The Modern Adventurer Podcast podcast

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.

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44 Episódios

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    EP.042: Brendon Prince - World Record Paddleboarding around Great Britain in 141 days & Hunted by Killer Whales

    45:24

    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 InstagramAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
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    EP.041: Karl Watson - Making Documentaries on Travel and Adventure around the World

    47:53

    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 InstagramAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
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    EP.040: Tom Court (Adventures KITESURFING around the World)

    40:31

    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 InstagramAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
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    EP.039: Ash Dykes (Walking the entire length of the YANGTZE River) China

    1:16:31

    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-adventuresAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
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    EP.038: Megan Hine (HUNTED by the Mexican Drugs Cartel in the Mountains)

    53:34

    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 InstagramAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
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    EP.037: Alice Morrison (Trekking through Morocco with camel) Explorers

    59:20

    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 InstagramAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
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    EP.036: Marsha Jean - Travelling by Donkey through AFGHANISTAN

    40:25

    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 InstagramAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
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    EP.035: David Haze (From PRISON to WORLD RECORD Paddle Boarding Trip)

    28:34

    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 InstagramAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
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    EP.034: Vedangi Kulkarni (YOUNGEST Female to CYCLE around the World)

    1:05:23

    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 InstagramAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
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    EP.033: Jordan Wylie - Climbing BAREFOOT up Mount Kilimanjaro and World Record SUP

    43:48

    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 WebsiteAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

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