Episode Archives

G.O. 054 – Aaron Nardi

G.O. 054 – Aaron Nardi, VHS to BMX Aaron Nardi found himself shooting videos and riding BMX professionally at an early age. Eventually, he left behind his county fair performances and moved to Los Angeles where he began to dabble in marketing and photography ultimately discovering the power of controlled lighting. He now works primarily…

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G.O. 053 – Leslie Kim

G.O. 053 – Go Dynamite Starfish With Leslie Kim Leslie Kim has been scribbling since early childhood. Unsure of her professional goals, she embarked on a circuitous journey taking her across the globe flirting with multitudes of varied career paths. She eventually circled back to her childhood passion for illustration and discovered graphic design. Climbing…

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G.O. 052 – Erik Johnson

G.O. 052 – Erik Johnson: Skis, Canyons, Consequences Erik Johnson, Esq. shreds the slopes of the legal system and the fresh powder of the backcountry mountain ranges. A lifelong freestyle skier, he has extensive experience dealing with injury whether it be concussions, broken bones, or amnesia. A rappelling accident while canyoneering cost him a leg,…

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G.O. 051 – Cyndi Lang

G.O. 051 – Turning Out Horses With Cyndi Lang A Mom and Me Horseback Riding ad in a magazine unexpectedly set a new course in Cyndi Lang’s childhood. Her fascination with horses led her from vaulting to becoming a ranger and eventually a professional competitor. She and Jason spoke at a barn in Santa Clarita…

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G.O. 050 – Tristan Gooley

G.O. 050 – Tristan Gooley, The Natural Navigator Tristan Gooley began exploring the natural world at a very young age, craving the mystery and independence found in wandering. Learning to read nature and navigate his environs as an adult rekindled his childhood wonder. As a bestselling author, he has shared these skills across five books…

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G.O. 049 – Annabelle McClure & Andrea Hassler

G.O. 049 – Annabelle & Andrea, Climbing Road Team Annabelle McClure found herself on sketchy first ascents at a young age with her climber father. Andrea Hassler passed on a career in concert management to instead study geography and climb nonstop with her new college buddy, Annabelle. Years later, the two of them convinced the…

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G.O. 048 – G.O. Gumbo

G.O. 048 – G.O. Gumbo – End of Season 2 Season 2 of the podcast comes to a close, time for reflection on a year and a half of podcasting and two months of working from the road. We also listen to three humorous stories from Steven Calcote, Scott Swaney, and Dusty Hulet. Sit back for tales of…

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G.O. 047 – Dan Sedlacek

G.O. 047 – Uphill on the PCT with Dan Sedlacek Dan Sedlacek, at 14, was inspired to seek out the PCT when he met a group of friendly thru-hikers. Years later, he and his brother tackled the 2600+ mile trail using gear they had made themselves. Here a second inspiration would hit, a desire to…

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G.O. 046 – Jenn Velie

G.O. 046 – Riding Waves with Outdoor Educator Jenn Velie Jenn Velie is an amalgamation of her parent’s strengths. Inspired by her father’s love of the outdoors and her mother’s successes as an educator, she became an outdoor educator. As the Outdoor Adventure Coordinator at the University of Central Florida she has the opportunity to…

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G.O. 045 – Paul Hytinen & Dylan Gonda

G.O. 045 – Touring the Divide with Paul & Dylan The Tour Divide is a backcountry off-road cycling route spanning over 2700 miles from Banff, Canada to Antelope Wells, New Mexico. Paul Hytinen and Dylan Gonda are two men separated by 40 years in age who both found themselves itching to take on this challenge….

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