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People at the extremes are sometimes revered and often misunderstood. Professional Coach and endurance athlete Brooke Ramsay interviews some of the world's most ultra humans. Doers, athletes and warriors, Brooke unearths the mindset and spirit behind people who push themselves to their limits and beyond. If you're an endurance athlete, an admirer seeking to understand the why and how, or need inspiration to push your own limits, Ultra, Human is for you.

People at the extremes are sometimes revered and often misunderstood. Professional Coach and endurance athlete Brooke Ramsay interviews some of the world's most ultra humans. Doers, athletes and warriors, Brooke unearths the mindset and spirit behind people who push themselves to their limits and beyond. If you're an endurance athlete, an admirer seeking to understand the why and how, or need inspiration to push your own limits, Ultra, Human is for you.
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Canada

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People at the extremes are sometimes revered and often misunderstood. Professional Coach and endurance athlete Brooke Ramsay interviews some of the world's most ultra humans. Doers, athletes and warriors, Brooke unearths the mindset and spirit behind people who push themselves to their limits and beyond. If you're an endurance athlete, an admirer seeking to understand the why and how, or need inspiration to push your own limits, Ultra, Human is for you.

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English


Episodes

Ep. 9 - Kelsey Abbott - Team USA Triathlete

11/15/2019
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Ep. 9 - Kelsey Abbott - Team USA Triathlete by Infinite Courage Coaching

Duration:00:28:10

Ep. 8 - Jose San Gabriel - Ultrarunner

10/25/2019
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Jose San Gabriel is an Ultra, Human who races ultramarathons. Since he started when he was in his late thirties, to now, at age 50, he has completed 49 and raced 53 ultras. We speak specifically about his second appearance at the famous Western States race, a 100-mile trail race. In 2011, he missed the cutoff time at mile 48 of 100. and in 2012, he races it again. We talk about being in last place, and an unexpected finish. I won’t spoil the story. Jose’s racing attitude is so different from...

Duration:00:27:57

Ep. 7 - Jamin Heppel and Jen Ziegner - Mountains & Marathons

10/18/2019
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It’s a two-for-one today on the Ultra, Human podcast! Two ultra-humans, Jen Ziegner and Jamin Heppel, who are also lovers and business partners, are on and talking about their journey in fitness and using it as an avenue to increase leadership potential in leaders across the world. Jamin had 6 knee surgeries before his 25th birthday. Jen grew up a self-described overweight and unsporty child, without much drive to move at all. Now, the pair lead people all over the world to run marathons and...

Duration:00:40:16

Ep. 6 - West Hansen - Modern-day Explorer

10/6/2019
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West Hansen is a modern-day explorer. West is from Austin, Texas, and he was 46 before he’d even left the USA. His first time out of the country was in 2008 when he travelled to Peru to race in the Great River Amazon Raft Race. This is a race where teams actually build the rafts they will paddle on- his team, Easy Living (made up of West, David Kelly, Carter Johnson, and Mike Scales) set a new speed record for the 87-mile raft race, which still holds in 2019. And after that, at this prime...

Duration:00:46:02

Ep. 5 - Cameron Hollis - Marine + Ultrarunner

9/27/2019
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Cameron Hollis is the type of strong we’d all love to be. He has a huge heart, a serious knack as a servant-leader, and I’ve been inspired by him since day one of knowing him. He completed the Marine Corps’ Reconnaissance Selection and Indoctrination, pre-BRC and BRC, and served in combat missions in Iraq. Let’s put that in perspective. Becoming a marine involved 25 ft tower jumps into water in full combat gear, deep water rifle retrievals, psychological testing, running obstacle courses...

Duration:00:41:49

Ep. 4 - Boris Batine - Ironman, Ultra runner, Competitive Wakeboarder, + More

9/20/2019
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Boris Batine is seriously ambitious and seems to live life with no limits. He lives as if anything is possible and his track record shows the results of that belief-- he went from a career in Investment Banking to starting his own company, now the CEO of a finanical organization with offices in 4 countries. He has a PhD in economics but the real numbers we talk about in this episode reflect the diversity of sport he has excelled at. He’s won the Gent regatta with a college rowing team, raced...

Duration:00:32:20

Ep. 1 - Hayley Gulayets - Boston Marathoner

9/9/2019
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Hayley is a power-punch of energy and positivity. She’s an accomplished runner, marathoner- running halfs in 96 minutes and her PB marathon at 3 hours, 25 minutes. Hayley’s a real tribe-maker- pacer, and Coach and Ambassador with the YYC Run Crew and a RunVan ambassador. In 2019, Hayley qualified for the Boston marathon only a couple of years into her running journey, after playing university soccer and living on the other side of the world finding herself’. Hayley is an Ultra, Human not...

Duration:00:41:15

Ep. 3 - Esther Wheeler - 1st Woman to Solo Canoe the 444 Mile Yukon River Quest

9/9/2019
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Esther is reflective, sharp, and has a great sense of humor. She’s the person you’d want around in a crisis- she’d be casually problem solving, drawing on Encyclopedia knowledge and keeping calm. Esther shared thoughtful and specific insights about her personal journey from “trying paddling” because she was afraid of water, to, in 2017, becoming the first woman to solo-canoe the 444 mile Yukon River Quest- a race which took over 61 hours from Whitehorse to Dawson City Yukon. Every year, only...

Duration:00:46:16

Ep. 2 - Cyril Derreumaux - Cross-Pacific Rower & Kayaker

9/8/2019
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Cyril is a bon vivant, a world-traveler and avid adventurer. His unique enthusiasm, joy, and creativity are palpable. He’s currently based in California, and has lived in France, Spain, England, Italy, Argentina, Brazil, throughout the US, and speaks 5 languages fluently. We stuck to English on this podcast. Adventure seeker since childhood, Cyril backpacked around the world for a full year at the age of 25. Cyril’s a father, and it’s amazing to see him look at his adventurous nature now...

Duration:00:37:37