Episode 16 - Erik Weihenmayer (first blind person to summit all 7 summits, athlete, author, speaker, adventurer)

Episode 16 - Erik Weihenmayer (first blind person to summit all 7 summits, athlete, author, speaker, adventurer)

In episode 16 we hear from one of my heroes, Erik Weihenmayer. Despite losing his eyesight at 13 years old, Erik has gone on to accomplish some truly remarkable things.

Erik has used hardship as 'fuel to his fire' to become the first blind person to summit all 7 summits (the highest peaks on all 7 continents). He's also; kayaked the entire 277-miles of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon, skied double black diamonds, competed in adventure races, sky dived, climbed peaks in Antarctica, written books, co-founded an amazing organisation, been a school teacher, a wrestler, and the list just goes on.

Episode 15 - Super Cycling Man (Will Hodson)

Episode 15 - Super Cycling Man (Will Hodson)

In a world first, Super Cycling Man (AKA Will Hodson) will cycle over 100,000km to all 7 continents, aiming to raise £1 million for charity, all the while dressed as a super hero...

Episode 14 - Ben Page (Multi-award winning filmmaker, adventurer, and photographer)

Episode 14 - Ben Page (Multi-award winning filmmaker, adventurer, and photographer)

In episode 14 we hear from multi-award winning filmmaker, adventurer and photographer, Ben Page. 

We kick off by hearing about Ben's cycle trip around the world. He took 3 years and survived on just $3 a day. 

At about the 30 minutes mark we then go on to a film making crash course, focusing on Ben's recent film, The Frozen Road. Ben goes into great detail about his camera set up, recommendations for those getting into film making, and loads more.

We close by discussing Ben's heroes and inspirations.

Episode 13 - Jim Davidson (Speaking of Adventure) - Part 2

Episode 13 - Jim Davidson (Speaking of Adventure) - Part 2

In episode 13 we hear more from climber, resilience expert, expedition leader, and adventurer Jim Davidson. 

We delve into what it was like losing his best friend in a tragic climbing accident, his epic tests summiting Mount Everest, the Nepali earthquake back in 2015, adventure and resilience more generally, public speaking, writing, and loads more.

Episode 12 - Jim Davidson (Speaking of Adventure) - Part 1

Episode 12 - Jim Davidson (Speaking of Adventure) - Part 1

In episode 12 we hear from climber, resilience expert, expedition leader, and adventurer Jim Davidson. 

We delve into what it was like losing his best friend in a tragic climbing accident, his epic tests summiting Mount Everest, the Nepali earthquake back in 2015, adventure and resilience more generally, public speaking, writing, and loads more.

Episode 11 - Derek Loudermilk (The Art of Adventure) - Part 2

Episode 11 - Derek Loudermilk (The Art of Adventure) - Part 2

In episode 11 (part 2 of 2 )we hear more from the uber eclectic Derek Loudermilk. Derek is a professional adventurer, bestselling author, publisher, speaker, digital nomad, business coach, and is the host of The Art of Adventure podcast. He also has experience as a professional athlete, sports coach, scientist, and photographer. Can anyone say multipotentialite fast enough?

Episode 10 - Derek Loudermilk (The Art of Adventure) - Part 1

Episode 10 - Derek Loudermilk (The Art of Adventure) - Part 1

In episode 10 (part 1 of 2 )we hear from the uber eclectic Derek Loudermilk. Derek is a professional adventurer, bestselling author, publisher, speaker, digital nomad, business coach, and is the host of The Art of Adventure podcast. He also has experience as a professional athlete, sports coach, scientist, and photographer. Can anyone say multipotentialite fast enough?

Episode 9 - Dimitri Kieffer

Episode 9 - Dimitri Kieffer

In episode 9 we hear a heavy weight titan of human powered adventure, Dimitri Kieffer. Dimitri is possibly the most adventurous employee Microsoft ever had! He is currently attempting to circumnavigate the globe using human power alone - walking, skiing, swimming, kayaking. You name it. He's doing it! This one will definitely get your adventure blood going so start listening and get moving.

Episode 8 - Laval St Germain

Episode 8 - Laval St Germain

In episode 8 we hear from one of my favourite adventurers, Laval St Germain. Laval is an adventurer, outdoor athlete, air pilot, public speaker, climber, runner, rower, and also a great husband and father.

Episode 7 - Conrad Anker

Episode 7 - Conrad Anker

In episode 7 we hear from climbing legend Conrad Anker. Conrad is world famous for his exceptional list of climbing achievements. He has summited Everest 3 times, the most recent of which was without assisted oxygen. The recent hit film Meru followed Conrad, Jimmy Chin, and Renan Ozturk successfully summit the Shark's Fin on Mount Meru, A climb that had defeated more elite climbers than any other peak in the Himalayas over the last 30 years. Conrad is also the lead climber at team North Face. He's also been featured in National Geographic and many of the worlds top climbing magazines for being able to pull off seemingly impossible climbs.

Episode 6 - Pip Stewart

Episode 6 - Pip Stewart

In episode 6 we hear from without doubt one of my favourite adventurers (and humans), Pip Stewart. Pip has a wealth of experience in so many different fields. She is an adventurer, journalist and presenter. A hippy at heart, with a love for travel, meditation, health and wellbeing (in her own words...)

Episode 5 - Paula Reid

Episode 5 - Paula Reid

In episode 5, we hear from Adventurer, Author, Performance Catalyst and so much more, Paula Reid. Paula has an incredible breadth of experience in everything from skiing to the South Pole and sailing around the world, to boardroom consulting and psychology. 

Episode 4 Louis-Philippe Loncke

Episode 4 Louis-Philippe Loncke

In episode 4 we hear from the Belgian Beast of exploration and adventure, Louis-Philippe Loncke. He has a whopping 10 world firsts to his name, works as an engineers, has 3 degrees, 3 masters, and speaks 4 languages (as you do). Oh, and was named 2016 Adventurer of the Year.

Episode 3 - Henry Brydon

Episode 3 - Henry Brydon

In episode 3 we hear from my mate Henry Brydon. Much like myself, Henry quit his job in the city, in search of adventure. He cycled from London all the way to SYDNEY, before starting his online adventure company We Are Explorers. Take a listen for some awesome stories that are guaranteed to want to get you on your bike!

Episode 1 - Sean Conway

Episode 1 - Sean Conway

Owner of the worlds most powerful beard, Sean Conway drops knowledge bombs in episode 1 of We Need More Heroes. We hear of how Sean went from being uninspired and lost, to endurance athlete and lover of life. After selling his photography business for £1, he set his sites on adventure and has never looked back. We cover Sean's thoughts on training, life, happiness, and just about everything else in between.