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Personal Best

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Personal Best turns tiny goals into grand adventures. From CBC Original Podcasts.

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Nine Fiver

36:53 | Feb 13th, 2018

Brent is a punk musician, radio announcer and an all-around fun guy who is completely unable to celebrate himself. His only hope might be a man with a keytar.

Trailer

01:47 | Dec 22nd, 2017

A self-improvement show that helps you be your best you. As best we can. Given the constraints. Coming February 14

Season 2 Update

25:14 | Nov 16th, 2018

We have an update about new episodes, a surprise and a preview of a new CBC podcast called Tai Asks Why.

A Ride on the Desert Bus

34:56 | Apr 3rd, 2018

In our final episode of the season, Julia (different Julia than before) is a messy eater. But instead of a problem with table manners, she's convinced it's something else. Something that goes all the way back to ancient Buddhist teachings.

Tragedy + Time

33:30 | Mar 27th, 2018

Two stories. Oriana can’t lie and it’s hurting those close to her. Also, Kevin wants to make his grandma laugh.

Jackie Chan’s Sleeveless Turtleneck

36:55 | Mar 20th, 2018

Yaw loved action movies as kid. As an adult, Yaw wants to land a backflip.

Extra: Check Out “On Drugs”

28:36 | Mar 19th, 2018

We’ve almost finished this week’s episode, but in the meantime we want to let you know about another CBC Original Podcast you might like. It’s called On Drugs and it explores our complicated relationship with everything from caffeine to cocaine. Chec...Show More

Cow Watch 2018

30:56 | Mar 13th, 2018

Sheryl is a city person. But she feels like she hasn’t had a chance to express her inner self — her true country self. Sheryl wants to deliver a baby cow.

Jeffin’

31:17 | Mar 6th, 2018

Two stories. Michael is a musician who goes by the stage name Non-Swimmer. To no one’s surprise, he can’t swim. Also, Toula hates cancelling plans.

The Doppelganger

31:53 | Feb 27th, 2018

Julia struggles flirting over text messages and it’s hampering her love life. But it's not just dating - she struggles with all text messages. Is it possible to communicate your authentic self via text, or are you doomed to prop up a performative hus...Show More

Let’s Go Schwimmin’

30:57 | Feb 21st, 2018

Two stories. It’s tragic when you can’t communicate to those closest to you. For Manu, it’s his local cashier. Also, Jan is overwhelmed by menu options.

One Time Snooze

36:01 | Feb 13th, 2018

Robin is a chronic snoozer. She’s constantly late for work, sleeping in for upwards of two hours. She's also been keeping an elaborate secret since high school.