The Modern Adventurer Podcast

John Horsfall

John Horsfall speaks to Adventurers and Explorers from all over the world. From Everest Climbers to Polar Explorers, World Record Holder and more, these Adventurers talk about their expeditions and intimate stories of their travels. We dive in deep to get an understanding of what drives these people to push the limits of human possibilities and surviving in the harshest of environments. Tune in each week and join Adventure Athlete John Horsfall for a weekly show about what is the meaning of adventure travel and where to go on your next travel adventure..Newsletter - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventures.Watch Each Episode.Now at Video Podcast.Instagram

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Pip Stewart (Adventurer)Pip Stewart is an adventurer, journalist and presenter. She believes that connecting with people and the great outdoors is good for the soul and seeks to tell stories with heart.In 2013, she cycled home from Malaysia to London, covering 10,000 miles and 26 countries in a year on her bike. In 2016 her adventures took her on a 3,000-mile cycle, boat and plane journey exploring Brazil and Peru to raise awareness of the environmental issues in the region. She documented the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest with adventurer Reza Pakravan and its devastating effect on the indigenous communities.Then February 2018, she teamed up with fellow adventurers Laura Bingham and Ness Knight to take on a world-first – paddling the entire length of The Essequibo, South America's third-largest river, from source to sea.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresOn the Podcast today, talk about these adventures and the struggles that occur when doing these expeditions. We talk about the future of travel and the responsibility of travellers with a platform.Buy Life Lessons From the Amazon by Pip StewartPip's WebsitePip's InstagramSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Nov 23

1 hr

ELSA KENT (EXPLORER)On today’s podcast, we have Elsa Kent. Elsa Kent is an explorer and speaker of Environmental Education.She set off on a 1000+mile journey from John O’Groats to Land’s End, with two horses, in aid of environmental education. She grew up on a small family-run farm in South West Devon, riding horses before I could walk and always being obsessed with all forms of nature.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresThis incredible journey involved a temporary bridge built in front of her by Highways England to avoid a seven-mile detour and navigate the busy roads. It took the trio 64 days of riding to make the journey, which totalled over 1,000 miles.Today on the podcast, we talk about his life growing up and how he got in these incredible adventures and the stories of his trips, the kindness of strangers and much more.Elsa’s InstagramSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Nov 16

1 hr 8 min

Elise Wortley is a female adventurer bringing to life the incredibly lost history of female adventurers by literally walking in their footsteps, using what was available to them at the time. The expedition highlighted these groundbreaking women’s stories and achievements with the hope to inspire women and girls today.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresAfter returning from this life-changing first expedition, she realised that the stories and achievements of female explorers like Alexandra should be celebrated and never forgotten and made it her mission to bring these stories back to life, inspire this generation and the next the same way they have inspired her. In July 2019, she set off on my second adventure to the Cairngorm Mountains in Scotland to follow Nan Shepherd’s footsteps, one of the UK’s best-known nature writers and mountain wanderers.We talk about her incredible journey across India and towards Tibet on the podcast, how she coped in sub-zero temperatures, and how this trip changed her life.Elise’s WebsiteElise’s InstagramSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Nov 9

44 min 7 sec

Jasmine Harrison is an adventurer and swimming instructor. On December 12th 2020, Jasmine Harrison set off in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. Seventy days later, she broke the world record and became the youngest ever solo female to row any ocean.On the podcast today, we talk about her experience preparing for this challenge. How to get sponsorship for an expedition, and what training for rowing the Atlantic takes.We talk about her near-death experience while out in the Atlantic and how she narrowly avoided being hit by a drilling ship. Let me know what you think and leave a review of the episode.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresJasmine’s WebsiteJasmine’s InstagramSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Nov 2

1 hr

Marking the 1 year anniversary of the Podcast, in this episode, I talk about my trip running 27 marathons in 32 days across Kenya in a month and the extraordinary time I had doing it. Running through Tsavo National Park, meeting Vice Presidents and having a gun put to my head. This story was an adventure like no other, showing the very best of what Kenya had to offer.For people new to the Podcast, I'm John Horsfall Adventure Athlete and host of The Modern Adventurer Podcast. I have spoken to amazing people over the last year and I thought having heard so many wonderful stories, I would share one of mine.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresSocial MediaYoutubeJohn's WebsiteJohn's InstagramSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Oct 26

