Jason Zabokrtsky, owner of Ely Outfitting Company, set off Oct. 11 to bushwhack from Atikokan, Ontario to Ely. No watercraft is involved. Learn how, and why, in this conversation with Dick Swanson. You can follow his progress here.
Sarah Outen, a young British adventurer, is circling the globe by herself under her own power. She calls her expedition London 2 London Via the World, and recently became the first woman to row solo from Japan to Alaska. Buck caught up with her Oct. 7 to learn more about her 2 1/2-year-long project.
Keith Morris made an epic kayak journey recently, traveling 100 miles from Fall Lake in Ely to his cabin on Poplar Lake, in a kayak he built himself. Hear his conversation with Dick Swanson, and learn all about it.
Former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe chatted with Buck recently about football, marriage equality, and lots more. He just joined the Raiders after being let go by the Vikes.
Adam Harju, the "North Shore Bike Guy," stopped in to Studio A May 24 to talk all things bike. He does bike trail building, event promotion, advocacy for cycling, and more. Pedaling at Pincushion is June 1; the Lutsen 99er race is June 29.
Bob chatted recently with Melody Swenson, author of "Champions of Minnesota's Arrowhead: Boys Basketball State Tournament Teams." The book is very thorough, full of interesting stories and facts, and is a must for high-school basketball enthusiasts in our region. You can learn more about it here.
Buck welcomed Duluth News-Tribune outdoors editor Sam Cook to The Roadhouse May 3, where they talked about fishing openers past and present, and lots more.
Buck chatted Apr. 2 with Kevin Smith, director of communications & broadcasting for the Twins, about the previous day's home opener (at 34 degrees...), the team's chances this year, and much more.
Local filmmaker Beau Larson and Lutsen 99er bike race director Adam Harju joined Bob Nov. 30 to talk about a new documentary film, "Breaking Trail," by Beau and filmmaker Carl Hansen, which looks at the history of Lutsen Mountains, biking in Cook County, and the third Lutsen 99er, coming up in June. The film premiered Dec. 1 at North House Folk School in Grand Marais.