Heading out on a routine patrol in Afghanistan was the last thing David Macdonald remembered prior to waking up in a hospital, three weeks later and half a world away. His first question, "do I still have my legs”?
In this deeply moving episode of the Silvercore Podcast, David shares his harrowing experience that landed him in the hospital and his subsequent remarkable journey towards physical and mental healing. As a passionate advocate for soldiers facing similar struggles, David...
Join us on the Silvercore Podcast as we dive into the inspiring journey of Jeff Depatie, a Canadian sniper and advocate for post-traumatic growth. From his idyllic upbringing in nature to his experiences in Canada's elite special forces Joint Task Force 2 (JTF2), Jeff shares his wisdom on self-discovery, overcoming adversity, and the power of connecting with the outdoors.
Get ready for a captivating conversation that will leave you motivated and craving more.
Join host Travis Bader in an exhilarating episode of the Silvercore podcast featuring the dynamic and passionate master of meats.... Jeff Senger. Jeff answers Silvercore Club members questions relating to processing game meat and his responses will likely surprise even some of the most seasoned hunters.
This is a captivating discussion about the art of meat processing, the thrilling dance of slaughter, and the untapped potential of waste meat. Discover how Jeff and his team, lovingly known...
In this captivating episode of the Silvercore Podcast, we sit down with professional skier and stuntman Ian McIntosh. From his awe-inspiring skiing adventures to surviving a harrowing 1,600-foot fall off a mountain in Alaska, Ian shares his remarkable journey and the lessons he's learned along the way. Join us as we delve into Ian's passion for the outdoors, his upbringing in the mountains, and how he's redefining what it means to be an outdoorsman. Get ready for an inspiring conversation...
Sachin, an accomplished athlete and adventurer, shares his incredible journey of running 22 marathons in 22 days and his ambitious goal of running across Canada.
Discover the power of setting goals, finding like-minded supporters, and the true value of personal fulfillment beyond monetary rewards. Tune in to this engaging conversation that will leave you motivated to pursue your own dreams and support others in their endeavors.
Don't miss out on the positive and educational content of the...
This is the historic first time a BC Conservation Officer has spoken on a podcast.
Ron is a 26 year veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces, having served twice in Afghanistan. Fittingly, Ron belongs to the Ojibwe Bear Clan which is known for being protectors of the people, community and the environment. Ron uses the opportunity to provide a unique perspective on the benefits and challenges faced by BC Conservation Service. Ron answers Silvercore Club members questions and provides a...
Join Travis Bader and Paul Ballard as they transport you to a captivating spring turkey hunt around the campfire. In this episode, they expertly answer your burning questions about camouflage for hunting.
Unveil the well-guarded secrets of successful hunting as Travis and Paul delve into topics such as blending seamlessly with nature, controlling scent, and mastering silent movements. Whether you're an experienced hunter or an aspiring enthusiast, this immersive adventure into the wild...
Abandoned by his birth mom on the side of the road at 9 years of age, Jamie was determined to overcome his life challenges and in turn form a relationship with his fears in a truly inspiring way. Jamie recounts his acceptance into the 3rd battalion parachute regiment and the counter terrorism special forces support group (SFSG), and how he became a world champion skydiver and base jumper. Jamie was top of the world until a near fatal accident literally and figuratively brought him back to...
Sabrina Smelko is the past host of HGTV’s "Save my Reno”, an award winning illustrator and designer and creative juggernaut who specializes in helping others find adventure, fulfillment and joy in their endeavours. Based on her growing understanding of herself at a young age, she turned down the lucrative lifestyle of the corporate TV world to pursue her passion for the outdoors, holistic modalities and sparking excitement in others.
Sabrina has been a major player on the Silvercore...
It was clear the conversation wasn't over and Travis and Sean felt the topics discussed were too valuable to not record.
This is an addendum to the popular Silvercore Podcast 107 episode. Make sure to download if you haven't already.
In addition to his massive success in business, Sean Zubor is an aspiring pilot and trapper and seized the opportunity quiz Travis.
- How can a person get an authorization to carry a handgun in Canada?- Can handguns still be purchased in Canada? - Are hunters...
Sean Zubor is a former professional MMA fighter, accomplished sheep hunter, and the highly successful co-founder of the multi billion dollar sales Stonehaus Realty.
Standing on the precipice of his next “all in move” Sean shares some of the secrets to his success and outlines a path for the hunting and firearms community to follow to achieve similar heights for their community.
This is a unique insight into the mind of a passionate and driven husband, father, hunter and entrepreneur whose...
A candid conversation with world renowned hunter and conservationist Jim Shockey. As a hunter, Jim has deeper connection than most with the reality of life and death, but now faces the unthinkable challenge of loosing the love of his life to terminal lung cancer. This is an incredibly moving and inspiring conversation that delves deep into Jim’s passion for life and explores the inspiration and purpose of his highly anticipated new book, Call me Hunter.
Pre-order Call Me Hunter...
