Beyond the Ordinary S2 E2

Red Bull X-Alps is an elite adventure race – and for most of the men and women taking part – a competition they don’t have a hope in hell of winning. This exceptional story is taken from redbull.com.

Episode Transcript
Duration
15 min
Published On
15 June 2021
Language
English
Podcast: Beyond the Ordinary

Trailer – the new season is here

Season 2 Episode 02 min · 08.06.2021
Season 2 is available now! Meet the people pushing the boundaries of sport, adventure, gaming, culture and more. With new episodes each Tuesday, make sure you follow to be the first to hear the latest episodes.
Beyond the Ordinary S2 E1

Vali Höll’s surprise call from Rachel Atherton

Season 2 Episode 125 min · 09.06.2021
Even without a World Cup win, 19-year-old Austrian Valentina 'Vali' Höll is already tipped to be the future champion of downhill. She grew up idolising Rachel Atherton, and now she gets to learn from her hero.
Podcast: Beyond the Ordinary S2 E2

12 days of agony and ecstasy – Red Bull X-Alps

Season 2 Episode 215 min · 15.06.2021
Red Bull X-Alps is an elite adventure race – and for most of the men and women taking part – a competition they don’t have a hope in hell of winning. This exceptional story is taken from redbull.com.
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Meet abalone diver and surfer, Benn Richardson

Season 2 Episode 320 min · 22.06.2021
After his pro surfing career stalled, Benn Richardson shifted his career focus. He took to diving for abalone, regularly spending four hours at a time in cold, shark-infested waters off the Tasmanian coast.
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Psychology of fear: how athletes conquer heights

Season 2 Episode 424 min · 29.06.2021
Cliff divers Gary Hunt, Aimee Harrison and Rhiannan Iffland, rock climber Emily Harris and psychologist Dr Jamie Barker delve into the psychology of fear (adapted from articles on RedBull.com by Josh Sampiero).
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Freerunning: when every street is your playground

Season 2 Episode 522 min · 06.07.2021
Pro freerunners Jason Paul, Hazal Nehir and Didi Alaoui and freerunning event director Nico Wlcek talk about seeing the world as a playground – where every roof, tree or park bench is a jumping-off point for adventure.
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A diary from the world’s toughest adventure race

Season 2 Episode 628 min · 13.07.2021
For 13 brutal days paraglider Tom de Dorlodot battled weather, fatigue and demoralising setbacks as he competed in the world’s toughest adventure race: Red Bull X-Alps. We tracked him every step of the way.
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This is how to be superhuman

Season 2 Episode 733 min · 20.07.2021
Ultrarunner Rob Pope and cross-country skier Veronika Mayerhofer, who is a mental performance specialist at the Red Bull Athlete Performance Center in Austria, talk about how athletes achieve the seemingly impossible.
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Dancers whose lives have been changed by breaking

Season 2 Episode 818 min · 27.07.2021
B-Boys RoxRite, Lil Zoo and Neguin come from completely different parts of the world, but the Red Bull BC One All Stars crew members all have the same thing in common: their lives have been forever changed by breaking.