The Daily Rally
A weekday podcast featuring short stories of resilience in the face of big challenges and unexpected adventures.
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During a climbing trip in Greece, the adaptive athlete saw the possibility for shared experiences that can truly change our way of thinking
It took a powerful experience on a glacier in Iceland for the scientist to see reason for hope in a rapidly transforming world
A difficult breakup had the musician worried he’d lost his identity. A solo road trip reminded him of who he is.
Losing her dad on 9/11 led to years of struggle. Then the skier reconnected with the happiness he’d given her by hauling ass down a mountain.
After a grapefruit-size cancerous tumor nearly killed her, the physician committed to spending as much time as possible doing what she loves most
When the mountain guide was caught in an avalanche, he was sure it was the end. But deep inside himself he discovered the will to live.
Growing up as an immigrant had her believing that she had to be stronger than everybody else just to get by. When she started trail running, she was physically tested in ways she found thrilling.
The cyclist had taken pride in never having a serious accident. Then a fall showed him how to measure progress bit by bit.
After the ocean took away her partner, the marine biologist found a way to live with loss
The journalist was was about to quit his reporting trip down a remote river in Colombia when a group of kids reminded him that finding great stories demands that you participate in normal existence
When the adventurer began studying shipwrecks carrying enslaved people, she was scared to uncover the pain of their sad history. Then she realized the beauty of connecting with our ancestors.
After this mother of seven miraculously survived a violent car crash, she found a new purpose in climbing high-altitude peaks
The photographer and filmmaker was told his spinal injury meant no more mountain sports. But learning to play like a kid made anything possible.
The kindness of a stranger helped the organizer for the Boston Marathon overcome tragedy. Now she wants to pass the gift along, every day.
Being incarcerated at a young age taught the gear designer that we can move past our biggest mistakes—as long as we keep going
After a devastating accident, the mountain biker realized that getting back on the trail meant accepting discomfort and unpredictability
When the outdoor writer organized a long-distance bike trip for her struggling brother, she learned the value of sharing things that bring us joy
The creative was a reluctant runner until he realized that telling himself stories could get him through any distance—and help him be the person he wants to be
While snowshoeing through the woods, the somatic counselor encountered an unexpected therapy for her own depression
Following the historical route of the Black soldiers who bikepacked across the American West in 1897, he realized how strong they were—and how strong he is
After retiring from sled dog racing to raise her children, she thought the adventurous part of her life was over. Then she learned to pilot a bush plane.
A run-in with law enforcement when he was a college student spurred the Native activist to build an organization around the idea that we have to show up for each other
The multidisciplinary artist was struggling with alcoholism when they joined a trail crew in the mountains on a whim. Out there, they found a new community—and reclaimed their life.
After her brother died, the clothing designer thought outdoor sports would relieve her grief. But it took her own near-miss accident to wake her up to what she needed to hear.
When the polar explorer was at his lowest moment, he learned his most valuable lesson: kindness matters
The intrepid traveler was trapped overseas, with no end to her misadventure in sight. Taking it one day at a time changed everything.
The former soccer phenom was burnt out and angry. Then he started running every day, no matter what.
The elite ski mountaineer was struggling mightily on an expedition. To get through it, he would have to get out of his own way.
A ride on a wild stallion teaches the adventurer that the best reason to take a chance is not knowing how it will turn out
To get through the pain of losing her partner, the professional snowboarder embraces what frightens her most
Coming February 13, a weekday podcast featuring short stories of resilience in the face of big challenges and unexpected adventures