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Jan. 30, 2015

From 320 to 160, and that's just half of this inspiring comeback sto…

Our guest was addicted to alcohol and drugs. he was 320 pounds and eating fast food multiple times a day. He had a couple herniated discs and was literally killing himself. The comeback started with a 15 second run and …

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Jan. 27, 2015

Skyrunning champ and second grade teacher on her rise to the top!

Imagine running the highest trails with the best views on the toughest terrain that human legs can handle and you pretty much have SKyrunning in a nutshell. Today's guest is one of the best in the sport and in between …

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Jan. 23, 2015

Everest's youngest record holder, the queen of pain, and a lesson on …

Today at OR in Salt Lake City we sit down with some amazing athletes. Rebecca Rusch, Jordan Romero, and Trevor Thomas all stop by and we like to keep it candid. Pretty cool recap with full versions to come. Enjoy!

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Jan. 22, 2015

A yurt, some love, and the Montana mountains. Life ain't so bad for t…

Mollie and Sean Busby are no strangers to adventure. A professional snowboarder and recreational skiier left Utah for the grandeur of Montana, and moved into a yurt. The adventure isn't stuck in Montana though. They travel...

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Jan. 9, 2015

AOF:093 Nathan Welton

Our guest has travelled the world and he will tell you why you should too. An avid and strong climber, he shares an inspiring story of strength and will as his climber wife plunged 50 ft into a crumbled hump …

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Dec. 31, 2014

AOF:090 Haidar Hachem

Today's guest, and the last of the year, is a listener that sent in his story. A two paragraph email and I was inspired and amazed at what he has overcome and once I talked to him it was much …

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Dec. 15, 2014

CoolDown: 11 Rebecca Rusch

Google Rebecca Rusch. Go ahead. You won't be disappointed in the athlete with a heart as big as the world she has traveled on foot, bike, and water. Rebecca shares some of her best and most inspiring stories, why she …

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Nov. 24, 2014

AOF:086 Wendy Fisher

Why would you continue to ski after your younger brother was lost due to a skiing accident? To honor him of course. No one could honor him more than today's guest who ski's with as much skill and passion as …

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Nov. 14, 2014

Want to learn how to huck a cliff, drop a cornice, get some air?

This has got to be the most selfish show in the history of podcasting. We bring back the amazing Jess McMillan, one of the most accomplished and skilled big mountain skiers to live and we make her teach us how …

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Nov. 11, 2014

VoicesForVets: Jered Hill

"It doesn't get much closer than this," the doctor told Jered in a MASH unit in a war zone as he showed him the bullet laying directly on his younger brother's femoral artery. This was in 2004 and maybe as …

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Nov. 5, 2014

AOF:084 Jess McMillan

Adventure. Where does it start? How does someone know this is the path they want to take? Athlete On Fire has had some amazing adventurers on the show. This episode showcases an athlete that is an elite kayaker and big …

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Nov. 3, 2014

AOF:082 Erin Beresini

In her newest book, our guest takes over the world of obstacle racing from it inception to the big players today and some of the craziness and scandal that surrounds it all. As an athlete herself, she shares her story …

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Oct. 20, 2014

AOF:082 Chris Davenport

If you ever had that itch to do something big. Something bigger than yourself but you just never acted on it, then this guest is here to inspire you. Besides a career and life spent pushing the boundaries in the …

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Oct. 13, 2014

AOF:080 Trevor Thomas

The Appalachian Trail. The Pacific Coast Trail. The Tahoe Rim through hike. These are challenges worthy of any athlete, any hiker. Today's Athlete On Fire just happens to be blind. Yes, blind. He has hiked many of our cl...

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Oct. 9, 2014

AOF:079 JJ Yosh

Our guest today thrives on being surrounded by natural beauty. He has made his career dependant on it as a photographer who has captured the heart of adventure. He shares why he has to train or work out for two …

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Oct. 5, 2014

AOF:078 Rebecca Rusch

You have to be pretty darn tough to earn the nickname "The Queen Of Pain." If today's guest is anything, it is tough. We try to take you on a journey with her through her life and career as an …

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Sept. 29, 2014

AOF:077 Dr. Nicholas Romanov

Is running a skill? Our guest says it is and he has over 35 years of research to prove it. We go back in time to when and where the Pose Method originated. You'll hear how our guest spent Saturdays …

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Sept. 22, 2014

AOF:075 Mike Swick

"At the end of the day, you have to be a fighter." If any quote summed up an athlete more than this we haven't seen it. Inspired as a young athlete on a ranch in Texas by none other than …

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Aug. 14, 2014

AOF:066 Amelia Boone

Chances are, you have probably participated in an obstacle race. After all, millions and millions of people have last year alone. Well, in today's episode we are inspired by one of the best obstacle course racers in the wor...

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July 19, 2014

CoolDown:05 Scott and Lauren Jones

In this episode of the CoolDown Scott and Lauren Jones talk about the adventure gene. Are you more curious than your peers? Do you always wonder what is around the corner? Are you restless? Find out what some of the …

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July 9, 2014

AOF:063 Samantha Gash

What happens when you have spents days out on the desert, running, nonstop? Well, sometimes you see things that aren't there. Sometimes you find your passion out there as well. Today's guest has done both. She was the youn...

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June 24, 2014

AOF:61 Pat Burke

Our guest is nothing if not passionate about the sport he has made his career. As the only Irish born NBA ever he shares the story of how he came to play basketball after an initial love of hockey. A …

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June 18, 2014

*AOF:059 Jeremy Powers

This episode of Athlete On Fire brings a National Champion and world class athlete in the sport of cyclocross in to the mix. He shares what his family did every summer and how it formed his idea of what work …

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May 30, 2014

AOF:054 Thal Woods

Our guest today is a a self proclaimed lifetime athlete. From excelling in football at a young age to playing division I at Colorado State University, sprinting at the highest level and playing professionally, he takes us thr...

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