Episode Archives

G.O. 084 – Cyndi Wyatt

G.O. 084 – Running to Life With Cyndi Wyatt Cyndi Wyatt grew up running along the beaches of Florida, practicing aerobics, and eventually modeling. Running is what would stick with her, especially as it helped her cope with the aftermath of an abusive marriage. Now Cyndi competes as an ultrarunner, organizes outdoor events, and guides…

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G.O. 083 – Daniel Harm

G.O. 083 – Daniel Harm Builds a Trail to Harmony Daniel Harm has lived an eclectic existence influenced by nature and art. He grew up internationally, raced bicycles professionally, lived in the wilderness building an ornate trail system, scales mountains and trees, and shares his style of unique art through photography and film. He and…

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G.O. 082 – Courtney Condy

G.O. 082 – Courtney Condy and Occupation Wild Courtney Condy was a workaholic go-getter intent on becoming a millionaire before 30. Yet, she hated her life. A spontaneous trip to Nepal shifted her perspective ultimately leading her to pursue a new career as an outdoor leader. She founded Occupation Wild, an online resource that helps…

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G.O. 081 – Daniel Elson

G.O. 081 – Daniel Elson, Mustachioed Animator Canyoneer Daniel Elson makes cartoons, hides his past, and descends canyons on sketchy anchors. Did we mention his mustache? He has a boffo mustache. Daniel and Jason hid from the rain in a makeup room one morning to discuss the state of animation, ways to get fired, California…

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G.O. 080 – Trailmothers

G.O. 080 – Roundtable: Trailmothers What began as an instagram account devoted to sharing hiking photos of a mother and her son has blossomed into a community of families sharing outdoor adventures with each other. Jason met with seven members of Trailmothers one morning in Griffith Park to discuss how the group has enriched their…

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G.O. 079 – Michael Kelley

G.O. 079 – Becoming a Beginner With Michael Kelley Michael Kelley spent his youth surfing the beaches of Malibu until he discovered the competitive world of cycling and eventually SUP racing. Now, he shares his years of experience with others as a Scoutmaster, father, and REI instructor. Michael and Jason spent a morning at Will…

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G.O. 078 – Tiffany Nardico

G.O. 078 – Capturing Adventure With Tiffany Nardico Previously a fashionista, Tiffany Nardico’s live changed drastically after a chance encounter on a Zion shuttle bus introduced her to canyoneering. Her budding photography career shifted towards adventure sports. She now travels the U.S. in her van capturing adventures and expeditions in the recesses of the Earth…

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G.O. 077 – Tom Jones

G.O. 077 – Mr. Imlay Canyon Gear, Tom Jones Tom Jones has left a large imprint on canyoneering in the Western U.S. He is the founder of Imlay Canyon Gear, a supplier of canyoneering specialty equipment and the author of the Zion Canyoneering Guidebook. Tom and Jason chatted one morning at Imlay HQ about his…

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G.O. 076 – Marinel de Jesus

G.O. 076 – Marinel de Jesus, From Lawyer to Nomad to Brown Gal Trekker After 15 years as a prosecuting attorney, Marinel de Jesus craved a change. Her mother’s unexpected death caused her to reevaluate her own life. She left her career to become a permanent nomad and founded Peak Explorations, an adventure travel company…

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G.O. 075 – Rich Rudow

G.O. 075 – Grand Explorer Rich Rudow Rich Rudow’s life has become intrinsically linked with the Grand Canyon. On a raft trip in 1989, he became enamored with the mysteries beneath its rim. Having spent 1000 days within its walls and having helped establish many of its technical canyoneering routes, Rich is now recognized as…

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