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Headshot of Buffy Burge racing the Green River Race in her green wig looking fierce.

Ep #4: Returning to Extreme Racing as a 50yro Mom with Buffy Burge

In this episode of The Discomfort Zone Podcast, Buffy Burge, a pioneer in Class V river running, talks about returning to extreme racing at the age of 50, after a 23 year hiatus, to race the Green with her teenage son. She shares why she feels that it’s important to be a strong role model […]

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Ep#3: Climbing Everest and following the beat of your own drum with Philip Henderson

In this episode of The Discomfort Zone podcast, Philip Henderson, the leader of the first all African American Everest expedition, and pioneer in promoting outdoor activities for underrepresented communities, shares his insights on embracing discomfort and overcoming fear and anxiety. We talk about the importance of making choices based on personal growth and happiness, rather

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Anna Levesque and Andrew Holcombe on the river together. Thumbnail for episode 2 of the Discomfort Zone Podcast

Ep #2: Navigating discomfort in relationships with Andrew Holcombe

 In this episode of the Discomfort Zone podcast, Anna and her husband, Andrew Holcombe, (they met on the freestyle kayak competition circuit in the early 2000s), discuss their experiences with discomfort and navigating challenges in their relationship. They share their top 3 discomfort zone challenges as a couple, including the decision not to have children

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