31 min 57 sec

Brendon Prince (Extreme Athlete)On today's Podcast, we have Brendon Prince, who became the first person to stand up paddleboard around mainland Britain. He began his circumnavigation in Torquay, Devon, on April 27 and arrived back on September 14. Over 141 days, he covered a staggering 4,203km on his SUP, and he hoped to complete it in 120 days. Unfortunately, winds plagued his journey from the start, and he lost a total of 22 days to the weather.In completing the expedition, he broke three World Records1. First person to SUP from Lands End to John O'Groats via the coast.2. Circumnavigation of Mainland Britain.3. Longest ever SUP journey approx 3800km.One of the reasons Prince began the challenge was to raise awareness for water safety, which you can donate to below. We talk about the highs and lows of such a trip and one particular experience where Killer Whales hunted him. Let me know what you think and leave a review of the episode.Donate hereBrendon's WebsiteBrendon's InstagramSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Oct 12

45 min 24 sec

On today's Podcast, we have Karl Watson. Karl Watson is an Adventurer and Youtuber.Having had a passion for exploring the world from a young age, it wasn’t until Karl went backpacking for the first time in 2006 that the travel bug truly bit him. He went on a 6-month journey through Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and the USA.He began making films of his trips to capture the experiences and share them with my friends. The key was always to try and make a fun and engaging film; they can watch it and enjoy it from start to finish.We talk about his early travels and some of the difficult moments he has had along the way on the podcast.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresKarl's WebsiteKarl's YoutubeKarl's InstagramSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Sep 28

47 min 53 sec

On today's Podcast, we have Tom Court. Learning to windsurf at an early age he was introduced to Kitesurfing in 1999. Ever since that day, he has been an enthusiastic kiter and quickly made his mark on the PKRA Kiteboarding world tour after winning the UK under 18’s championship in his first year of competition.Currently, Tom is an International rider and is well known for pushing the sport through his online video productions and powerful riding style. His goal is to showcase kiteboarding at its best and represent the brands that support him through his individual style and unique thinking both on and off the water.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresTom Court’s WebsiteTom Court’s InstagramSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Sep 14

40 min 31 sec

On today's Podcast, we have Ash Dykes. Ash Dykes is an explorer, extreme athlete, motivational speaker and 3x World First Record Holder.Ash recently head-lined global news by becoming the first person to hike the entire length of the Yangtze River in China. A 4,000-mile journey that took him 352 days to complete, he faced bears, altitude, wolves, landslides, blizzards and had to send 10 of the 16 team members (that joined him for short stints at different locations) home, due to altitude sickness, fear of wildlife and/or injury.Today on the podcast, we talk about his life growing up and how he got in these incredible adventures as well as the stories of his trips, been chased by Wolves and alone in the Mongolian Desert. Enjoy!!Buy Mission Possible by Ash DykesAsh's WebsiteAsh's Instagram Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Aug 31

1 hr 16 min

Megan Hine (Survivalist)On today's Podcast, we have Megan Hine. Megan is a survival consultant, expedition leader, and producer. Her vast wealth of experience and knowledge, gained from leading hundreds of trips and expeditions, consulting for TV survival and adventure shows across the globe, enables her to organise unique experiences for clients in remote and wild places.Today on the podcast, we talk about her life growing up and how she got into TV—working with different celebrities and the stories along the way. Megan Hine talks about her near-death experiences, from been shot at by tribesmen to being hunted by the Mexican drugs cartel in the mountains. Buy Mind of a Survivor by Megan HineMegan's WebsiteMegan's InstagramSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Aug 17

53 min 34 sec

On the podcast today, we have Alice Morrison, an Adventurer, Author and Presenter. Her first series for the BBC was Morocco to Timbuktu: An Arabian Adventure when she travelled the old salt and slave routes from the tip of Morocco, where she now lives, to the fabled and perilous city of Timbuktu. Her third book, 1001 Nights, was published in April 2019 with Simon & Schuster.Alice is a journalist by background and has worked on BBC News in English and Arabic, and Sky News.Her adventures include:Cycling from Cairo to Cape Town.12500 km in the longest bike race on earth.The Tour D’Afrique.Running the infamous Marathon des Sables.The toughest footrace on earth.Hiking from the highest point of North Africa to the lowest in the world first.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresAlice's WebsiteAlice's InstagramSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Aug 3

