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Episode 2, The Outsiders Project and camping on Snowdon's summit

15th August 2021

๐ŸŽ‰ Episode 2 of On The Outside ๐ŸŽ‰

This episode was recorded on Wednesday 11th August with myself hosting, and Ani Patas, Oge Ejizu and Soraya Abdel-Hadi on the panel.

Today's episode talks about how best to respond to racist stunts, horses being treated badly at the Olympics (and the fabled origins of the modern pentathlon) and outdoors festivals.

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You can find the transcript and full show notes - including links to all the articles mentioned in the episode - on the website.

And a small announcement on the schedule for the podcast: new episodes will be released on 15th and 30th of the month!

- Fran

And in other news...

These are the stories we didn't quite have time to discuss in this episode

  • The Outsiders Project posted this article on Equine Therapy. We wanted to try and squeeze this into Soraya's segment but thought it was such a massive topic! We have shelved it, but I'm sure horses for therapy will come up in another episode. Read more >>

  • Frit and Ani were both (separately) at the Women In Adventure film festival in Sheffield on 6th August. You can watch the films yourself here >>

  • Does Olympic climbing go against the 'true nature' of the sport? And how will it filter down to grassroots and funding? Read more >>

  • A wild camper, who camped at Snowdon's summit, shared the incredible sunrise over the national park - but the Park Authority told them off for being there. Read more >>

  • The UK outdoors needs to talk about money...


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