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You can ski without freaking out. Especially, all you women who ski like ironing boards and even the men. It's time to make peace with your fears on the slopes; the painful boots, the cold, the double diamonds, the not perfect trails, the kids, the husbands, and anything else that you're making into a negative experience. I'll use some simple energy techniques that really work. Techniques you can put in your pocket the next time you go ou
Sue Stockdale is an inspirational speaker, coach and adventurer whose business and adventure experience has helped hundreds of leaders and entrepreneurs step out of their comfort zone and achieve extraordinary results. From athlete and adventurer to entrepreneur and executive coach, Sue demonstrates how you can achieve anything if you believe it is possible. Her keynote presentations include powerful images and thought-provoking messages and as a result, attendees leave with more enthusiasm, focus, and commitment to action. Sue started her career in Corporate Training and Development working for British Gas in the UK and then moved to a role with the United Nations in the former Yugoslavia. In 1995, Sue saw an advertisement in a newspaper which said: “Wanted – novice arctic explorers to ski to the Magnetic North Pole”. As an athlete who had represented Scotland, Sue knew she might be fit enough, but had no experience of cross-country skiing or arctic temperatures. She sent off for details and when the brochure arrived asking “are you man enough for the Ultimate Challenge?” she became determined to win her place on the team. Following months of assessments and gruelling tests, she was eventually chosen from over 500 applicants, and after raising $25,000 she achieved her place on the expedition. During the 30 day expedition, Sue was continually tested both physically and mentally and became the first British woman to ski to the Magnetic North Pole. After this success, Sue took part in expeditions to the Geographical North Pole, Antarctica and Greenland. She finished runner-up in Channel 4’s Superhuman undergoing some of the toughest scientific tests ever seen on TV
carl brodeur is chief designer and CEO at sukhasana. in pursuit of a simpler more aware life, carl has designed an adjustable chair which allows you to sit in a proper cross-legged posture. as a certified yoga instructor he has observed the powerful effects that are felt when corrections to posture and the breath are made. “embrace the contradiction is the approach i adopted years ago. i have created a chair to help you not need a chair. i have created a product in order to help you not need so many products. i have created a monster!” says carl.
based in banff canada, carl used to spend most of his time playing in the mountains of western canada. he still enjoys skiing, mountain biking, hiking and the freedom he feels at the top of a mountain. after carl's experiences in india and a near fatal mountain bike accident on whistler mountain, his priorities in life have changed. as a result of these life altering events carl has made it his lofty goal to contribute to the elevation of our collective consciousness.
“for thousands of years the human race either squatted or sat on the earth, legs crossed. now we sit on chairs... is this really progress?” carl brodeur, yogi, designer, adventurer!
The No Boundaries Radio Hour welcomes Entrepreneur Enrico Palmerino. A graduate of Babson College, Enrico’s passion for entrepreneurship has led to his successful growth of businesses that have done everything from custom ping pong balls for the TV series Deal or No Deal (PurePong) to manufacturing and holding several patents for cutting edge energy efficient lighting technologies such as LED’s and induction bulbs (ThinkLite). Having successfully grown an international lighting company with offices in the US, Europe, and S. America, he was named Top 25 Entrepreneurs Under 25 and Ranked #2 Among Best Young Entrepreneurs in America by Bloomberg Businessweek in 2011.
When he’s not behind his desk, Enrico can be found skiing, playing tennis, mountain biking, and spending time with his family. “My continuous drive for perfection, execution, and improvement has lead to my entrepreneurial background. I constantly challenge myself to think outside the box, learn from my mistakes and the mistakes of others, and am not afraid to admit when I’m wrong.
Gaëlle Cohen is an internationally acclaimed stunt coordinator and performer who has worked on over sixty film and television productions. A native of France, she was recently featured in the award-winning smash ZERO DARK THIRTY.
Her stunt credits include ZERO DARK THIRTY, SAHARA, RUSH HOUR 3, BROTHERHOOD OF THE WOLF; BABYLON AD, OSS 117, MARTYRS. and the upcoming disaster thriller BLACK SKY. As stunt performer, Cohen has doubled for such luminary figures as Sophie Marceau and Penelope Cruz.
Cohen earned a law degree, then, as member of the French National Fencing team, she got her showbiz start performing fight sequences for the television show HIGHLANDER in 1995.
