Discover extraordinary activities our guests have taken on in extreme environmental conditions in this podcast series with Dr Heather Massey, Senior Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health.

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Discover extraordinary activities our guests have taken on in extreme environmental conditions in this podcast series with Dr Heather Massey, Senior Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health.

6 posts found

Episode 6: Wendy Trehiou – swimming the English Channel Long-distance open-water swimmer Wendy Trehiou shares her experiences and motivation

02 September 2020 33 min listen

Discover open water swimming with Wendy Trehiou in this episode of Human in Extremes with Dr Heather Massey. Listen now.

Ocean water

Episode 5: Jodie Moss – running the Marathon des Sables Exploring running, from triathlons to ultra marathons in the desert

01 July 2020 34 min listen

Hear about Jodie Moss' experience of running the Marathon des Sables (Marathon of the sands) in this episode of Human in Extremes with Dr Heather Massey. Listen now.

Road in Monument Valley

Episode 4: Lindsey Cole – swimming to raise awareness of plastics damage Lindsey swam the River Thames as a mermaid 

12 March 2020 19 min listen

Discover Lindsey’s physical extremes journey, which started with her 22 day swim of the River Thames dressed as a mermaid. Hear about the challenges Lindsey's completed, her inspirations and her goals in this episode of our Humans in Extremes podcast.

Litter on beach

Episode 3: Ice Swimming – Meet the athletes Hear from competitors and officials at the International Ice Swimming GB Championships

11 March 2020 24 min listen

Join us as we interview swimmers and officials at the International Ice Swimming GB Championships in this episode of Humans in Extremes. Discover the sport, explore the benefits of ice swimming and learn how to get involved.

Choppy sea

Episode 2: Josh L Jones – CF Warrior and World's Fitness Man athlete CF warrior and extreme athlete Josh explores physical challenges and cystic fibrosis 

10 March 2020 30 min listen

Josh completed the World’s Fittest Man Challenge in 2017 after being diagnosed with cystic fibrosis as a child. Find out more about Josh, the CF Warriors, and the physical challenges Josh takes on in this episode of Humans in Extremes. Listen now.

Person running

Episode 1: Matt Wilkes – wiLderness medicine and extreme sports Altitude medic and paragliding pilot Matt Wilkes talks about his extreme sports experience

09 March 2020 30 min listen

Matt Wilkes discusses his work as an altitude medic, his experience in wilderness medicine and the extreme sports he enjoys in this episode of the Humans in Extremes podcast. Listen now.

Overhead view of mountain in Sicily

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