Wednesday, 04 May 2022 21:39

#pitopod #17 | Shane Ohly: Climber, Runner & Race Director

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Welcome to episode 17 of Paths in the Outdoors podcast, this episode we talk to Shane Ohly, who has a passion for all things adventure, with his take on the definition of the term.

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He started when he was a teenager as a climber, establishing himself as ‘loose cannon’ of the sport, climbing bold solos and admits that there was an element of recklessness. He then transitioned into a mountain runner, focusing on orienteering based races, as well as big mountain routes. Shane talks about his dedication to the whatever adventure he sets his mind to.

Nowadays, he is race director at Ourea Events, still getting out to climb and run, but the logistics of planning world renowned running events, like the Dragons Back or Skyline Scotland, keeps him busy. We discuss the safety aspects he has developed and the environmental management that goes into these events, amongst other things.

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