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When we were kids everything felt adventurous. 28 Summers is the podcast for anyone looking to reframe their lives, find their purpose and get back that childlike feeling. Host Jay Worthy, together with special guests, guides you through each episode with powerful ideas to help spark a more adventurous life. Don’t wait your whole life to learn how to live! How will you spend your remaining Summers? #adventure #everydayadventure #28summersadventure #microadventures #dadventures #livingadventu ...
 
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The adventure cycling and bikepacking podcast. Join us as we travel the length and breadth of the UK, seeking out the very best off road riding in the wild and wonderful British Isles. We’re seeking out the riders, route masters, gear designers and creatives that help us get the most out of leaving the tarmac behind. Our introductory series explores the fundamental concepts of what it means to ride off road; exploring cycling history, how new communities are being born all over the country a ...
 
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Another of my campfire chats at the Armchair Adventure Festival (@ArmchairAdventureFest) last month in Cornwall. This chat was with the lovely, inspiring and awesome Nikki Love (@nikkiloveruns) and we chat about her turning 50 being the catalyst for big challenges, silencing your critics and writing an inspiring book for young people!…
 
This week I have something a little different for you. We talk a lot on this podcast about making life changes, living adventurously and not cruising through life on autopilot. My guests this week are here to help you with the ''how''! They are sisters, Lauren and Candice Henry - success and influence strategists and co-founders of Aretios. They ho…
 
This is the LIVE recording of my chat around the campfire with the @BanwellScouts. When I signed up to do live podcasting around a campfire in a field in Cornwall with ZERO production or audio experience I knew I was taking a huge risk. I also knew that I might just capture genuine, honest and meaningful chats like this one with these wonderful you…
 
My guest today is Emily Scott (@adventure_scottie). Emily is a professional ski instructor, adventure athlete, multiple ironman finisher, Team GB triathlete, mountain lover and Munro completionist with her recent and epic Project 282. She is also a qualified accountant and made the brave move to changer her trajectory when she decided she wanted to…
 
My latest check-in with 28 Summers Everyday Adventure Kelly Hutton (@kel_hutton_nz). Just ahead of this call I was devastated to learn that Kelly had received the news she was dreading...her cancer is back. When I started this mini-series I had no idea how much of an effect these amazing women would have on me - each of them pushing their boundarie…
 
Not one but TWO check-in's with the very the wonderful Bev Logan @logans_running as she prepares for her first ever marathon in London! We chat about her training, fuel strategy and general jitters as she prepares for this huge step in her adventurous journey. Bev is a busy mum, entrepreneur and used to hate running - Bev's message and her business…
 
My guest today is Cyril Derreumeaux. Cyril is an adventurer, paddler, dreamer and entrepreneur. French-born and now a US Citizen he has lived France, Spain, England, Italy, Argentina, Brazil and the US and speaks 5 languages fluently. In 2016 he and his teammates rowed into the record books by taking first place in the Great Pacific race, rowing 2,…
 
Not one but TWO check-in's with the very awesome Anna Hughes @singpaintrun - as you listen to this episode keep in mind that just a few months ago this mum of two hated running and was lacking confidence when it came to her capabilities. Fast forward to today and it's like I am talking to a different person; Anna is taking on progressively bigger c…
 
My guests today are Matthew and Charis Watkinson. Husband and wife, former vets who became increasingly frustrated with their lives, their industry and societies expectations of them. After deciding enough was enough they upped sticks and moved to Wales, buying a plot of land and committing to live truly off the grid. They have since had two childr…
 
My guest today is Laura Bingham. Laura is an adventurer and explorer, perhaps best known for her world’s first descent of the Essequibo River - locating the source of the river for the first time on record. Laura left home aged 18 and travelled through Europe, Africa, Asia and North America before landing in Mexico where she taught English and took…
 
My guest today is Laurie Crayston. Laurie is the founder of Ascendany Apparel - the clothing brand for adventurers; born in 2015 out of a love for the landscapes of the English Lake District. Earlier this year he attempted the ultimate Cumbrian challenge; a continuous, single round of the Wainwrights. That’s roughly 320 miles, 214 summits and over …
 
