Posts by Scott Davidson

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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Making the Best of a Tough Situation, Lessons from an Osteosarcoma Survivor, Jill Englund – 020

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6859866/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/745242/custom-color/#87A93A” height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Making the Best of a Tough Situation In this episode we talk with Jill Englund and learn from her regarding how to make the best of a very difficult situation. Jill Englund runs her media site Best of Cancer. She’s an osteosarcoma survivor, pediatric…

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How to Thrive While Living with Cancer, Rhonda Ramsay – 019

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6753234/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/745242/custom-color/#87A93A” height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Rhonda Ramsay and Pink Project Today we have Rhonda Ramsay. Rhonda runs https://www.pinkproject.net where she details her life living with a stage 4 cancer diagnosis and provides insight on how to live a full life despite significant adversity. Her goal is to help people…

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018 – Jenny Qaqundah – Author of “Held Together” and Survivor of Personal Tragedy

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6620928/height/360/width/450/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”360″ width=”450″ placement=”top” theme=”standard”]In this episode we have Jenny Qaqundah. We talk about recovery from her near-death experience, adapting to limb loss, PTSD, and bunch of other phenomena. Jenny shares with us her story and the tools she used to adapt to the tough stuff that Jenny encountered and currently navigates. We also…

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017 – Sam Kuhnert – Founder and Current President of the global organization NubAbility

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6512924/height/360/width/450/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”360″ width=”450″ placement=”top” theme=”standard”]Today we dig into all things Sam Kuhnert. Sam Kuhnert is the founder and president of Nubability. Besides running NubAbility, Sam is also an athlete, most notably playing baseball. Sam works in a bunch of realms. Sam is also a motivational speaker handling some very difficult subjects, and he is…

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016 – Peter Cossaboon – Blind Pete Shares his Story and His Life of Conquering Endurance and Obstacle Course Races as a Visually Impaired Athlete

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6451485/height/360/width/450/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”360″ width=”450″ placement=”top” theme=”standard”]016 – Peter Cossaboon – Blind Pete Shares his Story and His Life of Conquering Endurance and Obstacle Course Races as a Visually Impaired Athlete In this episode I interview Peter Cossaboon. Peter is well known in the world of obstacle course racing. Peter races and he happens to also…

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015 -Christiaan “Otter” Bailey – From Skateboarding Crash to Recovering Paraplegic, the Story of Professional Athlete Christiaan Bailey

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6370093/height/360/width/450/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”360″ width=”450″ placement=”top” theme=”standard”]015 -Christiaan “Otter” Bailey – From Skateboarding Crash to Recovering Paraplegic, the Story of Professional Athlete Christiaan Bailey In this episode we have Christiaan “Otter” Bailey. Christiaan is an American professional surfer, known for his experience as a surf safari guide and skill as a big wave surfer and skateboarder.…

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014 – Kellan and Elizabeth Tilton – Paralyzed From the Waist Down, Boy Who Beat Cancer Fights Disease For Others

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6266273/height/360/width/450/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”360″ width=”450″ placement=”top” theme=”standard”] This episode we sit and talk with Kellan and Elizabeth Tilton.  Elizabeth is Kellan’s mom.  Kellan began fighting cancer the day he was born.  Kellan was diagnosed with stage 3 neuroblastoma with secondary paralysis on the evening of his birth.  Although he’s now cancer-free, cancer left Kellan paralyzed from the…

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Episode 013 – A Tribute to Matthew Hadden

Episode 013 – A Tribute to Matthew Hadden In this episode we pay tribute to Matthew Hadden. Sadly Matt recently passed away. If you don’t know, Matthew Hadden and I sat down and talked in episode 006, you can find this episode at www.livingadaptive.com or any podcasting app. In the interview Matt and I did,…

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012- Josh Heine – Driving What’s Possible with Wheelchair Racer and Model Josh Heine

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6177953/height/360/width/450/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”360″ width=”450″ placement=”top” theme=”standard”] At the age of eighteen years old, Josh was involved in a life-altering car accident. Crushing the vertebrae C5 and C6, amongst numerous other injuries, he was diagnosed as a quadriplegic with little chance of even being able to wheel himself around. However, Josh defied the scientific odds and now thrives…

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