59 min 20 sec

On the podcast today we have an adventurer and explorer from Hong Kong.At 18 Marsha Jean left her abusive home and bought a one-way ticket to Australia. She wanted to spend all the money she had, and commit suicide.Throwing herself into the real world broke all the beliefs her parents and society had put in her. Today on the Podcast we talk about her early travels and about her incredible adventures in Afghanistan and Pakistan.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresMarsha's InstagramSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Jul 20

40 min 25 sec

David Haze has a life now full of adventure but it is a life that is very different to the one before his arrest. Previously, David had struggled with gambling after his business was unsuccessful and this caused him to make questionable choices.He succumbed to the slippery slope of crime but was quick to realise his mistakes, admitting that he let his hunger for adventure “slip away” during this period. The prison was an opportunity for David to rethink his actions, and he set the course for world records and helping people into adventure.Today on the podcast we talk about his experiences and how he has changed.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresDavid's WebsiteDavid's InstagramSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Jul 6

28 min 34 sec

On Today's Podcast, we are talking with Vedangi Kulkarni and Endurance Cyclist and Adventurer.In 2018, she rode 29,000km around the world in 159/160 days becoming the youngest woman to have cycled around the world. Today on the podcast we speak about her childhood in India and moving to the UK. What inspired her and of course the highs and lows of her incredible round the world trip.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresVedangi's WebsiteVedangi's InstagramSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Jun 22

1 hr 5 min

On today's podcast, we are talking with Jordan Wylie. He is a former soldier, author and extreme adventurer.He has raised over a million pounds for charity and completed numerous expeditions, including the highly publicised Running Dangerously, which saw him run through Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia, and Barefoot Warrior which involved climbing Mt Kilimanjaro completely barefoot!In 2020 he wrote his name into the Guinness Book of Records by Standup Paddleboarding (SUP) for further and longer at sea than anyone ever has before in historyOn the podcast, we talk about his trips and expeditions and about why he pursues these extreme adventures.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresJordan’s InstagramJordan’s WebsiteSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Jun 8

43 min 48 sec

On today’s episode, we have Matt Helliker, and he certainly has a few stories to tell, Matt Helliker’s life has been shaped by mountains and coastlines, from the sea cliffs of Great Britain to Scotland’s winter mountains, the European Alps to the Greater Ranges of the Himalayas, South America and Alaska. Matt has become one of the UK’s most talented and accomplished alpinists, climber and IFMGA mountain guides of his generation, with a long list of challenging and impressive first and repeat ascents to his credit. Today on the podcast, we talk about why he pushes himself to these limits and the sacrifices he has made along the way.Matt’s WebsiteMatt’s InstagramEnjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

May 25

1 hr 6 min

Eva Zu Beck shares her experience of travelling around Pakistan and how her own fear actually helped her embrace fear and become the bravest person she knew. On the Modern Adventurer Podcast, we talk about all her adventures around the world. Yemen and Pakistan and been stuck when the Pandemic hit the world and how she coped.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresEva's WebsiteEva's InstagramEva's YoutubeSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

May 18

50 min 51 sec

In today's episode, we have Mark Beaumont, and he certainly has a few stories to tell; he is a British long-distance cyclist, broadcaster and author. he holds the record for cycling around the world, completing his 18,000-mile route in less than 79 days. Author of the bestseller, The man who cycled the world, amongst others. On today's podcast, we talk about his trips around the world, the stories from his adventures and what motivates him to keep pushing the limits.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresMark's WebsiteMark's InstagramSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

May 11

48 min 52 sec

Filmmaker Livia Simoka created and presented Channel 4’s ‘Extreme Tribe: The Last Pygmies’. The series followed her journey as she spent 5 months living with a pygmy hunter-gatherer tribe in the rain forests of the Congo, where she immersed herself with a family and became part of their tight nit community.On the Podcast, we talk about this incredible experience and the lessons she has learnt from living with this remote tribe. Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Apr 27

48 min 26 sec

In today's episode, we have Oli Broadhead a British Explorer and Adventure Photographer His previous expeditions include an attempted first ascent of a remote Sumatran mountain, a biodiversity survey of an un-researched tropical forest, and two months spent walking coast-to-coast across South India - sleeping in fields frequented by tigers and facing the monsoon with no tent. In today's podcast, we are talking about his adventures and his purpose to why he explores.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Apr 20

1 hr 2 min

Former Royal Marine Commando Ian Finch, is an adventure and outdoor brand photographer & expedition guide whose been travelling to remote environments for over 10 years. Ian's desire to record, capture or lead expeditions in unfamiliar corners of the globe is driven by an passion to learn about heritage and traditions from the native cultures that call it home.  On today's podcast we are talking about his 1,300 mile journey to retrace the footsteps of the Cherokee people called the "Trail of Tears"Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Apr 13

53 min 39 sec

George Kefford is a young Anglo-Australian explorer and writer specialising in human-powered journeys: often by foot; sometimes by kayak. At the age of 17, he walked the Holy Lands, alone, across Israel, Palestine, and Jordan. On the Podcast, we talk about this expedition and how he has recently returned from Morocco. After studying Arabic in Rabat, he walked the 250km length of the Souss River from its source in the High Atlas Mountains to its mouth near Agadir.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Apr 6

34 min 36 sec

Will Copestake’s adventures have taken him across the Great Walks of New Zealand, A Crossing of Iceland and several expeditions to Kayak amongst the Patagonian fjords. Most notably, Will was named both Scottish and UK Adventurer of the year (2015) for his 364-day solo circumnavigation of Scotland by kayak and a continuous ascent of all 282 winter Munro mountains. Subsequently, this was followed by a winter round of the Corbett mountains in 2016.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresWill's WebsiteWill's InstagramSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Mar 30

38 min 18 sec

In today's episode, we have Iris Berger. Iris is a 24-year-old conservation scientist and National Geographic Young Explorer, interested in interdisciplinary topics that contribute to reconciling nature conservation and human well-being. We talk about a crazy expedition out of university to cycle across Bolivia as well as talking about her research expedition to Sumatra. A great insight into the future of conservation and so much more with Iris.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramJoin the Adventure - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresIris's WebsiteIris's InstagramSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Mar 23

32 min

Who is Nick Butter? Ultrarunner Nick Butter recently set a world record, becoming the first person in history to run a marathon in every single country globally - 196 marathons in all 196 nations. On Today's podcast, we talk about this unbelievable achievement. This episode has it all, from running in Iran to being used as a drug mule getting into the Yemen. We talk about how much Nick raised from his run and a more in-depth conversation about his future plans.#nickbutter #nickbutterrun #runningtheworld #johnhorsfall #adventurepodcastEnjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramZiba Adventures Newsletter - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Mar 16

50 min 22 sec

In today's episode, we have Mollie Hughes a British sports adventurer and explorer who in 2017 broke the world record for becoming the youngest woman to climb both sides of Mount Everest and in 2020 became the youngest woman to ski solo to the South Pole. In this podcast, we talk about those expeditions and the highs and lows of solo travel. We talk about what it takes to climb Mount Everest and the psychology of it.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramZiba Adventures Newsletter - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Mar 9

39 min 16 sec

In this week's podcast, we have Charlie Young, forced to grow up in a wetsuit and spent every weekend at the beach with her family exploring rock pools and hidden coves. She has a lust for adventure and diving. Charlie has spent the last 3 years travelling the world conducting research on human impacts in our oceans. In 2018, Charlie joined scientists, Nat Geo photographers and filmmakers on the Elysium Expedition to the heart of The Coral Triangle. A fascinating episode about the dangers of diving and how quickly it can go wrong.Ziba Adventures Newsletter - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Mar 2

34 min 30 sec

On the Podcast this week, we have Katie, an adventurer and former model. It started as a chat-up line and turned into a life-changing trek along the great wall of China. This adventure sparked her adventurous spirit and led her to another record-breaking adventure across the Patagonian Ice Cap, which proved a near-death experience. She sat down with me on the podcast to share her journey from model to adventurer..Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramZiba Adventures Newsletter - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventureshttps://www.zibaadventures.com/podcast/Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Feb 23

44 min 27 sec

Alex Staniforth is an adventurer and charity ambassador from England. In this episode we are talking about the back to back disasters that happened to him on Mount Everest, what went wrong and the fallout from it. He has completed numerous endurance challenges raising money for mental health charities. In today's podcast, we talking about mental health. He is no stranger to adversity – suffering epilepsy and bullying in early life. He now uses this as motivation for outdoor challenges; now helps others to overcome theirs.Newsletter - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventureshttps://www.zibaadventures.com/podcast/Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Feb 16

39 min 24 sec

Lucy Shepherd is at the forefront of modern exploration. From mountains to rainforests, to the Arctic, she has plotted a thrilling, inimitable path for herself. She documents her endeavours, both to share them with captivated audiences, and to show the effects of climate change. On today's podcast, we talk about what is the Amazon Rainforest like to live in and the daily life in the jungle.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Feb 9

