DCR Episode 43 - Peter Maksimow

Download our conversation with Peter Maksimow about trying to make sense of things, the power of the outdoors community, the importance of inclusivity, his love of ripping trails, and why role models for young people in physical education are so vitally important.

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DCR Episode 42 - Andrew Thompson

Download our conversation with Andrew Thompson, our 2018 New Zealand and Oceania Trail Running Champ. Naturally we spend most of it talking about Drum & Bass, hacky sack, the chemistry of common life, and how one fits training and racing as an elite athlete in with domestic and professional life.

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DCR Episode 40 - Chris Ord

Download our conversation with TrailRun Magazine Editor, athlete, and Director of Tour De Trails, Chris Ord. This is a ripper of a good chat. We gallop straight out the gate talking about the future of trail running and adventure tourism and the benefits for the environment and communities.

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DCR Episode 39 - Zach Miller

Download our conversation with The North Face Athlete Zach Miller about his life at 10,000 feet, coping with injury, adventure vs structured racing, the temptation of all you can eat buffets, and how do you train for an ultramarathon at sea?

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DCR Episode 38 - Elise Downing

Download our conversation with Elise Downing about that one time she ran the entire British Coast, and how one follows this up? And indeed does one have to? Eugene and Elise talk about recognition,  managing excessive cake offerings, her role with Breca Swimrun and the kindness of strangers.

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DCR Episode 37 - Roger Robinson

Download our conversation with Roger Robinson about a life spent running, his new book When Running Made History, how running connects us, heals and nurtures us, and is, in times of terror, dislocation, and strife, one of the last remaining peaceful mass participation phenomena.

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DCR Episode 36 - Luke McCallum

Download our conversation with runner and massage therapist Luke McCallum about his travels and work in Iten, Kenya, the difference in approach between elite and recreational athletes, how you need to be a bit kinder to yourself on the old foam roller and indeed just why sometimes more isn’t more. It’s less.

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DCR Episode 35 - Holly Page

Download our conversation with World Skyrunning Series Champion Holly Page about, well….Lots of things. Cycle touring, maintaining a full time job and relying on the kindness of Romanian builders to ferry you to the start of races (on the way to winning the world series).

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DCR Episode 33 - Gareth Morris

Download our conversation with Gareth Morris, Commonwealth Games Silver Medalist Rifleman and trail runner, about the mindset of being elite in a chosen sport and applying that mindset to trail running, his journey with running and shooting, representing your country and how he’s lobbying to get an extra “L” into the word Laingholm.

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DCR Episode 31 - Camille Herron

Download our conversation with Camille Herron, five times world record holder and current 100 mile Tarawera champion. We chat about her recent trip to New Zealand, how her love of life has been reinforced by a  car crash prior to her departure and so much more.

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DCR Episode 30 - John Onate

Download our conversation with Dr John Onate, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences at the University of California, Davis, and ultra-runner. We talk sleep deprivation, wellness, depression, and drugs.

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DCR Episode 28 - Tim Sutton

Download our conversation with Tim Sutton about the concept of adventure as something that you undertake where you are, rather than where you think, feel, or want to be. Multiple Tararua SK finisher, Wuu2k 62 km Winner, and Revenant Original, Tim discusses how his love of stepping outside of what is considered normal within the culture of trail running was born.

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DCR Episode 27 - Weston Hill

Download our conversation with Weston Hill about the No-Plan-Plan and the joy of following your nose. From an engineering career to careening around Europe competing in the European Sky Running Series, taking 13th at CCC and 3rd at Leye China, Weston show us all that sometimes, even if following your passion doesn’t turn out the way you think it will, it’s more that worth it.

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DCR Episode 26 - Vajin Armstrong!

Download our conversation with Vajin Armstrong about connection, the moment, process, joy, the mind, meditation, community,  and his journey from disillusion and abandonment of running to where he is today: one of Aotearoa/New Zealand’s most stalwart competitors

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DCR Episode 25 - Anna Frost

Download our conversation with Anna Frost, Dunedin’s First Fastest Hardrocker and arguably the most successful New Zealand trail and ultra athlete. Anna burst onto the mainstream 10 years ago and enjoyed years of success, however now is at a different point in her life. In addition to being supported by Merrell, Anna owns Trail Run Adventures, a company that brings people to amazing places worldwide to run trails.

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DCR Episode 24 - Courtney Dauwalter

Download our conversation with Courtney Dauwalter where we talk about Courtney’s philosophy on competition, distance, and training and much more (including, but not limited to, Fargo, Prince, Nordic Skiing, Funny Accents, Animal Jokes, and, most importantly for Matt, Lord of The Rings).

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