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Caption: Will Turner, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Will Turner of Richmond, Virginia now holds the world record for the number of Ironman triathlons completed in a single calendar year—Sixty one. ...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 27:16
Caption: Iron Man Will Turner in Grand Teton., Credit: Chris Defestano
Will Turner is the Real Iron Man. No special effects, no suit of armor, no comic book fiction. Will is the genuine article. He now holds the world ...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 26:14
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In 2013, Neil Hayward was depressed. He had just left the biotech company he helped start, and he was getting over the end of a very serious relati...

Bought by XRAY.fm and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 16, 2017
  • Length: 13:53
  • Purchases: 2
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Sam won’t tell you this, but he’s a really great athlete. He has another secret, too. There’s this photo of him leading a ski race, and it’s plaste...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 17:19
  • Purchases: 1
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For alpinist Ben Clark, scaling the world’s toughest mountains is a source of pride and peace; for his mom and dad it is a source of constant worry...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 56:30
  • Purchases: 1
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This week's hour long radio episode takes you from the finish line of the Boston Marathon, to the trails that snake through the White Mountains, an...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 56:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Two stories about people fighting and overcoming tough odds: First, the tale of Tony Bosco, who camped in the woods around Rutgers University for m...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 56:28
  • Purchases: 1
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The rise and fall of the Keene Pumpkin Festival, a quaint New England tradition that took a dark turn when riots broke out in 2014. Plus, the calme...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 56:27
  • Purchases: 1
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In 2015 about 2,700 of the 50,000 people who applied will receive a moose permit in Maine and if you’re one of the lucky ones who has waited 20 yea...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 14:35
  • Purchases: 1
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When a Harvard professor accidentally let Gypsy Moths loose in the 1860s, he didn't release he was unleashing a scourge that would plague New Engla...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:30
  • Purchases: 1
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There used to be a time when you could strike out into the vast unexplored wilderness and stake your claim – but not anymore. Today, the story of ...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:27
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Technology advances at breakneck speed, so why hasn’t the electric grid changed in 60 years? This week’s episode explores things, that for one rea...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:28
Caption: Ep 3 title card, Credit: Greta Rybus
Tyler Armstrong is 12-years-old. He loves video games, laser tag, and he wants to become the youngest person to summit Mount Everest. In this episo...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
Caption: Episode 2 title card, Credit: Greta Rybus
Ever since becoming a reporter, Sam has heard stories about a secret hunting reserve in New Hampshire, stocked with elk and 200-pound wild boar. I...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:28
Caption: Title card, Credit: Greta Rybus
How do you define wilderness? Why are humans drawn to summits? Will the cold-hardy kiwi save a struggling local economy, or will it destroy a nativ...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:29
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The myths and legend surrounding AMC's oldest trail crew, the TFC, aka Trail F*cking Crew.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 25:00
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Ari Ofsevit is a guy from Boston fueled by an intense, nerdy love for sports. The day after running this year’s Boston Marathon, his face was all o...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 20:12
Caption: Friday Night Lights Book Cover
Author interview with Buzz Bissinger about 25th Anniversary of Friday Night Lights

  • Added: Sep 22, 2015
  • Length: 17:30
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What happens when the person you love doesn't love what you do?

  • Added: Aug 05, 2015
  • Length: 14:07
Caption: Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program
An interview with MMA fighter and poet Carlo Matos, plus work from issue 7.1

  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 17:17
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In Part 3 of our series on the decline of football, we talk to experts, examine new studies and try to answer the question, will football survive, ...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Jan 31, 2014
  • Length: 37:21
  • Purchases: 1
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In Part 2, we look at the rise and fall of boxing in America. At one time boxing rivaled baseball as the country's most popular sport, but then it ...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Jan 31, 2014
  • Length: 21:14
  • Purchases: 1
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In part 1 of our series on the decline of football in America, we look at the importance of football in America, and we also examine the rise and f...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2014
  • Length: 15:00
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Champion Surfer Kelly Slater: "My life was getting worse, not better, and it should have been getting better, because I’ve done all the things, met...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 02, 2010
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 2