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32 minutes | May 9, 2019
A World Record Revelation
What is success anyway? In this episode of Extra Ordinary, Adam Kimble explores the answer to that question as he runs across the United States in pursuit of a Guinness World Record. Things do not go as planned. Not only does Adam have to reroute his path across the nation, he realizes he needs to restructure his definition of success.
35 minutes | Jan 21, 2019
Living a Life in 100 Miles
Who would run 100 miles... for fun? In this episode of Extra Ordinary, we learn about the world of ultra running through the experiences of three remarkable and remarkably different runners. Each of these athletes appreciates different aspects of ultra running, from stage races in the Gobi Desert to the Tahoe 200 to finding one's way on the trails in the backcountry. At the same time, they love and understand this sport in a similar way.
17 minutes | Aug 17, 2018
David Risley: Bonus Content
In the previous episode of Extra Ordinary, we met David Risley, an ex-federal prosecutor who worked as an attorney-advisor for the Iraqi High Tribunal. When David finished that assignment, he was asked to help with terrorism investigations. Being located in Central Illinois, David wasn’t convinced the assignment would amount to much, but he ended up prosecuting one of the most significant terrorism cases in the United States.
35 minutes | Aug 17, 2018
Serving the Marsh Arabs
Have you ever felt compelled to try something that would take you out of your normal, day-to-day reality and put you into a reality you couldn’t imagine? That’s what happened to David Risley after he responded to an email with a subject line he didn’t initially believe: Detail to Baghdad. “Yeah, right,” he thought. David’s response to that email sent him to Baghdad, Iraq, and introduced him to an ancient culture he would never leave behind.
18 minutes | Aug 17, 2018
Being Ordinary Can Be Truly Extraordinary
Why is it so easy to overlook the extraordinary experiences of regular, everyday people and label them as ordinary or commonplace? Welcome to Extra Ordinary, a podcast that celebrates ordinary people and their extraordinary stories.
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