10-33 is the radio code for “Officer in need of Immediate Assistance”. It is also the aptly named title of the "Ten Thirty Three" podcast hosted by retired police officer Nathan Kapler. Nathan is incredibly honest in sharing his struggles with mental health, addiction and dealing with the trauma he has sustained through life and through his career with the RCMP. His hope is that others may benefit from his perspective and experience and he uses the power of story to continue his lifelong...
He had his credit card compromised and attempted identity theft. Now he teaches others the secrets hackers use to compromise your security.
TJ Bettles put his computer training into high gear and learned all the tricks and tactics cyber thieves use to compromise your security and applies his knowledge through his ethical hacking company, White Hat Cyber Security Solutions. Just like in the 1992 Robert Redford movie “Sneakers” companies around the world will employ White Hat Security...
If you hunt, or eat meat, this podcast should be considered essential listening if you to ensure you are eating the best meat possible.
Jeff Senger left a fast paced high paying job in the world of accounting to pursue his passion for both domestic and wild game meat. Jeff is a Ted Talk alumni and runs Sanguda Custom Meat Packers as well as Modest Meats in Edmonton Alberta. Jeff is by far one of the most passionate and knowledge people I have ever talked to on the topic of meat. His...
Feeling dissatisfied with his life, Christopher Lee left his cushy job with a prestigious hotel to pursue a career as a special forces Green Beret Medical Sergeant. Now, Chris uses everything he has learned from pushing himself to the extreme to help others achieve success in their lives through his company Top Tier Performance Coaching.
Listen as Chris distils his experiences and hard earned life lessons in Silvercore Podcast 101.
Andrew Arrabito is larger than life in most every way. From humble beginnings of extreme hardship and loss, Andrew has been able to use adversity to calibrate himself towards success. Not many people would view Navy Seal BUDS training as “fun”, but Andrew’s positive perspective has allowed him to excel and nearly everything he sets his mind to.
Andrews drive and determination, loyalty and friendship and unique leadership style have resulted in the premier knife company, Half Face...
Silvercore Podcast, behind the scenes. We asked for your questions and feedback and were blown away by the response. Nothing was off limits and every comment and question that was asked by the Silvercore Podcast audience and past guests was answered on this special 100th episode. This is an inside look into the inner workings of Silvercore, the podcast, the challenges and successes we have seen and what our aspirations for the future are.
Thank you to everyone who has been on this journey...
To quote past Silvercore Podcast guest Shaun Taylor, “Seb Lavoie is a true leader”. Seb spent his career protecting others both in Canada’s military and as Sgt. Major of of the BC RCMP Emergency Response Team and he continues the role of protector through the private and public work he does helping others aspire to be their best. This is a powerful episode where Seb and Travis have a candid discussion on mental health, progressive leadership, overcoming fear, handling panic, why Seb left the...
Lt. Col. David Grossman, renowned author of “On Killing” and “On Combat” has teamed up with Linda Miller and Keith Cunningham, trainers of professional marksman at Canada’s prestigious MilCun Training Centre, to write the much anticipated “On Hunting”.
The book On Hunting draws from ecology, philosophy, and anthropology and is sprinkled with campfire stories which appeals to hunters and non-hunters alike.
On Hunting shows that the need for hunting for both mankind as well as the wild...
Mark Kenyon, renowned conservationist, host of the massively popular Wired To Hunt podcast, author, angler, hunter and resident Whitetail guy at Meateater talks about his journey as a hunter, father and husband.
Mark is a true ambassador in the outdoors world and humbly leads through though his actions and example and embraces the virtues of a modern day stoic.
Mark explores what success means to him personally, as a business man and as a hunter and shares his inner thoughts for others to...
Do aliens exist
How can you change your frequency
The power of mediation
Adapting successfully to rapidly changing world
The role of A.I.
John Sanei is a 4 time bestselling author, co-host of The Expansive podcast, keynote speaker and future strategist. John has been helping others learn to be adaptable and resilient so that they may thrive in an ever changing world.
This is a great episode of the Silvercore Podcast which delves into how our perceptions today can affect what we can...
The BC grizzly bear hunt, indigenous hunting, federal gun bans and much more. Nothing is off limits in this information packed episode of the Silvercore Podcast with BC Wildlife Federation executive director Jesse Zeman.
Jesse is an incredibly informed and articulate advocate for conservation. Jesse shares his thoughts on the future of hunting and provides actionable steps that everyone can utilize for the betterment of our shared resources.
BC Wildlife Federation: https://bcwf.bc.ca/...
Like many people, Zachary Hanson was tired of the day to day grind. Feeling disillusioned with his life trajectory as an artificial intelligence expert, and yearning for a deeper connection with the natural environment Zach dove head first into simplifying his life. Moving to a remote town in Idaho, population 35, Zach learned to hunt, trap and has written the book Turning Feral which documents his journey.
If you have ever fantasized what it would be like to live a more self reliant...