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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Gary Sizer. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Gary Sizer, often where they are interviewed.

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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Gary Sizer. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Gary Sizer, often where they are interviewed.

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Episode 16: Gary Sizer

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Episode 16 features Gary Sizer, a podcast host, audiobook narrator, and long-distance hiker who gained Reddit fame from his before and after photos of hiking the Appalachian Trail. Gary's latest book, Home is Forward, is available now, and check out his podcast Stories From The Trail.
Aug 14 2019 · 1hr 2mins
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13 - Gary Sizer

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As a United States Marine, Gary Sizer fell in love with backpacking and being outdoors. So in 2014, when the direction of his employer shifted drastically and he saw the writing on the wall, he did what so many aspire to do: he quit, started planning a thru-hike, and in 2014, took off from Georgia for Mt. Katahdin, Maine. His hike became a story of experiencing the little things, enjoying the stillness of the outdoors and ultimately learning that life doesn’t always adhere to a pre-determined script.

Jul 11 2018 · 25mins

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#13 | The Trail Days Show! Ft. The Real Hiking Viking, Gary Sizer, & Megan Thompson

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"Thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail is just section hiking the earth." - The Real Hiking Viking

If Comic Con and Burning Man had a baby- and that baby was raised on the Appalachian Trail- this festival baby would be none other than Trail Days.  And that's precisely the recording location of Episode 13 of Backpacker Radio.  Badger is joined by The Real Hiking Viking as well as the dynamic duo of Stories from the Trail, Gary Sizer and Megan Thompson, to talk about Trail Days, thru-hiking, the military, The Lone Star Trail (again, unfortunately), FKT training for the Colorado Trail, and much more.  Weaved throughout the episode are interviews with 2018 AT thru-hikers, touching on their favorite moments from their journey so far.  And last but certainly not least is a conversation with Tom Kennedy, co-founder of Hike for Mental Health, an organization dedicated to eliminating the stigma of mental health disorders while raising money for research, and promoting the health benefits of being out in nature.

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This episode was recorded at Wayfinder Co-op. Intro song Walking Slow by Animal Years.

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Jun 12 2018 · 1hr 34mins
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Episode #10 - Gary Sizer (Green Giant)

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  Gary Sizer is a former US Marine who hiked the AT in 2014. We never met on the trail, but we are now Facebook friends. Gary wrote a book about his experiences and while that is going really well, his current claim to fame is an amazing picture posted on Reddit that shows the devastating effects that the AT can have on a hiker's body. Gary is a good sport for allowing this to be shown here, though, as it has been seen more than 3,000,000 times, it might be regarded as a trifle late to keep it under wraps!! There are a bunch of ways to contact Gary and share his story. His books (Kindle, paperback and audiobook) can be found on Amazon. He's accessible on Twitter and Facebook, as well as at his website, wheresthenextshelter If you'd like to follow me, I'm also on Twitter and Facebook and you can find all the podcasts, plus videos and photographs, at my website mightyblueontheat

Nov 24 2016 · 50mins

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HCR-15-130 Thanksgiving and Black Friday Shopping. Gary Sizer Visit The Show

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It's Thanksgiving week, and many folks have a lot to look forward to. On today's show, Skip and Daniel talk about Black Friday shopping. This year some companies are providing workers time off to spend with family and loved ones, while others are calling employees to work on Thanksgiving Day. Hear what they have to say about it. Also, Gary Sizer is back on the program this week, talking about his new book. And he already has plans to hit the hiking trail again.

Nov 22 2015 · 30mins