My guest today is Freddie Bennett. When Freddie was 35, it looked like he had it all. The high-powered corporate job, the Porsche and the exotic holidays with his young family. But the truth was, he was addicted, suicidal, unfit, unhealthy, and he hated the person he saw in the mirror every day. But after years of failed attempts to get sober, Fred…
 
My guest today is Natalia Cohen. In 2016, with absolutely no rowing experience, Natalia was part of the first all-female team to row unsupported across the Pacific Ocean - the epic journey spotlighted in the very special documentary Losing Sight of Shore which is now on Amazon Prime! That's 9,000 miles from San Francisco to Cairns in a 29ft ocean r…
 
My guest today is the very awesome Krish Patel. Krish is the host of the Tales to Inspire podcast - focused on inspiring others through the power of their stories. We discuss his lifelong dream to be a professional footballer, achieving his dream and then it all crashing down around him. He tells how his materialistic focus on girls and money had t…
 
My guests today are Matt and Reece - otherwise know as The Sidecar Guys. Matt & Reece are a couple of normal guys who cooked up an idea to circumnavigate the globe on a scooter with a sidecar back in 2015. At the time, they had absolutely no idea how to ride a motorbike, let alone how to drive a scooter with a sidecar around the world. With a missi…
 
Friend of the show Catie Friend interviews Jay for the 1 yr anniversary special of the 28 Summers podcast. The discussion covers all things adventure, the origin of the name 28 Summers, the highs and lows of starting a podcast and an update on Jay's Project Adventure 2021; raising 10k for two amazing charities - Scotty's Little Soldiers and Mind.…
 
My guest today is Jenny Wordsworth! Jenny is a lawyer by day and ultra-endurance athlete by night! She is a North Face athlete who completed an unassisted 715-mile solo ski across the Antarctic to the South Pole, pulling an 80kg sledge whislt battling a crippling case of Polar Thigh. She talks about that epic challenge, handling failure, setting bo…
 
My guest this week is Gus Barton (@ocean_ready_) - an ocean rowing fitness specialist and bona fide endurance athlete in his own right! Gus has coached ocean rowers to go on and break 8 world records and complete 23 ocean crossings AND was himself part of a 4 man crew to break the transatlantic rowing record in 2015/16. Gus is a great guy and share…
 
My guest today is Sarah Williams. Sarah is the founder of ToughGirlChallenges.com and host of the Tough Girl Podcast which has been growing exponentially since 2014. She is on a mission to increase the amount of female role models in the media, especially in relation to adventure, physical challenges and exploration. Through her awesome community, …
 
Another quick check-in with one of our 28S Everyday Adventurers - today it's Bev Logan. Bev is the woman behind the award-winning online community that aims to empower runners, one mum at a time. Bev started running 5 years ago with a Couch to 5k and has run 10 half marathons. She is now signed up to do the London Marathon in October and we check-i…
 
Today I have something a little different for you ahead of Episode 29 coming on 9th July - a BONUS episode full of great tips and knowledge to help fuel your adventures. My guest for this episode is Greg Potter - Greg is Chief Science Officer and co-founder at Resilient Nutrition - a really fantastic company I discovered recently as I searched for …
 
Checking in with Vicky Owens - one of the 28 Summers Everday Adventurers . Vicky was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes aged 2 and has been living with daily injections ever since. With the advancements in diabetes care, she now has an insulin pump and a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) and is focused on pushing her limits and living adventurously. We …
 
Checking in Louise Mayne - one of the 28 Summers Everyday Adventurers - since our last chat Louise has now made the big move from London up to Scotland and is already reaping the rewards having recently completed a hiking holiday locally. Her plans are well underway for the West Highland Way and she shares an update on the move as well as her focus…
 
Checking in with painter and mum of two, Anna Hughes - one of the 28 Summers Everday Adventurers - since our last chat Anna has completed her first challenge; a 10k hilly trail run which ended up being 13k! We have a great chat about that experience, adventuring with her husband and what she is taking on for her next challenge - a Spartan obstacle …
 
