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Podcast Ep 05 – Doug Masiuk is out running diabetes

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Using the wonders of the internet, I connected up with USA based endurance runner – Doug Masiuk from outrundiabetes.org.

Living with Type 1 Diabetes for over 40 years has not stopped this man chasing his goals in any way, in 2012 he decided to run across the American continent, racking up some 5 and half thousand kilometres, then in 2015 after discovering the thrill of cycling he cycled across the American continent…same distance…different challenges.

Doug successfully reaching the Western Australian / South Australian border
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Podcast Ep 04 – Diabetes in the fast lane with April “Apes” Welsh

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Today I met up with Type 1 racing ninja – April Welsh at Barbagello race way in Wanneroo, Western Australia.

April “Apes” Welsh is slowly becoming a female superstar in the world of Formula Vee motor sport, living with Type 1 Diabetes most of her life, she has fought hard to earn her place. “Control diabetes and don’t let diabetes control you” is April’s motto.

We had a great chat about her life with sports & Type 1 diabetes, and how she came to become the first female to race formula Vee motor sport.

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Podcast Ep 03 – Grinding the tarmac with Neil McLagan

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I feel like today’s guest – Neil McLagan was made from the same material as me, we share so much in common with regards to cycling and the way we approach life and diabetes.

Neil has cycling in the blood and his passion for cycling comes out in the great things he does, last year he cycled across Australia and now he is tackling the height of Mount Everest in a single ride and all for the good of the Type 1 Diabetes community.

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Podcast Ep 02 – Fitness in the limelight with Sabrina Dee (PINked)

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On today’s episode, we caught up with Deeva and fitness legend – Sabrina Dee. Thanks to Kapitol Kitchen for looking after us for this episode.

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Catching up with Sabrina

Sabrina puts on some kickass shows with her PINked tribute band, bouncing around the stage working on her ‘stage fitness’ but it doesn’t stop there, when she gets home its off to her local CrossFit box to power through some epic WODs (workout of the day) and even competing in CrossFit masters games.

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Podcast Ep 01 – Underwater obsessions with Bec Johnson

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Super excited to introduce you to Bec Johnson – CEO of the Type 1 Diabetes family centre and otherwise known in my blog as my friend ‘The Mermaid‘, she is an incredible human who really lives the #lifewithoutlimits motto smashing out long distance solo open water ocean swims, scuba diving in very remote and incredible locations, mountain biking and sailing.

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The cyclone before the storm??

So it’s here, the epic adventure is a matter of hours away, it feels like it was only yesterday that we sat down in Dome on that wet and cold Sunday morning and decided we would embark on this adventure raising funds for the Type 1 Diabetes Family Centre…but this previous week has been cyclonic and very nearly resulted in potential disaster.