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2011. The All Blacks haven't won a World Cup since the original, Wales are used to going out in the pools, England are still wondering whether Martin Johnson might be a coach, and a whole raft of tier two nations are out for blood. Join the idiot behind rugby's most popular YouTube channel and his fellow rugby nerd brother for a detailed and affectionate look back at each Rugby World Cup, celebrating and dissecting an evolving sport, match-by-match... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and op ...
 
Science fiction author David Barr Kirtley talks geek culture with guests such as Neil Gaiman (#253), George R. R. Martin (#22), Richard Dawkins (#46), Wil Wheaton (#398), Bill Nye (#273), Margaret Atwood (#94), Neil deGrasse Tyson (#32), and Ursula K. Le Guin (#65). Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy has appeared on recommended podcast lists from NPR, The Guardian, The A.V. Club, BBC America, CBC Radio, WVXU, io9, Omni, The Strand, Library Journal, and Popular Mechanics. CBC Radio writes, "You may n ...
 
They speak the same language (well, sort of), so why do the Americans and the British do pretty much everything differently? In her new podcast “Postcards From The Edge”, Ayda Williams, an American in Britain, tries to make some sense of this endlessly baffling and frequently absurd cultural divide. (Is there really no limit to the ways British people are weird and illogical? And why do they keep saying “sorry”, especially as they’re rarely sorry for the stuff they should be?) Each week Ayda ...
 
Taking a broad but relaxed look at the world of running from the perspective of Run4It - one of the UK's leading specialist running retailers. We're bringing the latest news, gear reviews and interviews to help inspire runners of all abilities to improve their fitness, health and wellbeing through running. If you want to get in touch to ask questions, give feedback or are interested in being on the show then drop us a line at thepod@run4it.com.
 
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What not to do the night before one of the most historic days in professional surfing: take four times the recommended dosage of hardcore trance grade LSD and head to the last night of a three day trance festival titled "Conscious Convergence" held in a commune called "Wacky Woods." See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Chris and Will talk to Mandy Williams about mental health, running competitively on the track and up the sides of mountains in the masters category, photography, jumping out of aero planes, flying aero planes, and potentially, going into space. Mandy manages our Bridge of Allan store, and was diagnosed with Asperger's at the start of lockdown, havi…
 
We’re going off the deep end Swellians and who better to take us into the underworld of demons, drug addiction, jail cells, and redemption stories than Ain’t That Swell’s very own CORE SHAMAN, former Pipe Master and world number six, Robbie Page. A veteran of the Bellambi housing commission and a survivor of more horse shit than you can poke a pitc…
 
It was a stacked house back in April for a wild old night of ATS Live in the Cenny Coast Ice Rink. With a panel featuring all-star freesurfing icons Dion Agius, Creed McTaggart and Craig Anderson it’ a bummer that most of this ep had to be cut at the risk of endless defamation and litigation suits. Still it's worth trawling for nuggets like an 11-y…
 
Chris sits down with Alan Risk, who reflects on his recent finish at this year's Dragon's Back Race - a 380-kilometre mountain race with over 17,000-metres of climbing split over six days. This year's event boasted an aggressive 76-per cent DNF rate. Cue a lively conversation chocked full of insights into finishing one of the hardest ultras on the …
 
Five world titles worth of knowledge break down the WSL grand final fantazmo fandango at Trestles, in the form of three time world champ, Michael 'Mick' 'Micktory' 'Eugene' 'White Lightning' 'Liquid Lightning' Fanning, Pauline 'Naughty Pauls' Menczer, and Barton 'Cosmo' Lynch. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Over the last couple of months we've been putting some of the newer Garmin running watches through their paces, and on this week's episode we're getting our testers' verdicts... In the first interview (21:12), Chris speaks to Gayle Hoy, the Run 4 It merchandising manager, about her experience of upgrading from the Forerunner 235 to the Forerunner 2…
 
Squidge (@SquidgeRugby) and Will (@will_owen9) have reached the final leg of the 2009 Lions tour, as the Lions are triumphant in the "dead rubber" third test. Amongst all the madness, they talk Rugby 04, cats, scrabble, crisps and Ross Ford's Tinder bio. Thanks to Tom Rosenthal for our theme music, remixed by our very own Will Owen. We'll be back s…
 
We get the scoop from Gabe Medina's coach and Swellian iconoclast, Andy King, on his way back up the Trestles track, following a week of high fidelity shralping and high drama. We get the lowdown on the unfolding Filipe Toledo drama at Trestles. Nic Von Froth buries his face in the best bush since Dirk Diggler was getting around. We go deep on the …
 
The most unbiased analysis in surfing history is about to be schvitttttssst straight into your third eye via the pineal gland, as ya boys Smivvy and Deadly break down the chances of the 10 World Championship hopefuls a week out from judgement day. Who will win? Spoiler Alert: MORGS WILL WIN! OUR SAL WILL WIN AND FEMME GOAT WILL IMPOSSIBLY WIN TOO! …
 
Jason Kelly returns to the podcast to reflect on his superb 100k debut at the Anglo Celtic Plate home countries international race, where he claimed the silver medal to give the Scottish men all three podium spots and win the team competition. In this episode Jason recounts what went right, what could have gone better, and gives an insight into the…
 
