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22. Justine Curgenven. Kayaking the Aleutians with Sarah Outen

Always Another Adventure

Justine Curgenven is a highly accomplished expedition sea kayaker.  She helped to keep safe Sarah Outen, the round-the-world adventurer, when the pair became the first people to kayak the Aleutian Islands, the chain which stretches from Alaska into the Pacific Ocean.This interview is a companion piece to Podcast 21 with Sarah Outen.  However, it goes further and explores Justine's more recent adventures, now she has moved from Wales to Vancouver Island, Canada.Justine Curgenven's film of Kayaking the Aleutians on CackleTVCackleTV.comTwitter  YouTubeFacebookSarah Outen's film Home on Vimeo If you enjoy this podcast, please support the hosting costs by buying me a virtual coffee at www.ko-fi.com/sunartmediaCheck out our YouTube channel 

36mins

25 May 2020

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Justine Curgenven - Sea Kayaker & One of the Top Living Explorers in the UK!

Tough Girl Podcast

Justine lives in Wales, is 35 years old and started kayaking 12 years ago with a local canoe club.  When she was at university Justine loved team sports and represented England in hockey, only discovering walking, mountain biking and kayaking when she left university.   She started a career in television at about the same time she discovered kayaking, and she soon gave up her job to pursue sea kayaking adventures and film them to make a living.   Following her passion, was challenging and difficult for the first four years - people refused to believe that sea kayaking could be exciting! Justine soon changed their minds once they saw her movies. Justine is an avid and accomplished sea kayaker and has explored many of the world’s best paddling spots - New Zealand, Newfoundland, Norway, Tasmania, the Queen Charlotte Islands, Alaska, California...the list goes on! Show notes How she discovered the outdoors and fell in love with the mountain The challenges she faced of wanting to follow her passion Why it did come down to luck and her determination How she came to make her first sea kayaking video Remembering the important first steps and why she learnt to ask for what she wanted Why its important to share your goals and why you need to give 100% to your goals The expeditions that have stood out for Justine and why she kept upping the challenge after every adventure.  Taking on the Aleutian Islands, “the birth place of the winds” with Sarah Outen  Why she decided to say yes the adventure and why for her attitude is more important than skill Being told the crossings they wanted to do were impossible! (It wasn’t!) Being prepared to give it a go and being prepared to work hard and to wait for the weather 5 months for the planning and training Dealing with the long crossings and how she keeps on going The addictive feeling from from being on an adventure Dealing with the fear and worry in your head Mental tricks she uses while out Kayaking What she’s learnt from making mistakes  Dealing with fear and how she turns it into action Future challenges! Focusing more on - Fun, Family & Friends! Why she named her company - Cackle TV! Advice for women who want to get into Sea Kayaking Connect with Justine - Visit her website  & Say hi to Justine on Twitter @cackletv Sponsor the Tough Girl Podcast!! Become a Patron!

59mins

14 Feb 2017

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PK Podcast 019: Post-Trip Post-Script With Kevin Callan, Justine Curgenven and Ray Goodwin

The Paul Kirtley Podcast

Sitting down around a table in a wooden chalet in Scotland, Kevin Callan, Ray Goodwin, Justine Curgenven and I talk about the canoe trip down the river Spey we'd just finished the very same day. This is an enjoyable yet insightful reflection by four outdoors people on a fun week on the river...

1hr 25mins

16 Nov 2016

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TPZ093: Kayaking the Aleutians and Adventure Filmmaking with Justine Curgenven

The Pursuit Zone

Justine Curgenven is an expedition sea kayaker and adventure filmmaker. In her most recent expedition with teammate Sarah Outen, the two became the first to kayak the Aleutian Island chain from Adak to Homer Alaska. It was 4 months and 1500 miles of kayaking in a remote landscape with strong winds, fast currents, and rugged […] The post Kayaking the Aleutians and Adventure Filmmaking with Justine Curgenven : TPZ 093 appeared first on The Pursuit Zone.

36mins

14 Jun 2015

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PK Podcast 005: Justine Curgenven And An Aleutian Adventure

The Paul Kirtley Podcast

Award-winning adventure film-maker Justine Curgenven joins me to talk about the incredible, unprecedented sea kayak journey she and Sarah Outen made along the Aleutian Island chain and Alaskan peninsular, which resulted in a rich wilderness experience of wild, remote islands, unpredictable seas, isolated native communities and abundant wildlife...

48mins

4 Feb 2015