Let's Take This Outside

Let's Take This Outside
Episode: 8
  May 24, 2022   1774

Katheryn Cochrane – Quebec Mega Trail Winner and Coach

Katheryn is a trail runner, endurance athlete and coach in the Ottawa- Gatineau region. Originally from the west coast of Newfoundland, Katheryn has spent many years exploring backcountry trails and coastlines, building a love for climbing and technical terrain. A recent highlight of her trail running career has been winning Quebec Mega Trail 50km in...

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Episode: 7
  May 10, 2022   3044

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

Professor Emeritus Gordon Walker studies leisure, including this important question: “Is nature needed as a basic psychological need?” Gordon has his Master of Science in Leisure Studies (Arizona State University) and PHD in Forestry in Natural Resource Recreation (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University). He has published over 90 refereed research articles and co-authored or...

Let's Take This Outside
Episode: 7
  May 10, 2022   3044

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

Professor Emeritus Gordon Walker studies leisure, including this important question: “Is nature needed as a basic psychological need?” Gordon has his Master of Science in Leisure Studies (Arizona State University) and PHD in Forestry in Natural Resource Recreation (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University). He has published over 90 refereed research articles and co-authored or...

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Episode: 6
  Apr 26, 2022   1743

Lindsay Webster – Spartan World Champion and Skyrunner

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. She became a full-time professional athlete 2 years later winning multiple titles as a Spartan World Champion and OCR World Champion. Lindsay recently started competing in trail running and Skyrunning, taking...

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Episode: 5
  Apr 12, 2022   2059

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

Hannah is a strong voice for women’s mountain biking and Director of International Strategy & Business Operations for Oura Ring. Her love for the outdoors started young, with multi-day canoe trips with her family, to finding a love for mountain biking competitively.  When she’s not rocking the trails, her empathy and compassion is shown through...

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Episode: 4
  Mar 29, 2022   2024

Liam Walke – Endurance Athlete and Coach

Liam is a lifelong endurance athlete and coach from the Ottawa-Gatineau region. Liam landed on ultra running in his late 20’s, around the time he started to teach skiing. His first 50k trail race was love-at-first-suffering, and he’s been learning and improving since then, nabbing some podiums and top-fives (and a Fastest Known Time in the...

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Episode: 3
  Mar 14, 2022   1650

Ruby West – Cyclocross Racer and Olympic Hopeful

Ruby West is a life-long competitive cyclist and nature lover. Ruby has represented Canada at five consecutive World Championships for cyclocross as well as banking many impressive results around North America and Europe in her still young career, including: Current U23 Pan American Champion Three Time U23 Canadian National Champion Represented Canada at Four Consecutive...

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Episode: 2
  Mar 14, 2022   2567

Kelly Doell – Mental Performance Consultant

Today I’m talking to my outdoor friend and scientist, Kelly Doell. Kelly Doell, Ph.D., is a mental performance consultant specialising in the mental side of active living. His passion isn building tools and teaching strategies that help people find their fit in fitness and maintain it for life. A former university lecturer, he holds a...

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Episode: 1
  Mar 14, 2022   1954

Adam Shoalts – Professional Explorer and Author

There’s no better person I can think of to kick this off than with Adam Shoalts, he is the epitome of what I want for this podcast. Adam is a professional explorer and national best-selling author of books like “Beyond the Trees” and The Whisper on the Night Wind”. In 2013, he was elected a...

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  Mar 08, 2022   39

Introducing: Let's Take This Outside

What happens when we play outside? We become healthier – both mentally and physically We become more creative and more focused We connect – with nature, each other, and ourselves Let’s Take This Outside: a new podcast hosted by me – Mary Anne Ivison – an aspiring outdoor athlete and nature lover.. I speak to...