The Stockholmer Podcast

Meet the most innovative and inspiring people living in Sweden's global capital. Former BBC radio anchor Maddy Savage delves into the city's startup, design, food, culture and wellness scenes, to sound out who's making Stockholm special, troubleshooting its challenges and shaping its future. All episodes are in English and designed for you to hear and share in around ten minutes.


S3 E08 | The influencer who transformed his life by going running

From working front-of-house at one of Stockholm's biggest clubs, Trädgarden, to reshaping the city's running community as co-captain of Ssideline City Run Club, Kristian Hell has come a long way since he moved to Europe from Australia eight years ago, on a one-way ticket with no set plans. Now a major influencer in thecapital's creative and wellness scenes, he has collaborated with big Swedish brands such as Peak Performance and holds the title of Lifestyle Concierge at one of the city's most unique hotels, Downtown Camper by Scandic. But it was a simple Facebook post that changed his fortunes forever. You can support The Stockholmer’s fully independent journalism by making a one-off secure contribution of any amount. Click the DONATE button on


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