Posts by Scott Davidson

Resiliency, Recovery, and BJJ – Maximiliano Ulloa York

Resiliency, Recovery, and BJJ – Maximiliano Ulloa York  Some bad shit can happen and great things can follow.   Maximiliano Ulloa York joins us today and shares his story of resilience after suffering a significant injury. Max is recovering from a spinal cord injury. Max is a BJJ instructor,BJJ competitor, and runs the International Jiu Jitsu…

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The Rebound

The Rebound It’s all about how you rebound after you go through adversity and today we talk with the director (Shaina Allen) and producer (Mike Esposito) of the award winning independent film documentary The Rebound. In the show we discuss, What is The Rebound and why was The Rebound made. We talk adaptive sports, specifically…

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Challenged Athletes Foundation – Bob Babbitt

Challenged Athletes Foundation – Bob Babbitt Challenged Athletes Foundation – Bob Babbitt What began as three friends’ kindness and compassion to help one athlete paralyzed in triathlon has now grown into a powerful current that has carried and supported those with physical challenges – empowering them to find community, confidence, and conviction.  The mission of the Challenged…

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Updated: What is Living Adaptive

Updated: What is Living Adaptive What’s up? So Living Adaptive is approximately two years old.  Upon reflection, some updates about Living Adaptive is required.  What is Living Adaptive? Living Adaptive is produced by an adaptive person for everyone, especially those adapting to struggles.  We address adapting and working with many difficult experiences, and sometimes we…

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A Walk on Water – Sean Swentek

A Walk on Water – Sean Swentek Sean Swentek is the executive director and cofounder of the surf therapy organization A Walk on Water (AWOW).  Sean Swentek talks about his path that led to cofounding and directing A Walk on Water, what it’s like to be a part of this incredible organization, and he provides…

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Mindset towards Adapting – Tom Seaman

Mindset towards Adapting – Tom Seaman How important is your mindset to adapting to difficult challenges? In this episode I talk with someone that changed his mindset and he was able to then change his position in life for the better. Tom Seaman is an author who has published countless articles and a book focused…

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What I did After a Brain Cancer Diagnosis – Liz Salmi

  What I did After a Brain Cancer Diagnosis – Liz Salmi Summary of Podcast Episode with Liz Salmi Most everyone will encounter a difficult diagnosis or significant obstacles in life and this interview with Liz Salmi displays a positive way to adapt despite significant struggles. Salmi joins us to tell her story of living…

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Fighting For A Life Worth Fighting For – Derek Fitzgerald 

  Fighting For A Life Worth Fighting For – Derek Fitzgerald  In this episode we talk with cancer survivor and heart transplant thriver Derek Fitzgerald, of the Recycled Man Foundation and the Tin Men Endurance Racing.  Fitzgerald was first diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2003. The chemotherapy he received saved his life, but severely damaged his…

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Reclaim Your Life After Things Go Wrong – Dan Edmondson 

     Reclaim Your Life After Things Go Wrong – Dan Edmondson  In this episode we talk with skateboarder Dan Edmondson.  Dan talks about reclaiming his life after traversing significantly tough challenges, including a train accident that led to the loss of his legs.  Dan provides details regarding the steps he’s taken, and the mindset…

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Choke-out Adversity and Lead a Passionate Life – Pete McGregor

Choke-out Adversity and Lead a Passionate Life – Pete McGregor Pete McGregor is well known in the martial arts world, specifically Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ).  Pete McGregor trains out of 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu San Diego and calls has a home base in Edmonton, Canada. Pete gave up his home, many of his possessions, and left the comforts of…

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Pushing Hope with Brent Poppen

Pushing Hope with Brent Poppen In this episode, Brent Poppen talks about finding hope in the darkest moments and how to bring hope to others. Brent is widely know for his motivational speaking, writings, advocating for the adaptive, his role in the Academy Award nominated film Murderball, and winning in the paralympics. Brent also works…

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Die Living with Anthony Radetic – 021

Die Living: Make Every Day Count Anthony Radetic Anthony Radetic follows the philosophy of Die Living.  Per Anthony, “I’m such a big believer in going out there and just trying different things… never disregard all the speed bumps and hurdles that may be in your path just keep the drive going. Never accept defeat keep fighting,…

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