The Osprey Podcast
Project Vertical with Fergus Crawley & Jonny Pain
Season 2, Ep. 4
In this week’s episode, we chat to Osprey adventurers, Jonathan Pain and Fergus Crawley.
With a passion for raising awareness and funds for men’s mental health, Jonathan and Fergus spoke with us about their challenge in November last year, Project Vertical. The challenge saw them ascend the UK's highest mountain, Ben Nevis, 22 times in 11 days for Movember, with a focus on mental health to encourage men not to suffer in silence. We also hear about how they trained for the challenge and their own battles with mental health.
Sleep and Nutrition - Dr Greg Potter
Season 2, Ep. 9
In this episode, we talk to Dr Greg Potter, of Resilient Nutrition, discussing some of the key considerations when maximising your sleep and nutrition.We take a look at why sleep is so important and how you can introduce a few relatively simple things to improve your sleep dramatically, including how to help tackle night shifts and the problem with the sleep schedule that our schooling pushes on young people.We also dive in to nutrition, tackling a few myths and learning some general rules of thumb to help navigate the complex world of healthy eating.Finally we, of course, wrap up with Dr Potters 3 recommends - 1x TV/Film, 1x Music and 1x Other.
Pro Adventure Photographer - Dan Milner
Season 2, Ep. 8
In this episode, we sit down with Pro Adventure Photographer, Dan Milner and learn about what it means to be the photographer on the expedition; when you're there to document the adventure but every time you pick up the camera, you may risk jeopardising the mission.We explore Dan's approach to photographing in extreme environments, some of the key things to keep in mind, the importance of being adaptive and the realities of telling stories when you don't yet know the outcome.Wrapping up the episode, we take a look at some of Dan's work and hear the stories behind the images, including close encounters with Polar Bears, losing a team member in a deadly storm on the Southern-most trail in the world and capturing a raging protest in London.As always, we finish off with Dan's 3 recommendations.
Season 2, Ep. 7
In this episode we speak with explorer, presenter, creative and Osprey ambassador, Sofia Jin. Sofia champions women in the outdoors and loves exploration in all its forms. We explore Sofia's experiences as an Asian woman in the outdoors, her personal journey with PTSD and what inspires her.