Gaelle speaks French, German, Italian, and English; and among her stunt and athletic skills are Ratchets, High Fall, Squibs, Air Rams, Horseback Riding, Fight-Guy/Gal, Reactions, Wire Work, Hong Kong Wire Work, Fire Burns, Weapons, Car Hits, I Ground Pound, Motion Capture, Motorcycle Falls, Medium and Low Falls, Martial Arts, Weapons, Horse Transfers and Falls, Camel Rider, Descender, Golf, Swimming, Tennis, Fencing, Snow Skiing, Yoga, Rock Climbing, Archery, and Jousting!
As stunt coordinator, her signature action sequences have captured attention within the industry for their earthy realism. THE TALL MAN, a suspense thriller starring Jessica Biel, marks her second collaboration with acclaimed French director, Pascal Laugier.
Rory Bushfield is a monster of talents to say the least. Raised in Balzac Alberta, a small town outside of Calgary, Rory's been in his own class of insane, yet highly skillful stunts his whole life. After years of mogul skiing which resulted in several gold medals including Junior World Championships, Rory shifted his focus into Freeskiing. His pro Freeskiing career kicked off heavy after winning the Planet X-Games in 2002. Ever since, Rory's been traveling the world, living his ultimate dream of pushing the boundaries of what is thought to be humanly possible. In 2010 Rory Bushfield married legendary fellow freeskiier, Sarah Burke. In 2012 Sarah passed away from injuries sustained while at practice doing what she loved most. Rory and her family have set up the Sarah Burke foundation in her honour, a foundation dedicated to providing inspiration and support for those in need. Inspired by Sarah, Rory continues to live his life to the fullest through his passion for adrenaline. In 2012 Rory joined up with Travis Pastrana's Nitro Circus and toured the world performing jaw dropping stunts in front of sold out stadiums of up to 75,000 people. Rory's incredible skills are showcased through his impressive film segments with the top film companies in the action sports world. In March Rory began filming the ABC diving competition show,"Splash" alongside other celebrities, such as Kareem Abdul Jabbar. With appearances on shows like Access Hollywood, Rory is enjoying an upward rise in his extreme sports career that is headed for super-stardom. http://sarahburkefoundation.com/
Doctors of the USA welcomes Dr. Robert Hopper, PhD, the author of the book “Stick With Exercise”, to talk about the best practices to guarantee exercise success. He will share tips on how to discover what type of exercise each of us can actually enjoy plus overcoming the challenges and roadblocks in meeting our fitness goals.
Robert Hopper, Ph. D., is a noted author, speaker and owner of a private health insurance agency. He has a doctorate in exercise physiology from the University of Southern California, and is the former professor of exercise physiology and head swimming and water polo coach at Occidental College, Los Angeles. He is the inventor of a patented swimmer’s weight training program used in colleges and universities throughout the United States. Dr. Hopper lives in Santa Barbara, California with his artist wife, where he enjoys golf, skiing and cycling.
For more information, please visit his website and Facebook page. You may also follow him on Twitter.
In this episode we discuss skiing, injury prevention and how Orem Chiropractor - R. Ned McArthur, D.C. can assist in your injury prevention, injury recovery and health maintenance programs in regards to skiing. R. Ned McArthur, D.C. is an Orem headache specialist who also provides lasting relief from back pain, car accident injuries, dizziness, fibromyalgia, insomnia, neck pain, numbness, restless leg syndrome, and sciatica. Find a text version of this episode here
SCwSG Board Member Jay Heinlein describes himself as a proud father, publishing and marketing professional, social media enthusiast, and midlife adventurist. He enjoys “all things Colorado,” which includes hiking, skiing, biking, and eating trout. Jay is deeply involved in volunteer and local community service. His driving passion is to influence and impact the world for good—to leave a mark. Jay’s blog musings regarding publishing, writing, education, and social and cultural happenings can be found at www.heinleingroup.com.
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Meet Marta Rode, a wife, mother, sister, daughter and a friend. Find the Common Thread to Autoimmunity Leader in Canada!"I use to be a very productive member of society as well as a very healthy and fit individual, running, biking, skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, back country hiking - doing all the cool things living in a mountain town affords. Then I got sick with an autoimmune disease that is one of the deadlier varieties and everything changed." S
There has been much controversy over the sport of aerial skiing as to the safety of the sport and the athletes. Recent deaths in skiing have prompted the IOC to take another look at the safety of this and other sports in the Olympics. At the Olympic Winter Games in Nagano, Japan, Nikki Stone became America’s first-ever Olympic Champion in the sport of inverted aerial skiing. What made this performance so unbelievable, was the fact that less than two years earlier, a chronic spinal injur