. He shares his misadventures with heights, weather, wildlife, and circumstance through his books and ongoing column in the Chenango…

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G.O. 027 – Shawnte Salabert

G.O. 027 – Shawnte Salabert, Human Yogi Bear Shawnte Salabert was raised on the mean streets of Milwaukie where a local Boys and Girls Club introduced her to the outdoors. Her newfound love of camp and adventure led her away from Wisconsin as she sought the secrets of becoming Yogi Bear in human form. Eventually,…

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G.O. 026 – Fresh Off The Grid

G.O. 026 – Fresh Off The Grid’s Extended Roadtrip Megan McDuffie and Michael Van Vliet abandoned their traditional respectable lifestyles, moved into their passenger vehicle, and embarked on a  long-term roadtrip across the United States and Canada. During their travels they maintain the website Fresh Off The Grid where they share travel recipes and lessons…

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G.O. 025 – Francisco Camberos

G.O. 025 –  Francisco Camberos, Functional Fitness Freak Francisco Camberos spent his youth being chased by dogs and tagging public property before realizing he could better focus his energy and not squander the opportunities his parents provided to him. He began experimenting with numerous fitness regimens before forming his own approach to the pursuit of…

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