Episode 025 - Duncan Slater Part 2

Having successfully completed the trek to the South Pole, double amputee Duncan Slater could easily have rested on his laurels, but instead he decided to take on an even more daunting challenge - the Marathon Des Sables. Touted as the toughest land race on earth, participants cover 252km through some of the most inhospitable terrain on the planet - the Sahara desert. Had Duncan bitten off more than even he could chew this time around? Tune in to find out!

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THF Superfight #11 (Abraham Lincoln vs. A Samurai)

Superfight is a card game which pits unlikely figures against one another in an imaginary combat arena. 
Each player randomly draws a character card and attributes which might strengthen or weaken their chances of survival. Then they go head to head in a battle to the death for your entertainment.

 

On the fight card this week:

Round 1: Abraham Lincoln vs. A Samurai

Round 2: Redneck vs. Gandhi

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Episode 024 - Duncan Slater Part 1

Duncan Slater was on patrol in Afghanistan as part of Operation Pather’s Claw in 2009 when his vehicle drove over a roadside bomb. The explosion threw him from the vehicle, breaking nearly every bone in his body. After more than a year of complications during rehabilitation, he made the decision to have both legs amputated. Four years later he skied to the South Pole along with Prince Harry to raise funds for ‘Walking with the Wounded' - this is part one of his extraordinary journey!

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A Glimpse of Things to Come

I am so excited about the calibre of guests I have been lucky enough to talk in recent weeks - it is so tempting to release more than one episode a week, rather than hold onto the interviews and maintain our weekly broadcast schedule! However, rather than bombard you with information, I thought I would do the next best thing and give you a taste of things to come. 

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THF Superfight #10 (Leprechaun vs. The Illuminati)

Superfight is a card game which pits unlikely figures against one another in an imaginary combat arena. 
Each player randomly draws a character card and attributes which might strengthen or weaken their chances of survival. Then they go head to head in a battle to the death for your entertainment.

On the fight card this week:

Round 1: Abraham Lincoln vs. A Samurai

Round 2: Bruce Lee vs. The Men in Black

Round 3: Sumo wrestler vs. Velociraptor

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Episode 023 - Caspar Craven

Caspar Craven was a successful business man with three young children and every reason to double down on his comfortable life in the city. So what possessed him to take his family with him on a two year sailing odyssey around the world? What did he learn on that voyage and how is he now applying them to his consultancy work with life partners and business leaders? Tune in to find out!

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THF Superfight #9 (Secret Agent vs. Supermodel)

Superfight is a card game which pits unlikely figures against one another in an imaginary combat arena. 
Each player randomly draws a character card and attributes which might strengthen or weaken their chances of survival. Then they go head to head in a battle to the death for your entertainment.

On the fight card this week:

Round 1: Secret Agent vs. A supermodel

Round 2: Justin Bieber vs. Senior citizen bowling team

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Episode 022 - Sally Kettle

Sally Kettle is an adventurer, author and ambassador for the Girl Guide movement. She has rowed the Atlantic Ocean not once but twice, she has crossed the Pyrenees in the footsteps of wartime heroine  Nancy Wake and has served as a first responder following the 2010 earthquake in Sumatra. Sally is certainly an inspirational figure, but her most impressive quality is not her tenacity or feats of endurance, but her authenticity and insistence that she presents herself as a real and flawed human being, rather than an airbrushed role model.

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THF Superfight #8 (Marshmallow Man vs. a cheetah)

Superfight is a card game which pits unlikely figures against one another in an imaginary combat arena. 
Each player randomly draws a character card and attributes which might strengthen or weaken their chances of survival. Then they go head to head in a battle to the death for your entertainment.

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Episode 21 - Scott Allison

Scott Allison is Professor of Psychology at the University of Richmond and is one of the leading researchers in leadership and modern heroism studies. He has published numerous books including ‘Reel Heroes’, a study of heroism on the silver screen, and more recently the ‘Handbook of Heroism and Heroic leadership’. Scott has presented at numerous conferences, including 'The Hero Roundtable’ and he is on the board of Phil Zimbardo’s ‘Heroic Imagination Project’.

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THF Superfight #7 (Christian Wolff vs. A Swarm of Bees)

Superfight is a card game which pits unlikely figures against one another in an imaginary combat arena. 
Each player randomly draws a character card and attributes which might strengthen or weaken their chances of survival. Then they go head to head in a battle to the death for your entertainment.

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Episode 020 - Roman Krznaric

Roman Krznaric is a social philosopher and is the author of a number of bestselling books which have been translated into more than 20 languages. He is the founder of the world’s first ‘Empathy Museum’ and a digital ‘Empathy Library’. Roman has been a Human Rights campaigner and most recently he’s published a compelling study of Horace’s sage advice that we should seize the day, entitled ‘Carpe Diem Regained’.

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THF Superfight #6 (A Rhino vs. John Wick)

Superfight is a card game which pits unlikely figures against one another in an imaginary combat arena. 
Each player randomly draws a character card and attributes which might strengthen or weaken their chances of survival. Then they go head to head in a battle to the death for your entertainment.

 

 

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Episode 019 - Shaniqua Benjamin & 'Young People Insight'

Shaniqua Benjamin is a writer, blogger and youth leader who is based in Croydon, South London. She is the creator of 'Young People Insight’, which is a platform through which she and her community can engage in critical conversations around education, violence and knife crime, mental health and other challenges she and her peers wrestle with every day. Despite the sometimes bleak cultural landscape of postmodern Britain, Shaniqua’s message is one of hope and empowerment.

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THF Superfight #5 (A shark vs Danny Larruso)

Superfight is a card game which pits unlikely figures against one another in an imaginary combat arena. 
Each player randomly draws a character card and attributes which might strengthen or weaken their chances of survival. Then they go head to head in a battle to the death for your entertainment.

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Episode 018 - Justin Wren

Justin Wren is a heavyweight mixed martial artist who has fought in both the UFC and now for Bellatore, his explosive style and lion-hearted approach to his matches earning him a loyal following. However, it is Justin's work in the heart of the Congo to end slavery and bring clean water and agriculture to the tribes living there, that makes him such an extraordinary role model. His mission to bring lasting change to a once forgotten people, is one based on faith and fortitude - and he's only just getting started!

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THF Superfight #4 (Dalton vs Dolph Lundgren

Superfight is a card game which pits unlikely figures against one another in an imaginary combat arena. 
Each player randomly draws a character card and attributes which might strengthen or weaken their chances of survival. Then they go head to head in a battle to the death for your entertainment.

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Episode 017 - Sam Morris

Sam Morris is the creator of a unique mentoring program called ‘Zen Warrior Training’. When he was just 24, Sam experienced a catastrophic event which was to shape the rest of his life. Paralysed from the waist down, Sam had a choice to make: to give up, or discover the tools and skills needed to experience a new kind of freedom. Not only did Sam undertake that journey with a full heart, but he chose to share the secrets he discovered along the way with the rest of us!

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