Episode 1

Life Lessons from a Bona Fide Badass


March 10th, 2020

56 mins 56 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

In Episode #1 we meet Ray Zahab, a pack-a-day smoker who transformed himself into one of the planet’s most accomplished explorers.

Ray is a Canadian Adventurer, ultra-distance runner and Founder of non-profit Impossible2Possible. A recipient of the Meritorious Service Cross of Canada, Ray is an Explorer in Residence of the Royal Canadian Geographic Society, and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

In 2015, Canadian Geographic recognized Ray as one of Canada’s Top Explorers. He has run 14,000+ km across the world’s deserts and completed multiple unsupported expeditions in some of the coldest places on the planet. Listen in to discover how he learned to fully apply himself in the present moment and the successes that ensued.

Hosted by five-time off-road triathlon world champion Lesley Paterson and her husband Dr. Simon Marshall, the XTERRA podcast explores the stories and science behind the quest to Live More.

XTERRA Podcasts feature guests who live, work, and play off the beaten path, share first-person accounts of epic outdoor adventures, and provide valuable tips from industry leaders in the physical and mental health industries.

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