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WRM012: Theresa Byrne on Turning Trauma into Transformation

Theresa Byrne was at the top of her game as the most decorated female martial arts practitioner in her style. She had a 4th-degree black belt and her own dojo teaching others the art of self-defense.  She was focused, determined and unstoppable – a force to be reckoned with. And then … the accident happened.  …

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WRM011: Ellie Briggs on Climbing All of Colorado’s 14,000-foot Peaks with Her Husky

Visualize being close to 14,000 feet on a challenging peak in Colorado. You’re looking at a knife ridge on Capitol Peak that separates you from the summit. It falls off so deeply on both sides that if you fall … you die. And it’s not just you climbing it … your dog is also attempting …

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WRM010: Why We Need Wild Places – Interview with Ed Cannady

From a kid trying to escape Oklahoma to spending winters alone in Alaska to being a ranger in Idaho to cancer survivor to becoming a voice for the wilderness … Ed Cannady has led a rich and full life. In this interview he shares what he’s learned from a lifetime of interest in wild places. …

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WRM009: Lessons from the Front Lines of War – Interview with General Robert Hipwell

What’s it like to be dropped deep into the jungle in enemy territory where anybody you see probably wants to kill you? What’s it like to be in charge of the lives of thousands of men? In this interview, General Robert Hipwell shares his experiences and lessons from a lifetime of military service. Doug: (00:00)My …

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WRM008: From Juggling to TED Talks – Interview with Barry Friedman

Barry Friedman juggles balls. Really, really well. In fact back in the 80s he was a world-champion juggler. He appeared on the Johnny Carson Show, and toured with Billy Crystal and Robin Williams. He even leveraged that into doing corporate gigs. But who knew it would lead to doing multiple TED talks and a high-end …

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WRM007: Discovering America by Scooter – An Interview with Stephanie Yue

She grew up in Atlanta, Beijing and Hong Kong. She’s a children’s book illustrator. She’s Asian-American. She (currently) has blue hair. And she’s riding all over North America … on a Vespa scooter. What would that be like?! What drew me to interviewing Stephanie is her unusual background. Because of that – and because of …

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WRM006: “Who are We, REALLY?” – Interview with Zen Practitioner Mary Helen Fein

Sure, we have our personality. But is that all we are? Or are we something much, much more than that? In this interview, I talk with Mary Helen Fein. She is a master Zen practitioner and discusses – through Zen eyes – who we are, how we work, and how to integrate this knowledge into …

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WRM005: Round the World by Motorcycle – Interview with Moto-adventurers Sara & Daniel Pederson

Have you ever found yourself overwhelmed at work, wondering why you’re putting in so many hours – and for what? Maybe you’ve reached a nice level of success, but you still feel empty. Or you’re having a midlife crisis of sorts and thinking “there’s gotta be more to life than this.” And then maybe you …

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WRM004: Women on Wheels! Interview with Adventure Motorcyclist Tiffany Coates

In this interview, Tiffany Coates talks about her life as an international motorcycle adventure rider and tour guide. She also gives three tips for anybody considering heading off into a life of adventure. Doug: (00:04)In this podcast I interview an international female adventure motorcycle rider and tour leader who’s ridden over a quarter million miles …

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WRM003: Interview with Lone Morch – Author, Adventurer and Photographer

What Makes Them Tick: Learn Life Lessons from Extraordinary People — i interview international adventurer, writer & photographer about a lifetime of exploring the world and sharing her creativity through writing and photography. Lone (pronounced “Loo-nuh”) splits her time between San Francisco and Copenhangen. She also spent a lot of time in Nepal. As an …

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