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G.O. Get Outside Podcast

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Los Angeles, CA

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G.O. Get Outside: The Podcast is a radio-style interview show for people who like to get outdoors or would like to get outdoors. Hell, it may even be a show for people who don’t know they want to get outdoors. Too busy? Think you don’t have time for frivolous outside crap? Poppycock! Each episode of G.O. delves into the outdoor lifestyle of some everyday schmo who probably has more in common with you than you think. Whether you are BASE jumping off a flying unicorn or hiking around your neighborhood in between diaper changes, you have a place here. Pop open your podcast machine and give it a listen. Maybe it will stoke some embers you didn’t know were burning.

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English


Episodes

G.O. 055 - Roundtable: Caving

8/16/2017
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Subterranean travel is an intriguing pursuit filled with its own rewards and challenges. Jason discusses the world of caving with four accomplished participants: Dav, Jen, Jerry, and Karl. They delve into how, why, responsibilities, dealing with the environment, managing human waste, finding unexplored caves, and a multitude of other questions. LINKS: G.O. Get Outside Caving Episode: vimeo.com/94598141 G.O. 012 - Karl Domangue: gogetoutside.com/g-o-012-karl-domangue/ G.O. 041 -...

Duration: 01:21:37


G.O. 054 - Aaron Nardi, VHS to BMX

8/1/2017
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Aaron Nardi found himself shooting videos and riding BMX professionally at an early age. Eventually, he left behind his county fair performances and moved to Los Angeles where he began to dabble in marketing and photography ultimately discovering the power of controlled lighting. He now works primarily as a cinematographer and photographer with a large focus on fitness, sports, and music. He is also the co-creator of the series “Skaters in Cars” for ESPN. Aaron and Jason sat in Griffith...

Duration: 01:16:52


G.O. 053 - Go Dynamite Starfish With Leslie Kim

7/16/2017
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Leslie Kim has been scribbling since early childhood. Unsure of her professional goals, she embarked on a circuitous journey taking her across the globe flirting with multitudes of varied career paths. She eventually circled back to her childhood passion for illustration and discovered graphic design. Climbing also found its way into her pursuits and inspired Dynamite Starfish, her clothing brand focused on climbing and her illustrations. Leslie and Jason chatted at Echo Park about her...

Duration: 00:59:29


G.O. 052 - Erik Johnson: Skis, Canyons, Consequences

7/1/2017
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Erik Johnson, Esq. shreds the slopes of the legal system and the fresh powder of the backcountry mountain ranges. A lifelong freestyle skier, he has extensive experience dealing with injury whether it be concussions, broken bones, or amnesia. A rappelling accident while canyoneering cost him a leg, but not his lifestyle. He continues exploring canyons and plowing through snow brandishing his array of prosthetic legs. He and Jason met one evening to discuss a world of wounds, skis, canyons,...

Duration: 01:09:10


G.O. 051 - Turning Out Horses With Cyndi Lang

6/16/2017
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A Mom and Me Horseback Riding ad in a magazine unexpectedly set a new course in Cyndi Lang’s childhood. Her fascination with horses led her from vaulting to becoming a ranger and eventually a professional competitor. She and Jason spoke at a barn in Santa Clarita where they discussed the many facets of horsemanship, the responsibilities of owning and caring for horses, dealing with a spinal injury, and the phrase “green and green make black and...

Duration: 00:52:04


G.O. 050 - Tristan Gooley, the Natural Navigator

6/1/2017
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Tristan Gooley began exploring the natural world at a very young age, craving the mystery and independence found in wandering. Learning to read nature and navigate his environs as an adult rekindled his childhood wonder. As a bestselling author, he has shared these skills across five books including his latest, How to Read Water. Tristan embarks on expeditions across the globe testing his abilities as The Natural Navigator. He and Jason spoke by phone about his many adventures and latest...

Duration: 00:40:34


G.O. 049 - Annabelle & Andrea, Climbing Road Team

5/16/2017
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Annabelle McClure found herself on sketchy first ascents at a young age with her climber father. Andrea Hassler passed on a career in concert management to instead study geography and climb nonstop with her new college buddy, Annabelle. Years later, the two of them convinced the Access Fund to hire them to live out of a Jeep for 10 months traveling the U.S. doing conservation work. They met Jason in Bishop, CA and discussed big wall climbing, bailing off of El Cap, climbing conservation,...

Duration: 01:03:38


G.O. 048 - G.O. Gumbo - End of Season 2

3/1/2017
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Season 2 of the podcast comes to a close, time for reflection on a year and a half of podcasting and two months of working from the road. We also listen to three humorous stories from Steven Calcote, Scott Swaney, and Dusty Hulet. Sit back for tales of a queasy movie shoot in Mexico, adventures in free-diving, and the Fabled Yellowstone Gorilla. LINKS: TYLT Untethered series (featuring Erika and Jason): tylt.com/untethered Call us and leave a message (up to 3 minutes): 1-818-925-0106

Duration: 00:26:45


G.O. 047 - Uphill on the PCT with Dan Sedlacek

2/16/2017
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Dan Sedlacek, at 14, was inspired to seek out the PCT when he met a group of friendly thru-hikers. Years later, he and his brother tackled the 2600+ mile trail using gear they had made themselves. Here a second inspiration would hit, a desire to create a handmade gear company. Now, Dan runs Uphill Designs located in Seattle. He and Jason sat in the office one morning discussing the triumphs and travails of the Pacific Crest Trail and running a small...

