June 9-June 11th, 2017 OutFound Series

Shelby Stanger is the host for the speaker portion of the OutFound Series, a 3-day adventure sports and outdoor innovation festival in Oregon June 9-11th. Speakers include: Miir Founder Bryan Pape, Olukai Co-Founder Bill Worthington, Professional Waterman Mark Healey,...

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May 6, 2017 – REI Force of Nature Speaker Presentation

REI San Diego's Women's Force of Nature event - an evening of celebration, inspiration, and empowerment! Journalist and traveler, Shelby Stanger, will be speaking about her personal journey and the wild leap of faith she took into pursuing a life outside--a decision...

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Playing on a Bigger Playground this New Year

Playing on a Bigger Playground this New Year

PLAYING ON A BIGGER PLAYGROUND Last New Year’s Eve, I resolved to play on a bigger playground when it came to work. As a journalist, I wanted to publish my stories for a wider audience. I thought the best way was to write stories for magazines with wider distribution....

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Why Podcast? Why Get Wild?

Why Podcast? Why Get Wild?

What are you doing and why? I am getting this question a lot right now, and it’s never felt so damn good to answer it. To keep it short, this is the podcast and platform I wish I had when I was wavering on quitting my job in 2009 at the height of the...

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Welcome to Wild Ideas Worth Living!

Welcome to Wild Ideas Worth Living!

After 20 years as a freelance adventure and business journalist who has interviewed people who have done some pretty wild adventures — from running across the USA, to surfing giant waves, writing best-selling books, sailing around the world, climbing mountains and starting thriving businesses — people always ask me, how did your subjects come up… read more

Podcast Reviews

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    June 11, 2019 by rorieduncan from United States

    Shelby is the type of person you want to be best friends with. She has a fresh way of reporting, and preaches “being authentically you” while living that motto herself. The guests she brings are inspiring, and she is inspiring herself. This is a well-edited podcast, and I highly recommend!

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