Crossing Continents

with Mario Rigby Episode 25

Mario Rigby walked from South Africa to Egypt. He’s an explorer who tells us about realising big dreams, big adventures & crossing continents. Mario advocates for diversity & inclusion in the outdoors & shares on his African walk, his Canadian bike ride & what’s coming next.

More from Mario in this episode:

  • How an adventurous childhood in the Turks & Caicos islands, Germany & Canada inspired a love of exploration
  • The most unexpected and surprising things he learned on his 2.5 year walk along the eastern length of Africa
  • The role of Black Panther in his journey
  • The hardest part of cycling unsupported from the Pacific to the Atlantic across Canada with a tent
  • Listening to Indigenous stories on his cross-country trip
  • Finding a purpose and leaning into it
  • Climate change and driving through Africa in an electric car

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