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    • Wilderness
    • 5.0, 79 Ratings

Asking adventurers, athletes and those with inspiring stories, why?

Join Ben Sheppard & a new guest every other Wednesday!

#WhyInTheWorld 🌍

    Fran Turauskis

    Fran Turauskis

    Fran Turauskis is an lover of everything adventure, from hiking the Camino solo to running ultras. Fran also champions epilepsy awareness after being diagnosed in 2015 and hosts her own podcast called ’Seize your adventure’.Episode Note, this episode was recorded remotely during lockdown and not in person as normal.Follow us on Instagram.Ben Sheppard - https://www.instagram.com/bensheppard93WITW - https://www.instagram.com/WhyInTheWorldPodFran Turauskis - https://www.instagram.com/frantictwalks/?hl=en

    • 43 min
    Fergus Crawley

    Fergus Crawley

    Fergus Crawley is a mental health advocate who has turned his hand to ultra endurance. With an impressive adventure CV that is constantly growing Fergus continues to push the boundaries of what is possible while telling his story and showing others that it’s okay not to feel okay.Episode Note, this episode was recorded remotely during lockdown and not in person as normal.Follow us on Instagram.Ben Sheppard - https://www.instagram.com/bensheppard93WITW - https://www.instagram.com/WhyInTheWorldPodFergus Crawley - https://www.instagram.com/ferguscrawley/?hl=en

    • 57 min
    Ben Sheppard & Jake Lowe

    Ben Sheppard & Jake Lowe

    Something a little different as our host Ben Sheppard recounts his experience pre, during and post his 24 hour track challenge with fellow podcaster and runner Jake Lowe. The clips are taken from Jake’s show ‘Running with Jake - The Plodcast’. If you’d like to donate to Globals make some noise and Ben’s challenge then the donation link is below.Ben Sheppard - https://www.instagram.com/bensheppard93WITW - https://www.instagram.com/WhyInTheWorldPodJake Lowe - https://www.instagram.com/runningwithjake/?hl=enDonate - https://makesomenoise.charitycheckout.co.uk/pf/capitalsultimate24hourchallenge-a8121

    • 49 min
    Alex Staniforth

    Alex Staniforth

    Alex is a record-breaking adventurer, endurance athlete, author and mental health activist, in both 2015 and 17 he ventured to Nepal to take on Everest and ultimately both trips ended in tragedy. He’s now inspiring others through his charity ‘mind over mountains’ and has completed many other amazing challenges.Episode Note, this episode was recorded before any of the current social distancing and lockdown measures came into place.Follow us on Instagram.Ben Sheppard - https://www.instagram.com/bensheppard93WITW - https://www.instagram.com/WhyInTheWorldPodAlex Staniforth - https://www.instagram.com/alexstaniforth_/?hl=enMind Over Mountains - https://mindovermountains.org.uk

    • 48 min
    Cameron Jeffers

    Cameron Jeffers

    Cameron Jeffers is a high level cyclist and YouTuber who has 100K subscribers, he’s done some amazingly imaginative challenges on his channel and works to show that cycling is accessible to the masses.Episode Note, this episode was recorded before any of the current social distancing and lockdown measures came into place.Follow us on Instagram.Ben Sheppard - https://www.instagram.com/bensheppard93WITW - https://www.instagram.com/WhyInTheWorldPodCameron Jeffers - https://www.instagram.com/cameronjeffersCam's YouTube -https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWNFuWRs3xp-Kj3RWV1ktMw

    • 34 min
    Rhys Jenkins

    Rhys Jenkins

    In 2019 Rhys Jenkins became the first Welshman to complete what is widely considered the world's toughest footrace, The Badwater 135. He’s now set his sights on building a legacy in the race as well as continuing to grow his own Ultra brand Pegasus.Episode Note, this episode was recorded before any of the current social distancing and lockdown measures came into place.Follow us on Instagram.Ben Sheppard - https://www.instagram.com/bensheppard93WITW - https://www.instagram.com/WhyInTheWorldPodRhys Jenkins - https://www.instagram.com/rjenko11/?hl=enPegasus - https://www.pegasusultrarunning.com/about/

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
79 Ratings

79 Ratings

mendip mare ,

Inspirational

What a brilliant podcast . Just binged on the first 3 episodes . Feel really inspired by some of these amazing people . Ben has got a super interview style and really gets the best out of them . Thoroughly entertaining. Well done 🤗

benkay119 ,

Inspiring

Has to be my favourite podcast. So inspirational and gets you dreaming of doing your own challenges. Have shared with so many who love endurance and the outdoors. Thanks so much 👍🏼

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Great Production Inspiring Guests

Ben has a rare interview style in that his friendly and good humoured style somehow delves deep into his guests motivation, ambition and fears. Thoroughly entertaining and encouraging.

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