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G.O. 110 – John Gray

G.O. 110 – John Gray, Adventures Past to Expat Future John Gray grew up as a prototypical Southern California surfer boy. After a divorce in adulthood, he sought to recapture the health and fitness of his youth. He threw himself into hiking, backpacking, climbing, and canyoneering. He and Jason sat at a dark park bench…

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G.O. 109 – Eileen Beall

G.O. 109 – Roaming the US With Whistle Pig Eileen Beall Eileen always had a strong desire for exploration and adventure, despite an ill-planned childhood excursion. Her curious nature lead her across the United States where she repeatedly encountered unique experiences and opportunities. She and Jason sat in the dark woods one evening as Eileen…

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G.O. 108 – Kat and Craig Return

G.O. 108 – Catching Up With Kat Carney & Craig Kinsley The return of Kat & Craig! Last time we spoke with our favorite photographer and Olympian couple, they were moving into a Suburban to travel for a year. Now—seven years later—they are married parents living in Rhode Island preparing for a future road trip….

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G.O. 102 – Emily McCarthy

G.O. 102 – GORUCK with Emily McCarthy Emily McCarthy grew up on the beaches and sandlots of Florida where running became a lifelong passion. Adulthood would carry her across the globe working with volunteer groups and the CIA. Now, she and her husband run GORUCK, a group rooted in special forces principles where veterans and…

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G.O. 097 – Ranger Ted

G.O. 097 – Wonder Outside With Ranger Ted Ted Mattison, also known as Ranger Ted, is an actor and outdoor guide in Los Angeles. Born in Minnesota, his youth involved lakes, canoes, and outdoor adventures fueled by encouraging adults. Thankful for the experiences made possible by outdoor mentors, he strives to be that mentor for…

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G.O. 095 – Nick Watts

G.O. 095 – Salty Surf Nomad Nick Watts Nick Watts works for Occupation Wild helping others find adventurous work in the outdoor industry. Seeking adventure is his calling whether hitchhiking across the South Pacific on sailboats, living in a van surfing the breaks of New Zealand, or breaking bones on a mountain bike. He and…

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G.O. 093 – Rowan Smith

Rowan Smith is a personal trainer for trekkers and mountaineers in Sydney, Australia. In a world bereft of quality training for adventure athletes, he aims to create programs targeting their specific needs. Rowan and Jason spoke over Skype one day about the intricacies of adventure training, his history in the outdoors, and why you shouldn’t sleep on public transit while traveling.

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G.O. 091 – Lee Trebotich

G.O. 091 – Asheville’s Alpaca Athlete, Lee Trebotich Lee Trebotich grew up playing barefoot in the summers along the Mississippi coast and chasing winters in Colorado. His careers have taken him across the U.S. in the science, education, and outdoor industries ultimately landing him in Asheville, North Carolina. He and Jason spoke one afternoon about…

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G.O. 088 – UAE Bouldering

G.O. 088 – Sara and Allen and UAE Boulders Sara Al Awadhi is a lawyer from the UAE. Allen Kenneth Schaidle is an academic from the Midwest United States. A chance encounter and a passion for climbing brought them together. Now married, they explore the UAE establishing new bouldering areas. Sara and Allen spoke with…

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G.O. 085 – Alden Anderson Returns

G.O. 085 – Alden Anderson, 360 Nomad Across the Globe Previous guest (G.O. #16) Alden Anderson is 3 years into a 6 month trip across Europe and Asia. He and Jason spoke over Skype about how travel changes a person, why exploring culture is as important as exploring nature, the human connections photography can bring,…

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