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Real Survival Stories

NOISER
51 episodes   Last Updated: Jun 19, 24
True stories of ordinary people thrust into extraordinary survival situations. Stranded in the desert. Lost in the jungle. Marooned in the mountains. Shipwrecked on the high seas. You'll hear from individuals who had everything against them. But even then, they refused to give in… New episodes Thursdays. Get every episode a week early, as well as ad-free listening, with Noiser+. For more information head to noiser.com/subscriptions. For advertising enquiries, email info@adelicious.fm Hosted by John Hopkins. Production: Joel Duddell, Mac Bexon, Luke Lonergan, Miri Pitman Latham, Rob Plummer, Cian Ryan-Morgan, Cody Reynolds-Shaw. Compositions by Oliver Baines, Dorry Macaulay, Tom Pink.

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Geoff Hunter sets out on an epic maritime adventure. He’s attempting to circumnavigate Britain in a tiny, homemade kayak. Fierce weather, rough seas and even run-ins with the military all add hurdles to the journey. But it’s off the coast of Scotland that things go from dangerous to life-threatening. Geoff will find himself half-drowned and alone - clinging onto a piece of bobbing metal - in the middle of the sea… A Noiser production, written by Macalister Bexon. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
John Lane is leading a group of friends on an adventure which is not for the faint-hearted. They’re headed hundreds of feet underground - to explore a network of caves. In this claustrophobic maze of tiny gaps and subterranean streams, many things could go wrong. If John gets in trouble, he’ll have to use every skill in his caving arsenal if he’s to breathe fresh air again… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This is a taster episode of a brand-new podcast from the Noiser network. Host Paul McGann follows the real people involved in the D-Day landings. It’s 1944 and Europe is in the grip of the Nazi war machine. But on the shores of Great Britain, thousands of men and women are planning the great fightback. What will it take to turn the tide of World War 2? Search ‘D-Day: The Tide Turns’ in your podcast app and hit follow to get new episodes each Thursday. Or listen at noiser.com Episode 2 is live now on D-Day: The Tide Turns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
ln the wilderness of Washington state, Dan Smith’s life literally hangs by a thread. After a terrifying accident, he’s left dangling in mid-air, mangled and bloody, with only a thin rope keeping him from certain death. There’s a 1500-foot drop below, the threat of avalanches above, and the nearest town is hours away. Getting out of this will require a truly heroic effort… A Noiser production, written by Chris McDonald. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Kevin DePaolo is a ‘digital nomad’. He works remotely, lives in his van, and freely travels around the United States seeking new experiences. One day, he sets out to explore the desolate plains of Santa Rita Flat. But here, suddenly, the on-the-move adventurer will find himself trapped - crushed by an immense weight, unable to escape. Somehow, Kevin must find a way to hang on, as the life is squeezed out of him… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Three friends venture into the depths of Alaska. Tackling some of the most extreme weather on Earth, they’re attempting to reach North America’s highest peak. Nigel, Steve and Anthony are experienced and well-prepared. But a series of unexpected twists will plunge them into a gruelling battle against howling tempests and debilitating frostbite - all at 20,000 feet. An act of incredible individual bravery may be their only hope… A Noiser production, written by Chris McDonald. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jean Silverwood and her family are in the middle of a once-in-a-lifetime voyage around the world. As they sail serenely through the remote waters of French Polynesia, it seems the issues that once dogged them have been left behind. But when a freak night-time collision maroons them on a coral reef, they will have to overcome their greatest challenge yet. As the boat disintegrates, Jean must risk her own life to keep all her family alive… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
An evening ride in the picturesque foothills of Southern California takes a terrifying turn. Anne Hjelle is a competitive mountain biker, used to pushing herself to the limit. But one evening in 2004, she is thrown out of nowhere into a primal struggle for her life. Even if she survives her battle with nature, what will her future hold? A Noiser production, written by Chris McDonald. For more on Anne’s story read Skin Deep. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Two rock climbers - father and son - embark on an epic adventure in the Idaho wilderness. But as they work their way up jagged ridges and towering cliffs, little do they know how far their bond will be tested. When dad David Finlayson is critically injured, young Charlie will face a situation well beyond his years. He must save his father’s life, then strike out for help alone… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Maike Hohnen is an experienced seaman. His 7-year-old son, Julian, loves getting out on the waves just as much as he does. Joined by a friend, Stephen, they fish the sparkling waters off Australia’s Sunshine Coast. They have no idea that, mere feet beneath them, disaster is brewing. Soon Maike will find himself adrift - in the middle of the ocean, in the middle of the night - with his little boy clinging on to him for dear life… A Noiser production, written by Jane Deith. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices