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Transylvania Mountain Festival Podcast

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Transylvania Mountain Festival - the international mountain festival from Cluj-Napoca is an initiative designed to reunite mountaineering communities and to inspire the public to engage in outdoor sports while exploring the mountains. The beautiful Carpathians from Romania are an open invitation for any mountain lover. Our host Anca Berlo takes you on a storytelling journey focused on mountain culture while talking to athletes and experts in skiing, rock climbing, mountaineering, canyoning, caving, paragliding and BASE jumping, artists, scientists and creatives of all kinds. This podcast is made on the go, during our travels around the world. Thank you for listening! 🦇

Transylvania Mountain Festival - the international mountain festival from Cluj-Napoca is an initiative designed to reunite mountaineering communities and to inspire the public to engage in outdoor sports while exploring the mountains. The beautiful Carpathians from Romania are an open invitation for any mountain lover. Our host Anca Berlo takes you on a storytelling journey focused on mountain culture while talking to athletes and experts in skiing, rock climbing, mountaineering, canyoning, caving, paragliding and BASE jumping, artists, scientists and creatives of all kinds. This podcast is made on the go, during our travels around the world. Thank you for listening! 🦇

Location:

Romania

Description:

Transylvania Mountain Festival - the international mountain festival from Cluj-Napoca is an initiative designed to reunite mountaineering communities and to inspire the public to engage in outdoor sports while exploring the mountains. The beautiful Carpathians from Romania are an open invitation for any mountain lover. Our host Anca Berlo takes you on a storytelling journey focused on mountain culture while talking to athletes and experts in skiing, rock climbing, mountaineering, canyoning, caving, paragliding and BASE jumping, artists, scientists and creatives of all kinds. This podcast is made on the go, during our travels around the world. Thank you for listening! 🦇

Language:

English


Episodes

Yucca Films - Best Learning Comes From Pushing Limits on Personal Projects

10/16/2020
After years of experience directing content for TV, cinema, and brands, Pierre Cadot and Thomas Guerin associated to create Yucca Films. Based in the Chamonix valley, both skiers and climbers, they decided 4 years ago to focus on outdoor & mountain film projects. With deep stories and images of passionate individuals in the mountains, they create films that stick to the truth and bring back from the outdoor, moments that could not be told otherwise. Collaborating with different talents, they...

Duration:00:45:13

Charlotte Edelsten - Sleep Strategies for Performance and Endurance Events

9/29/2020
Charlotte Edelsten is a Sleep Specialist and Human Movement Scientist. Having completed her PhD in human movement biomechanics and physical activity performance and participation, she moved to the French alps and took a post doctoral position at Geneva University Hospital in 2009, where she worked between the sleep laboratory and the laboratory of kinesiology (movement). This is where her interest in sleep developed. Charlotte has held several academic posts over the past few years, where...

Duration:01:00:32

Colin Haley - On Alpine & Adventure Climbing

9/21/2020
Colin Haley is an American alpinist who has done some of the toughest climbs in Patagonia and quite a few spectacular link-ups, some in a unique style. He has grew up in the United States, surrounded by nature, with the Cascade Mountains as a secondary backyard. He received his first ice axe when he was 11 years old. The next year, while climbing the classic West Ridge of Forbidden Peak together with his father and his older brother, he discovered the core elements of alpinism –...

Duration:00:48:25

Ellen Brennan Frat - Flying is like magic

9/10/2020
Ellen Brennan Frat, wingsuit BASE-jumper from USA, moved in 2012 close to Chamonix for access to the Alps’s verticals. She follows her passion of Wingsuit BASE-jumping, to explore the boundaries of what we think is possible. Her dedication to the sport, has lead her to become one of the top female athletes in her field. Best known for her feats in wingsuit competitions, Ellen has become known as the “Fastest Flying Woman in the World.” We talk to Ellen about her evolution in the sport since...

Duration:00:40:53

Alex Buisse - Documenting Emotion through Adventure Photography

7/27/2020
Alex Buisse is a professional adventure photographer who has worked in Chamonix for a decade. He has climbed, skied and flown, all over the Mont Blanc range. His work is currently divided between adventure and humanitarian/development projects. Whether it is a runner focusing before an Olympic race, a refugee becoming the first of her community to receive a university degree, or a climber looking up at the mountain he will measure himself against, emotions are the common thread, human and...

Duration:00:50:13

Chloë Lanthier - We Don't Really Have Limits

7/13/2020
Chloë Lanthier is an elite multi-sport athlete with over 25 years of experience competing on an international platform. She loves cross-country mountain biking and trail running, backcountry skiing, skate skiing, training hard and well, pushing herself and exploring the unknown mentally and physically. With her racing background, mountaineering skills, knowledge of the human body and decades of training, she loves to share and help athletes maximise their physical and mental potential. She...

Duration:00:50:18

Charley Radcliffe - Life in Chamonix, Community & The Great Confinement Bake Off

7/2/2020
Charley Radcliffe, Community Manager for The North Face in Chamonix, blogger, and cake aficionado is our guest for this episode of the Transylvania Mountain Festival Podcast, Chamonix 2020 Summer Season. Happiest when he is in the mountains climbing, skiing and running, he moved to Chamonix in 2014 to “live the dream” of a more balanced life between working and the great outdoors. As an aspiring alpinist and adventurer, he is currently focusing on seeing where he can take his love of...

Duration:00:41:57

Cosmin Andron - Philosophy, Climbing & Mountain Guiding

6/25/2020
For the first episode of the #onthego Transylvania Mountain Festival Podcast we invited longtime friend Cosmin Andron as a guest. Cosmin is an educator, philosopher, PADI divemaster and IFMGA mountain guide and also the initiator of Eastern European Mountain Guides Association. EEMGA was set up in February 2016 as a programme meant to establish a consistent training for professional Mountain Guides in East European countries, without IFMGA member associations. EEMGA has since successfully...

Duration:00:53:56