Pushing All Mental & Physical Boundaries With Cape Town’s Malin Kirjonin

May 15, 2020

On this episode of the Salted Spirit Podcast, Malin Kirjonin, a Swedish stunt double living the dream in South Africa joins us after her choppy sunset surf and a full day of filming. Gear up and hear stories of her diving through windows, ditching motorcycles mid air and bobbing in big ocean waves behind the camera. Malin gives advice and shares stories on how to dial into a passionate community; in her case professional boxing, professional fighting and kitesurfing.


HIGHLIGHTS From The Episode: 

  • Life as a tomboy growing up in Sweden
  • Tracing her roots back from the Finnish war, and listening to prisoner stories from grandma and grandpa
  • The benefits of female solo world travel; America +  Spain + Australia + South Africa  
  • How Malin dialed into the stunt double community in Cape Town, and how you can dial into yours
  • Professional fighting to professional boxing; the badass pendulum swings
  • Why diving through windows head first and getting jerked off a motorcycle is fun and a lifelong goal

Links / Resources:

Website: http://www.malinkirjonen.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/malinkirjonen/?hl=en

Blood Drive TV Series: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4898282/

Resident Evil Movie: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120804/

Annelie Pompe: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annelie_Pompe

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