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Fun interviews to help you discover and learn new things and inspire you to follow your dreams.

Fun interviews to help you discover and learn new things and inspire you to follow your dreams.


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Fun interviews to help you discover and learn new things and inspire you to follow your dreams.




Episode 48 - Stefan Frei (Seattle Sounders)

We are joined on this episode by Stefan Frei, goalkeeper for the Seattle Sounders. Mr. Frei is a 2x MLS Champion, visual artist, dog owner, etc. There is more to him than just soccer. Recorded in February 2020. Music: Salute To The Olympians and Can't Hold Us - performed by Seattle Sounders Soundwave. This music along with the cheering crowd and MLS cup presentation were recorded live by H. Hamilton who granted us permission to use it in this podcast.


Episode 47 - Jordin Canada (Seattle Storm)

It's National Girls and Women in Sports Day and we are celebrating by having Seattle Storm guard, Jordin Canada. Jordin Canada is a professional basketball player who has also played for the national basketball team. She talked to us about her career, her dog, and her love for singing... she even sings a little bit for us. Music: Running Back 2U by Stayloose Picture: Joshua Huston/NBAE


Episode 46 - Chef Armstrong and The Gingerbread Village

This is our first episode of this holiday season! During this time of year we like to highlight family-friendly holiday activities and on this episode we talk to Chef John Armstrong, Sheraton Grand Seattle, who is one the creators of the Gingerbread Village. On this episode we also talk about Siete Foods and our feature in Seattle's Child Magazine. Music: Christmas Village by Aaron Kenny


Episode 45 - The Space Needle

We finally interview someone about Seattle's most iconic building, The Space Needle. On this episode we talk to Mr. Dave Mandapat, Director of Marketing, who tells us some of the history of The Space Needle. Find out some interesting facts about it. You may know how tall it is but have you ever thought about its foundation? Also find out what special activities they have throughout the year and the iconic flags that have been raised to celebrate special things. Finally, join our game of...


Episode 44 - Kelice P. from Careful It Bites.

On this episode we talked to Seattle Maker, Kelice P. who creates wild, mystical, adorable stuffed creatures like yetis, bats, cats, etc., at her business Careful It Bites. We talk about what makes her creatures special and how she began her business. We also review the movie Abominable from DreamWorks Animation Studios. Interview Music: Lights by Sappheiros


Episode 43 - Jaycie Johnson, Seattle Reign FC

This episode was recorded during the last half of June while the World Cup was being played. Jaycie Johnson is a professional soccer player who plays for the Seattle Reign FC. She talks to us about what she enjoys about soccer, how playing soccer as a child has influenced her, the fight for equal pay in women's sports. Also, catch up with our adventures and find out which one of us had to go to the ER during a family trip. Music: Fine Line by Geographer Episode Art Picture by Seattle Reign...


Episode 42 - The MoPOP (Museum of Pop Culture)

We are finally back. Hear what happened during the last few months and why it took us so long to release another episode. On this episode we talk to Mr. Carlos who works at one of the most iconic museums in Seattle. This museum is not that old but has quickly become one of the most visited places that's why we had to begin our "museum tour" with them. Also, listen to the end for some hints about our next guests.


Episode 41 - CRYSTAL by Cirque du Soleil

Another Cirque du Soleil, another interview and review!!! On this episode we talk to Ms. Julie D., the publicist for the show, and Mr. Jorge "Koke" Petit, a juggler performing in the show. We also talk to Ms. Paula Lamas, news anchor for Univision Seattle and on-air talent for KOMO News, who helps us review the show. Music: All music for this interview was taken from the Cirque du Soleil Media Kit, used for promotional purposes only.


Episode 40 - Sarah Williams, Tough Girl Podcast

Ms. Sarah Williams, is an award-winning adventurer, podcaster, author, speaker, blogger, etc. She is the host of Tough Girl Podcast. Ms. Sarah has taken on some crazy challenges in order to bring more awareness and a positive image of girls and women in sports and media. Hear about some of the challenges she has taken on, some of the people who have inspired her, and what advice would she give her 9 year-old self. Also, find out how to win a copy of the book Becoming by Michelle Obama. This...


Episode 39 - Almond Roca Factory with Ms. Kathi R.

Do you know what Almond Roca is? If you don't you are missing out on a delicious candy that is made here in our state! On this episode we talk about the Brown and Haley Almond Rica factory, about the history of the candy and what the main ingredients are. Music: Interview - Rainbow Forest by Quincas Moreiras. Adventuring Sisters Intro Music - Journey by Declan DP Music Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0...