It's the big one. The second test of the 2009 Lions tour. The decider. Robbie/Squidge/whatever you want to call him (@SquidgeRugby) and Will (@will_owen9) are here to talk about it.* Or are they? Maybe they'll talk about Big The Cat, Rugby School, feline scrum-halves and Rugby Values instead? *We forgot to do an intro at the start of the pod, so in…
 
It's here. The first test of the 2009 Lions tour. We cover the match in depth, whilst still having time to discuss MLR, Ricky Januarie and Christophe Berdos. We also speculate on which musicals Stuart Barnes did and didn't write. Thanks to Tom Rosenthal for our theme tune, expertly remixed by our very own Will Owen. See acast.com/privacy for privac…
 
Run4It's resident shoe guru Finlay McAndrew returns to the podcast to talk to Chris about all things carbon-plated: the history, the development, and the surprisingly long list of benefits this growing category of shoe can present to runners as they get fine-tuned through extensive research and development.…
 
We mighta taken out the womens and mens divisions in Mexico but did you see the core lord blood bath at the other end of the Tour rankings? The Big O, the Surgeon, the Gosford Grug, Olearyzy bra, all gone. Gone! GOOOOOOOOOOONE! The Punch Drunk Pikey and Rinsed Corn go deep on what might be the darkest day in Australian Tour History. We demand a ROY…
 
We're back after a long break! We wrap up the highlights of the 2009 Lions' remaining warm-up games against the Cheetahs, Sharks, Western Province and Southern Kings. We talk more about crisps, Lee Byrne's wealth, Wanky Stick and a Nigel Owens malfunction. Thanks to Tom Rosenthal for our theme music, remixed (if that's even the word) by our very ow…
 
Chris and Will are joined by guest host Amy Byrne - assistant manager at our Glasgow City store. The trio talk on Team Run4It's answers to the question: "If you could travel back in time to when you first started running, what key lessons would you impart to your past self?" Cue a lively conversation packed full of advice - some learned at bitter c…
 
Join us in the Cubby Hole this week as we chat to motorsport maestro, Jack Benyon! We also reveal our 007 best cars, Martin delves deeply into the United States (again), Adam reviews Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and Phil shares his favourite bloopers from Thunderball! {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.…
 
Australian surfing's first ever Olympic Medallist Owen Wright joins the Swellians live from the Tokyo Games, fresh of winning the bronze. Da Big O takes us on an emotional journey through one of the biggest achievements of his career, and the biggest spectacles in world sport. SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSST! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information…
 
Join us in the Cubby Hole this week as we chat to Ariel Levy, Assistant Director on The Spy Who Loved Me! We also reveal our 007 best henchmen, Martin delves deeply into Portugal, Adam reviews Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, and Phil shares his favourite bloopers from AVTAK! {Correspondence to: rogermoorescubbyhole@gmail.com}.…
 
As Tokyo’s five ring circus kicks into gear ya boys Smivvy and Deadly break down the chances of our much loved Aussie Olympic surfing hopefuls the Iru.. Ira.. Irudu… fuck it! UP THE GELATINOUS BLOBS! The boys also deep dive into the not-much-discussed possibility that if successful, it’s the Olympics that could dismiss the WSL into the dustbin of h…
 
Chris and Will talk to Commonwealth Games medalist Robbie Simpson. Cue a lively discussion around his varied and storied running career so far across the marathon and mountain running, his recent foray into ultra-distance events as he prepares for the OCC in Chamonix, Adidas Terrex, and Hidden Peak Running - the coaching group he co-owns with Frase…
 
We hope you've been expecting us, because it's the start of Series 3! Join us in the Cubby Hole as we chat to one of the original Bond girls, Martine Beswick! We also reveal our 007 best femme fatales of the franchise, Martin delves deeply into the United States, Adam reviews Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Phil has a brand new segment! {Correspondenc…
 
A MENAGERIE of CORE Live from Bourgeoise (Byron) Bay ft. MOTE GOAT, Chris Brock, BY-GOAT, Danny Wills, Swellian Spirit Animal, Tom Carroll, Slab-Nerd-Cone-Freak ex-WSL Commish, Kieren ‘Chronic’ Perrow, and Lenno LORD, Jimmy ‘Taipan’ Wood See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By Aintthatswell surf radio
 
Chris and Will speak to Ian Stewart, founder of Trail Running Scotland - a company offering various skills courses between off-road running and mountaineering, as well as a range of guided runs across Scotland. Cue a lively conversation about running a Bob Graham Round for a stag do, staying safe and running smart in the mountains, and Ian's monstr…
 
The Battler from Baia Formosa and reigning Brazilian world champ, Italo Ferreira, joins the beating heart of the Brazilian Storm, Jadson Andre, LIVE from Narra De Janeiro. What a story it is. From starting out surfing on his fisherman father's esky lid to dominating Gabriel Medina in a Pipe Master's Showdown to claim his first World Title, Italo is…
 
Join Smivvy on a warts and all journey through the House of Foo. In a moment of altruism that far outlasted his short but exceptional life, it was opened by the legendary Hawaiian big wave surfer, Mark Foo in the 1980s. It remains the only affordable lodging on the North Shore of Oahu today. "I felt like I'd stumbled into some kind of nirvana. A ni…
 
We're back to discuss the Lions' second game on tour in 2009 against the aptly named Lions, dubbed the Golden Lions for one day. We talk at length about Earl Rose, Tiger Woods and crisps. Thanks to Tom Rosenthal for our theme music, remixed in expert fashion by our very own Will Owen. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
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