exploration

55. Chaewon Yoo: Cycling along the Silk Road

Sue Stockdale talks to Chaewon Yoo from Korea, about her adventure to cycle along the ancient network of trading routes known as the Silk Road, and what she learned about commerce and life along the way. Chaewon cycled over 8500 kilometres through 14 countries from Shanghai to London. Despite her cycling companion dropping out along…

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50. Sue Stockdale: Insights from fifty episodes of inspiration

In this special 50th episode of the podcast, co-founder  Clive Steeper  interviews the host, Sue Stockdale to discover the key insights she has gained from the experience of producing and hosting 50 episodes, as well as learning about her background as a polar explorer, executive coach and TEDx speaker. Sue’s mantra is “we all can…

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Playlist – Adventurers heading into the unknown

Finding out about others’ adventures can inspire us to step into the unknown ourselves. The idea of new possibilities and things to be discovered can encourage us to take risks, and find out what we are capable of achieving.  We have created an Adventurers heading into the unknown playlist featuring five guests who have all…

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23. Paul Rose: At the front line of exploration and adventure

Sue Stockdale talks to Paul Rose about his life at the front line of exploration, and finds out about some of the skills he has learned in the world’s most extreme environments that help him navigate modern life. Paul was the Base Commander of Rothera Research Station, Antarctica, for the British Antarctic Survey for ten…

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19. Nauja Bianco: Life ‘up north’- being a global Greenlander

Sue Stockdale talks to Nauja Bianco, a native Greenlander about what life is like ‘up north’ and why cultural identity is becoming more important for Greenlanders and those in the Nordic Countries. Nauja Bianco is a native Greenlander, born and raised in the capital Nuuk in Greenland.  Early on, it was quite clear that the…

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09. John-David F. Bartoe: An astronaut going into space

What’s it like to travel into space? Sue Stockdale talks to Dr. John-David F. Bartoe to find out the answer to this question. He is a retired astronaut, solar physicist and former Research Manager of the International Space Station who travelled over 2.8 million miles, and logged over 190 hours in space. In this podcast…

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Sue Stockdale previews Series Two on theme of leading the way

Sue Stockdale previews Series Two of Access to Inspiration podcast with the theme of Leading the way. She talks about her own background as an adventurer and polar explorer with former TV News Anchor Roger Rocka, and explains why the Access to Inspiration podcast was created.  Series Two guests include: Lauren Vaitkus – leading the…

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06. Riaan Manser: First person to circumnavigate Africa by bicycle

Riaan Manser is an adventurer who has spent over 20 years undertaking some of the worlds most gruelling adventures. He was the first person to circumnavigate Africa by bicycle, and has also circumnavigated Madagascar and Iceland by kayak. In this podcast he talks to Sue Stockdale about his life of adventure and what he has…

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