Duration: 01:01:18


G.O. 046 - Riding Waves with Outdoor Educator Jenn Velie

2/1/2017
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Jenn Velie is an amalgamation of her parent’s strengths. Inspired by her father’s love of the outdoors and her mother’s successes as an educator, she became an outdoor educator. As the Outdoor Adventure Coordinator at the University of Central Florida she has the opportunity to pass on the benefits of time in nature to students of all backgrounds and experiences. She and Jason met at a park in UCF to discuss SCUBA, surfing, sharks, the changes she sees in students, and a face mask full of...

Duration: 00:55:21


G.O. 045 - Touring the Divide with Paul & Dylan

1/16/2017
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The Tour Divide is a backcountry off-road cycling route spanning over 2700 miles from Banff, Canada to Antelope Wells, New Mexico. Paul Hytinen and Dylan Gonda are two men separated by 40 years in age who both found themselves itching to take on this challenge. Jason sat down with both of them at Paul’s Michigan home to discuss the draw of the trail and the intricacies of completing it. LINKS: Paul’s Facebook: facebook.com/paul.hytinen.5 Dylan’s Instagram:...

Duration: 01:41:16


G.O. 044 - Sarah Tiedemann, Hesitant Hiker

1/1/2017
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Sarah Tiedemann grew up indoors in New Jersey living out her childhood adventures in books while developing an intense fear of the unknown world around her. A move to Hawaii at 17 introduced her to the wonders of nature. Her anxiety still remained, but the rewards outweighed the fear and the Hesitant Hiker was born. Sarah recently self-published a book sharing her approach to combatting these fears and why it is a battle worth waging. She and Jason met in Mercer County Park, NJ to discuss...

Duration: 00:42:17


G.O. 042 - Fundamentals of Nature with Jeannine Tidwell

12/1/2016
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Over a decade ago, Jeannine Tidwell and her husband moved to Sandpoint, Idaho on a path to fulfill a goal she formed as a young adult. They founded Twin Eagles Wilderness School, a place where students can connect with nature and their community while learning wilderness skills and becoming mentors for others. Jason and Jeannine met one rainy afternoon and discussed the history of the school, the philosophy behind its core tenets, and mankind’s relationship with the natural...

Duration: 00:57:56


G.O. 041 - Dav Underground ft. David Angel

11/16/2016
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Doing “nerdy stuff with computers” eventually lead David Angel to a corner of the internet where he was introduced to subterranean exploration. Soon he was a member of the Southern California Grotto, a caving group. Despite witnessing a tragedy on his first outing, he became more involved in the group eventually branching out into canyoneering and other adventurous pursuits. He and Jason bushwhacked through the overgrowth of a local L.A. canyon one night so they could sit in a dirty...

Duration: 00:58:27


G.O. 040 - Outdoor Dilettante, Lauren Grabowski

11/1/2016
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Lauren Grabowski tossed aside the shackles of her adolescent safety after embarking upon a 50-mile day hike in college. As a collector of experiences, and self-proclaimed outdoor dilettante, she seeks varied adventures and novel locales. She does, although, have a special love for cycling and bikepacking and the opportunities traveling on two wheels can provide. She and Jason met in one of the rare spots in Los Angeles where its river looks like a river to discuss cycling, mountaineering,...

Duration: 01:11:37


G.O. 039 - Flying & Falling With Levi Arnone

10/16/2016
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A tandem jump enamored Levi Arnone with the art of sky diving. Yet, falling did not sufficiently quench his pursuit for flight. Soon, he found himself pursuing wingsuit training and delving into the world of BASE jumping. Levi and Jason spent an afternoon in Levi’s backyard discussing the intricacies of flight and falling, the legal issues, dealing with risk, and why “the perfectly good airplane” joke needs to be...

Duration: 01:07:29


G.O. 038 - Roundtable: Skydive Monroe

10/1/2016
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Some would rather jump from a plane than ride inside of one. Jason joined five employees of Skydive Monroe in Georgia to discuss the finer points of falling at the ground. They cover the how, why, misconceptions, costs, reserve chutes, tandem particulars, certification, and that no plane is “perfectly good.” LINKS: skydivemonroe.com facebook.com/skydive.monroe.ga US Parachute Association: uspa.org Skydiver’s Information Manual: sim.uspa.org dropzone.com UGA SkyDawgs weekend (7-8...

Duration: 01:20:45


G.O. 037 - Alan Gegax, Vegas' Hiking Mailman

9/16/2016
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Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays Alan Gegax from an epic hike. When not delivering mail to the Vegas community, Alan leads one of the larger hiking Meetup groups in the West, Vegas Hiker’s Meetup. And when not leading hikes, he officiates outdoor weddings and writes stories for Desert Companion Magazine. Alan and Jason hid amongst a pile of rocks in Calico Hills and discussed the finer points of hiking groups, disastrous first backpacking trips, the joys of...

G.O. 036 - Aysel Gezik, Mountain Goat

9/1/2016
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Aysel Gezik grew up in the Kurdish Highlands on a ranch with no running water or electricity. Her days were spent in the mountains or tending for farm animals. As an adult, she embraced technical mountaineering and began venturing into remote areas with challenging ascents. Her love for high places has carried her across the globe and her career as a chemical engineer has planted her in California where she continues to explore rugged peaks. She and Jason met in Corriganville Park to...

G.O. 035 - Cycling Flight Paramedic Andrew Merrill

8/16/2016
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Andrew Merrill grew up in Lancaster, California where the L.A. Fire Dept. Explorer’s Program and the television series, Emergency would leave indelible marks on his character. A desire to help those in need and save lives lead him to adopt a career as a Flight Paramedic. He also draws great satisfaction from mountain biking and off road racing. He and Jason hid beneath a gazebo anticipating rain one sunny morning and discussed Andrew’s life in the air and on the...
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