Episode 38 - Great Grandparents 2

We dedicate this episode to our sweet great grandma, Grandma Brandt, who passed away last week. As we honor our great grandma we hope that you take some ideas on how you can preserve your own family's history. Ask questions! You'd be surprised what you will find out. For example, we did not know that Grandma played college basketball. This interview was recorded when we were still podcasting under the name Ellie's Podcast 11. Music: Luminous Rain by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative...


Episode 37 - Christmas 2018! Alec P. from Visionart LLC.

We had to do so many changes to this episode but it's finally here. On this episode we talk to Mr. Alec P. who is the a designer and owner of Visionart LLC. Mr. Alec creates some of the most dazzling Christmas displays around Seattle. We also talk about the Christmas events we have attended, our favorite traditions, our favorite Christmas ornaments. Finally, we have a contest!!! You can win some awesome prizes by guessing the song Josie is singing or by guessing which movie are the lines she...


Episode 36 - Lauren Daigle

On this episode we talk to singer/songwriter Lauren Daigle. Back in September her latest album, Look Up Child made its debut at #3 on the Billboard chart. Ms. Lauren talked to us about how she started her career and gave us advice for your aspiring artists. It was such a delight to speak with her. We still can't believe we got to talk to her. She is one of the biggest artists right now! Music: All songs from Lauren Daigle's album Look Up Child used with permission from Redjett Management.


Episode 35 - Maggi Thorne

Maggie Thorne is an amazing athlete who has competed in track and obstacle course races but she is better known for her TV appearances in competitions like American Ninja Warrior, Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge, and Ninja vs. Ninja. On this episode Ms. Maggi talks to us about how she is using her platform to help others. She tells us about the bow she wears on her head when she competes and what's the meaning behind it. You will also hear a story about something amazing that happened to...


Bonus Episode - VOLTA by Cirque du Soleil

Finally, here is our review of this amazing show by Cirque du Soleil. Hear what the girls think about the show which will be playing at King County's Marymoor Park until November 4. We'll be back soon with a full episode. Music property of Cirque du Soleil and used for promotional purposes only.


Episode 34 - VOLTA by Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil is bringing their new show, VOLTA, to Seattle. Mr. Steve Ross, publicist for VOLTA talks to us about the show, the acts, the performers, everything there is to know about this show. VOLTA will be playing at Marymoor Park from September 7 to November 4. VOLTA is a captivating voyage of discovery. It’s about finding yourself, and unveiling your personal powers. Inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, the show weaves acrobatics in a...


Episode 33 - Molly Stinson, Kids Obstacle Challenge

On this episode we talk to Ms. Molly who is the director of the Kids Obstacle Challenge. The Kids Obstacle Challenge is the Premiere Obstacle Course Race for Kids. Listen to win a free race entrance, and also hear about our latest adventures including the story about Dan, The Van (our car).


Episode 32 - Rebecca Hale, Director of Communications, Seattle Mariners

Summer is here and one of the great American summer traditions is... baseball! On this episode we talk to Ms. Rebecca Hale, Director of Communications for the Seattle Mariners. She talks to us about Safeco Field, The Mariners, her favorite baseball moments, and how to join the Mariners' Kids Club. #truetotheblue Also hear about Ellie, Carly, Jo's epic road trip. Music: Centerfield, cover by Ed Lowery Take Me Out To The Ball Game, Kevin MacLeod Ballpark Organ, unknown performer (from...


Episode 31 - Steve Zakuani, Seattle Sounders

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world and here in Seattle we are lucky to have a professional men's soccer team, the Seattle Sounders. In this episode we talk to former Sounders player and current Sounders broadcast partner, Steve Zakuani. Steve Zakuani was the number-one pick in the 2009 MLS Draft. He suffered an injury that put his career on hold and eventually led him to retire. He has now found a way to continue to pursue his passion for soccer and inspire others to play "the...


Episode 30 - Margaret Schlachter, Dirt in Your Skirt

Our first episode as The Adventuring Sisters Podcast but our 30th overall. On this episode we talk to Ms. Margaret who was the first professional female obstacle course racer. She is now the host of Dirt in Your Skirt Podcast and editor-in-chief of Mud Run Guide. Also hear a recap of Ellie and Carly's first Spartan Kids Race. Also, this episode is longer because we talk about why we changed the name. Intro Music Journey by Declan DP Music Creative Commons —...