Checking in with Lindsey Bonner - one of the 28 Summers Everday Adventurers - as she checks in with us close to the end of her epic 1000 mile bike ride having already completed the North Coast 500. Some great reflections in here from Lindsey about the highs and lows of her challenge so far. You can follow her on Instagram @ipulledthepin…
 
Checking in with Kelly Hutton - one of the 28 Summers Everday Adventurers - as she continues her incredible recovery from cancer and preparations for her 40-day adventure cycling the length of the New Zealand islands. If you are looking for some relatable inspiration - this is it! Huge thanks to Kelly for sharing her story.…
 
This week I’m talking to Scott Jenkins (@scottjjenkins) - Scott is a Welsh ultra runner who had an impressive roster of ultra-endurance challenges already under his belt. He's run across Death Valley…not once, but twice! He completed 75 consecutive marathons in 75 days running from Boston to Austin – that’s over 2000 miles! He Ran 250 miles across …
 
This week I’m talking to Laura Try. Once upon a time Laura was, in her words, a materialistic shopaholic. She was a successful beauty salon owner living a seemingly successful life. As she approached her 30th birthday she started to realise the focus on shiny, new things was not healthy and was a never-ending spiral she had to pull out of. With a d…
 
This week I’m talking to Nakita Ross - Nakita is the founder of the Antarctic Fire Angels. Having spent her teenage years as an Air Cadet she later joined the London Fire Brigade at the age of 20 and has since become London’s first female Urban Search and Rescue instructor. Outside of the brigade, she competes in Brazilian Jujitsu which focuses her…
 
I am so excited to bring you our first cohort of the 28 Summers Everyday Adventurer Series. In this episode, I will introduce you to Kelly Hutton, Louise Mayne, Lindsey Bonner, Bev Logan, Vicky Owens and Anna Hughes. These awesome women are all taking on big adventures and really pushing their limits. I introduce each of our everyday adventurers an…
 
This week I’m talking to Stuart Robinson. Stuart is the CEO of Scotty’s Little Soldiers, the charity he helped set up with his sister Nikki, after her husband Corporal Lee Scott was tragically killed by an IED in Afghanistan in 2009. Dealing with Lee’s death was desperately painful, but made even worse by the fact his children, Kai and Brooke, had …
 
My guest this week is Sian Lewis aka The Girl Outdoors. Sian is an award-winning outdoors and travel writer, author, speaker and presenter who is focused on helping people have achievable adventures. We chat about how she came to start her incredibly successful blog, finding her passions and the importance of building those passions around a busy l…
 
This week I’m talking to Aaron Baker and his story is nothing short of remarkable. In 1999, as a professional motocross athlete, he sustained a career-ending spinal cord injury, fracturing three of his cervical vertebrae rendering him a quadriplegic. He was given the prognosis of “one-in-a-million” chance of ever feeding himself again. From the ons…
 
My guest today is Lee Spencer - Lee was born in Dagenham, but made in The Royal Marines. Lee lives in Devon and was a serving Royal Marine for 24 years. After coming through three operational tours of Afghanistan unscathed, Lee lost his right leg after being hit by an engine block as he was helping a motorist who had crashed into the central reserv…
 
My guest today is Dave Cornthwaite - Dave is the founder of the YES tribe and, in his own words, sees life as an experiment. He is obsessed with the good things that come from saying YES! He’s an adventurer, community builder, speaker, filmmaker, and author. In a world where negativity is stealing the headlines, we could do with more people like Da…
 
My guest today is Cath Wallis (@Cath.Wallis) - Cath is a 43 year-old, mother of 3 who is, in her own words, a plus-size adventurer living life big in the body she has! After she was promoted at work she was asked to fill out some fun facts about herself and realised she had been so focused on her career and kids, her life had become a little boring…
 
My guest today is Graham Friend (@grahamfriend) - Graham is an ultra runner, Ironman, Mountainer and entrepreuner. Graham has such an interesting story - from upping sticks and moving to Switzerland to open a ski school, to qualifying for the Ironman World Championships in Kona and keeping a diary in Spanish since he was 18. This is a really intere…
 