39 min 54 sec

Have you ever been in a situation of life and death before? Benedict Allen has probably the most incredible adventure story from his time in the Amazon Rainforest and Papua New Guinea. Being chased in the Amazon and having to resort to drastic measures to survive..Was a pleasure to chat with him about his adventures, what the future holds for the Modern Adventurer and the benefits of switching off.Enjoyed the Show? Tag me @johnhorsfall on InstagramZiba Adventures Newsletter - https://mailchi.mp/44c55725379d/newsletter-page-ziba-adventuresSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Feb 2

54 min 5 sec

On today's Podcast, we have Lizzie Daly is a wildlife biologist and conservation filmmaker from Wales. A healthy curiosity for the natural world has lead her to conduct research and make wildlife films all over the world. Lizzie is currently studying a PhD on how we can protect and coexist alongside the African elephants in Kenya by attaching tags. We discuss why wildlife conservation is important to everyone and how people can help in order to protect natural habitats.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Jan 26

37 min 41 sec

On today's podcast, we are talking to Sean Conway, a Zimbabwean ultra-endurance athlete who became the first person to cycle, swim, and run the length of Great Britain from Land's End to John o'Groats. In 2016 he completed the world's longest triathlon, a 4,200-mile journey around the coast of Britain. We talk about his journey and how he started in the world of adventure by swimming the length of Great Britain just to get out of the house!! Plus why solo travel is important to him and why he does these adventures alone.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Jan 19

31 min 53 sec

Lucy Rivers Bulkeley is a British Adventurer, having become the first European woman to complete the 4 Desert Grand Slam in 2010 (250km self-supported across the Atacama, Gobi, Sahara and Antarctica) She is now attempting the seven summits. On today's podcast, we talk about the preparation that goes into these big expeditions and about how her story started.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Jan 12

43 min 42 sec

Jenny Wordsworth is a British ultra-endurance athlete and lawyer. Recently she skied 700 miles solo, unsupported from the coastline of Antarctica to the South Pole. On this week's podcast, we talk about that expedition as how her first failure in 2018 in the South Pole spurred her on with such determination and drive to complete the expedition even with Polar thigh, this severe injury-ravaged her leg.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Jan 6

55 min 29 sec

George Bullard is a world record Explorer.To date, he has covered more than 2,000 miles on foot in the polar regions and completed countless expeditions around the world. On today's podcast, we talk about his world record kayak from Greenland to Scotland as well as his search for Shackleton's flask lost more than a hundred years ago. This episode comes with a warning! As we talk about the struggles of going to the loo in a sea kayak in some detail. As well as, a funny story of a poo rainbow in the arctic circle. So enough of the waffling I am delighted to introduce George Bullard to the show.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Dec 2020

1 hr 18 min

Andrea Mason is a passionate sports person with an extreme sense of adventure. Her philosophy is everyone can "create your own epic". In September 2019, she completed what most believed was an impossible challenge; swimming 34km across the English Channel, Cycling 900km across France and then climbing Mt Blanc – all in just 4 days and 20 hours. Exactly one year later, she successfully completed the Mt Blanc Triple Crown. Swimming 38Km around the perimeter of Lac Annecy, cycling the gruelling Tour Du Mont Blanc and running 170km around one of the most challenging trails runs in the world, the Ultra-Trail Du Mont Blanc – all in just 4 days, 23 hours and 40 mins. On this week's podcast, we talk about her journey to these adventures and the struggles she has had to overcome. As well as her passion for her new charity.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Dec 2020

1 hr 2 min

Ray Zahab is a Canadian Explorer, ultra-distance runner and Founder of non-profit impossible2Possible. He has run 17,000+km across the world's deserts, and unsupported expeditions in some of the coldest places on the planet.In 2006, former "pack a day smoker" turned ultra-runner Ray Zahab and two friends, Charlie Engle and Kevin Lin set out on an expedition to cross the Sahara Desert by foot. 111 days and 7,500 km after leaving the coast of Senegal, Africa they completed their journey by stepping into the Red Sea. The expedition had the trio running an average of 70kms a day without a single day of rest, for 111 days.On this week's Podcast, we talk about Ray's beginnings from his very first Ultra to Running the Sahara Desert. We talk about moments where he almost lost his life and plans for the futureSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Dec 2020

