Episodes

Real Perriard - Endurance Athlete and CSM President

Jan. 31, 2023

Real is an Ottawa based outdoor and endurance enthusiast. He has participated in the Canadian Ski Marathon since 1991.

Corinna Coffin - Elite Athlete and Registered Sports Dietician

Jan. 17, 2023

Corinna has has podiumed at over 40 races including the Spartan Race World Championships and Obstacle Course Racing World Championships.

Ted Kalil - Chair of Nordic Canada

Jan. 3, 2023

Ted Kalil is the chair of Nordiq Canada and a strong ally to females in sport.

Dr. Joanna Young - Glaciology Expert and Environmental Educator

Dec. 20, 2022

Dr. Joanna Young is an environmental educator with over a decade of experience leading backcountry expeditions for youth.

The Cross-Country Skiing Episode with Michael Bennett (Euro-Sports)

Dec. 6, 2022

We sit down with Michael Bennett from Euro-Sports to chat cross-country skiing for beginners to experts.

Nomades Du Parc - Bringing Together Outdoor Enthusiasts

Nov. 22, 2022

Nomades du Parc offers guided experiences and bikes and paddle board rentals.

Tracy Little - Forager and Chef

Nov. 8, 2022

Raised in northern Alberta, near Fort McMurray, Tracy Little grew up hunting and foraging with her forester father.

Molly Hurford - Writer, Podcaster and Athlete

Oct. 25, 2022

Molly Hurford is a writer in love with all things cycling, running, nutrition and movement-related.

Xact Nutrition - Lawrence and Alister

Oct. 11, 2022

Lawrence Colsell and Alister Gardner are the co-founder and co-owner of Xact Nutrition.

David Verhulst - Co-Founder of Forest Play

Sept. 27, 2022

Dave Verhulst co-founded Forest Play in 2011 with the goal of facilitating programs that connect people to nature, others and themselves.

Dr. Mellisa Lem - Director of PaRx (Park Prescriptions)

Sept. 13, 2022

Director of PaRx (Park Prescriptions), Canada’s national nature prescription program powered by the BC Parks Foundation, and President-Elect of the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, she is an internatio…

Hilary Young, PhD - Program Director for Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative

Aug. 30, 2022

Dr. Hilary Young works with Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y), that blends her passion for the beautiful Rocky Mountains with her background in ecology and conservation biology.

Ariane Cantin, Ph.D. - Scientist, Teacher, and Outdoor Enthusiast

Aug. 16, 2022

Ariane is an instructor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Calgary where she teaches ecology courses.

Alexis Ashworth - Founder of Root in Nature

Aug. 2, 2022

Alexis Ashworth is the founder of Root in Nature, connecting people & plants for a happier, healthier life.

Stephen Bierbrier - Community Fitness Leader

July 19, 2022

Stephen Bierbrier is a community fitness & wellness jedi.

Ray Zahab - Canadian Explorer + Ultra Distance Runner

July 5, 2022

Ray Zahab is a Canadian Explorer, ultra distance runner and Founder of non-profit impossible2Possible.

Emily Rodger - Elite Athlete + Lessons On Resilience

June 21, 2022

Emily Rodger is a former elite athlete, avid fly fisher, and Certified Executive Coach.

Vickie Lanthier (GirlGoneGood) - Storyteller and Adventurer

June 7, 2022

Vickie Lanthier (aka GirlGoneGood®) is a storyteller, adventurer, and 14 year military veteran.

Katheryn Cochrane - Quebec Mega Trail Winner and Coach

May 24, 2022

Katheryn is a trail runner, endurance athlete and coach in the Ottawa- Gatineau region.

Dr. Gordon J. Walker - Master of Science (Leisure Studies)

May 10, 2022

Professor Emeritus Gordon Walker studies leisure, including this important question: "Is nature needed as a basic psychological need?"

Lindsay Webster - Spartan World Champion and Skyrunner

April 26, 2022

Lindsay Webster began obstacle racing in 2014, jumping in head first with her first race being the 2014 Spartan Race World Championships in Killington, Vermont.

Hannah Parish - Women's Mountain Biking Advocate + Director at Oura Ring

April 12, 2022

Hannah is a strong voice for women's mountain biking and Director of International Strategy & Business Operations for Oura Ring.

Liam Walke - Endurance Athlete and Coach

March 29, 2022

Liam is a lifelong endurance athlete and coach from the Ottawa-Gatineau region.

Ruby West - Cyclocross Racer and Olympic Hopeful

March 14, 2022

Ruby West is the U23 Pan American Champion (cyclocross) and nature lover.