#17 Ben Brown - The Life of New Zealand's First Red Bull Athlete


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Ben Brown is considered a New Zealand whitewater legend. He's completed at least nine first descents of rivers or rapids in nine different countries. He became the first Kiwi to be given a Red Bull helmet, which is akin to being knighted in the world of extreme sports. And now he's started his own TV show, Built to Fish TV, which is gaining a huge online following.
In this episode, we talk about how Ben got started with kayaking on the Waikato River in his hometown of Hamilton, the extreme life of a Red Bull athlete, and some of his most incredible adventures, including kayaking through rebel territory and crocodile-infested waters in Uganda.
We also get into facing fear, flow states, and bouncing back from a couple of horrific injuries.
This is a rare insight into the life of someone who's constantly pushing the boundaries of what's possible.
Follow Ben on Instagram here
Watch Built to Fish TV on Facebook here
Or visit https://builttofish.tv/
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