Jul 5 - 2022

Ray Zahab – Canadian Explorer + Ultra Distance Runner

About the Episode

Ray Zahab is a Canadian Explorer, ultra distance runner and Founder of non-profit impossible2Possible. A recent recipient of the Meritorious Service Cross of Canada, Ray is an Explorer in Residence of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. In 2015 Canadian Geographic recognized Ray as one of Canada’s Top Explorers. He has ran 17,000+km across the world’s deserts, and unsupported expeditions in some of the coldest places on the planet.

Ray calls the capital region home where you can see him training, playing and exploring in his own backyard.

We talked about…

  • Living and playing in the National Capital Region
  • Arctic vs Desert expeditions
  • Transitioning from “pack-a-day smoker” to explorer
  • Training with his family
  • Bringing youth on adventures with Impossible2Possible

Ray’s Website: https://www.rayzahab.com

impossible2Possible: https://www.impossible2possible.com

Kapik1: https://kapik1.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rayzahab/

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