Backpacker Radio Episode #12: Niki “Bionic Woman” Rellon, First Female Hiker To Complete the Appalachian Trail on Prosthetic Leg
Niki “Bionic Woman” Rellon is the first woman to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail on a prosthetic leg. This is just the tip of the iceberg in terms of her accomplishments and life story. Tune in for the AT talk, stay to learn more about her life as a trained chef, paramedic, cross country cyclist, and champion kick boxer. Also, Badger and Chaunce engage in a heated battle of Iron Chef: Trail Food Edition.
- Chaunce’s Class of 2017 PCT Video
- Best places to trail magic on the PCT by Brooke Eller
- Photos from Bionic Woman’s accident
- Stacey Kozel’s disproven PCT thru-hike
- 13 Unlikely Appalachian Trail Hikers
- Planning a Thru-Hike from Abroad
- Badger’s Favorite Trail Snack Recipe: Flour tortilla, peanut butter, raw honey, and trail mix (must have M&Ms, go home otherwise).
- Chaunce’s Favorite Trail Snack Recipe: Bagel, pepper jack cheese, Fritos and Lay potato chips.
Zach and Chaunce’s Iron Chef challenge
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This episode was recorded at Wayfinder Co-op. Intro song Walking Slow by Animal Years.
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