My guest this week is Jordan Wylie (@MrJordanWylie) - former soldier, bestselling author, adventurer and one of the stars of Channel 4’s award-winning shows, Hunted and Celebrity Hunted. Jordan grew up on one of the UK’s biggest council estates and left school with no qualifications. At 16, he took the life-changing decision to join the British Arm…
 
This week my guest is Jonas Paurell - former United Nations lawyer and corporate strategy consultant turned wilderness expedition leader. As a corporate strategist, he had all the marks of success; a good job doing important work with the opportunity to travel the world. Jonas, however, was working 14+ hour days and, in his own words, hated his lif…
 
My guest today is Nicki Bass. Nicki spent 17 years in the British Army and through her training and deployments built up a mindset and resilience she could apply to her life after leaving the armed forces. She holds a Masters in Occupational Psychology, runs a firm called Resilience at Work and is the host of the Everyday Adventure podcast. Nicki h…
 
My guest this week is Jamie Rudd, the co-founder of @soulkindpeople, a stunning publication sharing remarkable stories of human endeavour, exploration and resilience. Jamie's own story is included in their first issue and is incredible. A head-on collision at 50mph changed the course of his life forever. We discuss the frightening details of his ac…
 
My guest this week is Sonny Peart (@runnysonny) - Sonny is part of the Asics FrontRunner UK team and has completed an impressive list of races from marathons through to 100 milers! He is also the co-founder of Black Trail Runners; a community and campaigning group seeking to increase inclusion, participation and representation of Black people in tr…
 
This week my guest is an awesome young man called Max Woosey (@the_boy_in_the_tent). Max is 11 years old and made a promise to his terminally ill neighbour, Rick, that he would go on an adventure with the tent he gave him. Max kept that promise and some; as of the release date of this episode, he has slept outside in his garden for 345 consecutive …
 
My guest this week is Mark Beaumont. Mark is an endurance athlete and holds the record for cycling around the world. In 2017 he did what many thought impossible; circumnavigating the globe on his bike in a truly remarkable 78 days, 14 hour and 40 minutes! In 2018 Mark cycled the Americas - from Anchorage Alaska to the tip of Argentina! His accompli…
 
My guest this week is Danny Bent - author, adventurer, story-teller and record-breaker. He was voted one of the 100 happiest people in Britain and 50 most inspiring people in London and when you listen to this episode you will quickly see why. Danny is buzzing with energy and has a built-in desire to help others - a powerful combination. I absolute…
 
This week I'm joined by Jen Gale - author of The Sustainabl(ish) Living Guide. Jen is a visionary - someone who believes that every one of us can make small decisions that change the world. Jen and her family spent a whole year buying nothing new - challenging their own beliefs on the things they ‘needed’ and where they might be able to source them…
 
This week I'm chatting with Sean Conway, the endurance athlete with an impressive roll call of incredible challenges and ''firsts'' under this belt! Sean, like so many people, was stuck in the daily grind and on full autopilot in his job as a school photographer. He decided enough was enough, sold his business for £1 and set about building a new li…
 
This week my guest is Lucy Shepherd (@lucysheps); Lucy is mega inspiring and this episode is a must-listen. As a young teen, Lucy felt like she didn't fit in before an unexpected residential course to Scotland suggested by her Dad unlocked a latent passion for adventure and fascination with expeditions. Fast forward to today, Lucy is at the forefro…
 
This week I am joined by architect and photographer Quintin Lake. Quintin recently completed a truly epic challenge; Walking 11,000km around the coast of mainland Britain in sections over 5 years, wild camping, self-supported and taking a breathtaking series of photographs en route. Quintin is down to earth and seriously authentic. In this episode,…
 
In this episode I am joined by James Geering, the former firefighter and host of the Behind The Shield podcast. 4 years ago James became frustrated at the lack of support and advice available to first responders and he knew there were experts out there who could help. Driven by the tragic and often preventable deaths of co-workers he lined up some …
 
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