Danielle Watson has been living her motto--"No excuses and no regrets"-- to the full sense of its meaning. In 2011, Danielle was paralyzed in a climbing at the T6 and now uses a wheelchair for mobility. In this conversation we explore Danielle’s very full life with all of its joys and unexpected losses. We discuss adaptive sports, caring for her mother, her career as an occupational therapist, joining the Challenged Athletes Foundation’s first women’s hand cycling team, and mountain biking 100 miles of the White Rim in Canyonlands National Park in Utah and much more.
This conversations with Anastasia Allison spans lifestyle design, The Musical Mountaineers, traveling through Bhutan, overcoming fears in the outdoors, finding fly fishing spots by exploring off trail high routes, starting a company supplying the most needed piece of outdoor female gear not yet on mainstream markets, the philosophical practices that changed her life, a near fatal car accident, and a whole lot more. Enjoy.
Chelsea Southard is a steel fabricator and sculpture artist who left the united states in 2018 to start a continual motorcycle trip across all continents while collaborating with local art communities along the way. She has already traveled 10,000 miles across the US (twice), Mexico and Guatemala. Southard offers her life story that includes Burning Man, orchid farming in Mexico, building sweat lodges in Guatemala, active volcano encounters, a week long near death abandon in the Mexican desert, living out of three bags on a motorcycle and much more.
This conversation is with Maya Sialuk Jacobsen. Maya is a Greenlandic Inuit tattoo artist dedicated to preserving native Inuit tattoo traditions. Taught initially in western tattoo styles she now practices hand poking and skin stitching. We discuss Greenlandic history, Inuit traditions & spirituality, tattooing, decolonization, Denmark, tinder, parenting and dyslexia.