Category Archives: Podcast

Podcast #26-17 Dynamic Paddlers- Larry Gioia



Larry Gioia is management consultant at PwC, and when not traveling on business, it’s a safe bet that you can find him doing something active outside with his wife and his dog. Larry is passionate about building and connecting communities and is best known for his work in adaptive sports and advocating for people with … Continue reading Podcast #26-17 Dynamic Paddlers- Larry Gioia


Podcast #25-’17- Active Cities- Jason Miller



Jason Miller is the Assistant Director for Campus Recreation at the University of Pittsburgh and the Founder and CEO of Active Cities.  An alumnus of the University of Pittsburgh, Jason received Bachelor’s Degrees in History and Sociology and a Master of Arts in Teaching. As an undergraduate, Jason was a member of the Men’s Varsity … Continue reading Podcast #25-’17- Active Cities- Jason Miller


Podcast #24-’17- Pittsburgh Concierge Therapy- Sven Lynch



Sven Lynch, PT, DPT, is a physical therapist and the Founder of Pittsburgh Concierge Therapy.  Dr. Lynch is one of only about 100 Board-Certified Neurologic Physical Therapists in the state of Pennsylvania. He is certified as a Neurologic Certified Specialist (NCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). He is also a Certified … Continue reading Podcast #24-’17- Pittsburgh Concierge Therapy- Sven Lynch


Podcast #23-’17: Pittsburgh Off-Road Cyclists- Rick Lithgow



Rick Lithgow, in his own words:  Computer Network Engineer for Pittsburgh Consulting. Avid mountain biker. Hasher. Beer connoisseur.  He is also a Board Member of Pittsburgh Off-Road Cyclists (PORC). Show Notes:
Rick Lithgow, Board Member, Pittsburgh Off-Road Cyclists (PORC), contact info: Website: http://www.porcmtbclub.org PORC Membership e-mail: SafeTPrincess@aol.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/porcmtb/ Links mentioned in the Podcast:
Pittsburgh Hash House … Continue reading Podcast #23-’17: Pittsburgh Off-Road Cyclists- Rick Lithgow


Podcast #22-’17: Standing Crane- Don Drolet



Don Drolet has been practicing and studying Qigong and Tai Chi for over 10 years.  Don has been a student of Eastern philosophy, with a personal meditation practice of more than 20 years.  He has taught in and around the Pittsburgh Metro area for health clubs, corporate wellness programs and community organizations.  He established Standing … Continue reading Podcast #22-’17: Standing Crane- Don Drolet


Podcast #21-’17: Bike Beyond- Walt Drennan



Walt Drennan was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2000 at the age of 12.  After cycling across the United States twice (first with Bike & Build, then with The 4K for Cancer), Walt was inspired to put together his own cross-country ride to raise awareness, and funds, for Type 1 diabetes.  Walt has partnered … Continue reading Podcast #21-’17: Bike Beyond- Walt Drennan


Podcast #20-’17: Rachel Carson Trail Challenge- Steve Mentzer



Steve Mentzer is the Vice President and Events Director of the Rachel Carson Trails Conservancy.  He serves as the Organizer for the Rachel Carson Trail Challenge (a 35-mile endurance hike) and for the Baker Trail UltraChallenge (50-mile ultramarathon).  Steve is also the developer of the Rachel Carson Trails Conservancy’s event participant tracking system, the creator … Continue reading Podcast #20-’17: Rachel Carson Trail Challenge- Steve Mentzer


Podcast #19-’17: Pittsburgh Gaelic Athletic Association- Fiona Connolly & Mike Minnock



The Pittsburgh Gaelic Athletic Association (PGAA) was founded in 2010 and has since promoted the Irish sport and culture in Pittsburgh.  Of course, this was not the start of Gaelic sport in Pittsburgh.  Gaelic football has been played in Pittsburgh since the 1940s.  The tradition continues today and the PGAA is now home to three … Continue reading Podcast #19-’17: Pittsburgh Gaelic Athletic Association- Fiona Connolly & Mike Minnock


Podcast #18-’17: GoWildPA – Jon and Garry Clouner



Jon Clouner and Garry Clouner, founders of GoWildPA, are two brothers trying to motivate others to go outside and celebrate what Pennsylvania has to offer.  They get annoyed when they hear people say Pittsburgh or Western PA is a boring place to live.  One quick glance at their Instagram account (filled with pics from their … Continue reading Podcast #18-’17: GoWildPA – Jon and Garry Clouner


Podcast #17-’17: High Maintenance Pittsburgh- Rory Lazear



Rory Lazear is the Founder and Owner of High Maintenance Pittsburgh, a wellness concierge service for individuals and businesses in Pittsburgh.  High Maintenance PGH provides stress free, personalized programs connecting people with Pittsburgh’s premiere workouts and healthy dining options.  They also design and implement corporate wellness solutions, including workplace wellness programs and lunch and learns.  … Continue reading Podcast #17-’17: High Maintenance Pittsburgh- Rory Lazear