53 min 23 sec

Emily Scott features in Project 282, an incredible 4-month solo, an unsupported and self-propelled journey around all of Scotland’s Munros. It’s an achievement, especially as she had only previously been up 40 Munros, all on day trips. On this weeks Podcast we talk about the highs and low of that incredible journey. #travelpodcast #adventurer #adventurepodcastSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Dec 2020

56 min 7 sec

After exploring and hiking the globe for over 16 years. Chaz Powell now lives his life as an Explorer, Expedition Leader and Survival Guide. His ongoing project ‘The Wildest Journey’ is all about his wildest journeys by foot along Africa's wildest rivers with an aim to raise awareness for wildlife conservation and anti-poaching. In 2016/17 Chaz spent 137 days walking over 3000km from source to sea along the Zambezi River. We speak on this episode about that expedition and the struggles and excitement he had in the African Bush.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Dec 2020

45 min 39 sec

Anna Blackwell is an adventurer, writer, photographer and speaker with a love of the outdoors and pushing her limits. On this weeks episode we chat about how adventure builds character and why getting outside and out of your comfort zone is important. This has led Anna to pursue numerous adventures, including trekking 1,000km across Northern Scandinavia by herself, kayaking across Europe, spending five weeks trekking across the wilderness of Arctic Sweden alone, walking 1,000 miles solo across France and Spain, and even hitch-hiking to Morocco.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Nov 2020

48 min 58 sec

Ash Bhardwaj is a travel-writer, film-maker and storyteller who explores the world. From a young age he had a love of travel. On this week's episode we speak with him about his 8500 km overland from the top of Norway to Romania, exploring former Soviet countries and their neighbours, at a time of increased tensions between Russia and the West. We talk about what motivates him and inspires him in his pursuits.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Nov 2020

45 min 23 sec

Jamie is an Endurance Adventure Athlete, presenter, public speaker and brand ambassador. He has completed over 32,000km of human-powered adventuring in 29 countries and 20 different adventures. He is a runner, cyclist, trekker and mountaineer. On this weeks Podcast we talk about his adventures and go into depth about the Psychology of Adventurers and why people do what they do. If you enjoyed the show please leave a comment and subscribe for further episodes.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Nov 2020

52 min 7 sec

Geordie Stewart is a British author, explorer, mountaineer and former British Army officer. In May 2011, aged 22, he became the youngest Briton to climb the Seven Summits - the highest mountain on each of the seven continents. In October 2019, he completed a 22,500 mile solo cycle around the world. On this weeks episode we talk about his first summit on Mount Everest and how he was 150 metres from the top before making the decision to turn around. We talk about his Cycle around the world and the problems he encountered along the way. Please leave a review if you enjoyed the episode and subscribe for more tales of Adventure.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Nov 2020

1 hr 11 min

Jenny Tough is an adventure traveller and writer originally from Canada. On this week's podcast, we talk about her solo mountain expeditions around the world from the very first in Kyrgyzstan and stories of travelling the world as a solo female adventurer. Please leave a review if you enjoyed the episode and subscribe for more tales of Adventure.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Nov 2020

43 min 4 sec

Breaking his neck playing rugby and told he could never play the sport he loved again. James went down a dark path after three years he turned his life around and is now competing in Ultra Marathons around the world. We talk about the highs and lows of Ultras. The reason for turning his life around. As well as his time on SAS Who Dares Wins in South America. Please leave a review if you enjoyed the episode and subscribe for more tales of Adventure.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Oct 2020

47 min 12 sec

After finishing University, Charlie Walker set out on a different path. Cycling the World over four years reaching the furthest cape in each of Europe, Asia and Africa. We talk about the highs and lows of these Grand Adventures and times when failure has spurred him on. We speak about growing up in the countryside and how this way of life came to him at a late stage in life.Charlie's Book "Through Sand and Snow" Available Click HereSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Oct 2020

42 min 16 sec

Get ready to go and explore because Adventure Athlete John Horsfall is about to launch his brand new show, The Modern Adventurer Podcast. Listen to the sneak preview now.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Oct 2020

1 min 40 sec

In this welcome message, Adventure Athlete John Horsfall introduces the Modern Adventurer Podcast.This podcast talks to adventurers and explorers around the world who have made remarkable and daring journeys in recent years. In this series, we talk to Everest climbers, Polar Explorers, World Record holders and many more.We listen to the crazy stories from their expeditions, and tragic loses and sacrifices they have made along the way.The Modern Adventurer Podcast debuts 20th October.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-modern-adventurer/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Oct 2020

1 min 29 sec