Podcast

Keep Pressing Forward – Tyler Rich

Keep Pressing Forward – Tyler Rich Today we hang out with athlete Tyler Rich who describes himself as a veteran advocate, adaptive athlete, Operation Enduring Warrior OCA, and professional stunt gimp on a closed course!  He’s a character for sure. We discuss, -Tyler Rich’s adaptive story, -competing in Obstacle Course Races (OCR), -the importance of…

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Life is Worth Living – Jaclyn and Callie Kennedy

Life is Worth Living – Jaclyn and Callie Kennedy Life is Worth Living is a non-profit dedicated towards spreading awareness and decreasing the stigma surrounding mental illness and suicide and they join Living Adaptive today.   This episode is for anyone that’s struggled through life and even at points felt little hope.  It’s also for…

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Turning Challenges into Opportunities – Jacob Pacheco

Turning Challenges into Opportunities – Jacob Pacheco Jacob Pacheco joins us today from the beach (literally, you can hear the waves)!  Jacob Pacheco developed ProneToRide which is a personal brand that encompasses the belief, anything is possible. Jacob’s own story of adversity, relentless work ethic, and success drove the creation of ProneToRide.  ProneToRide is not…

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The Heart of a Lion – David Francisco

The Heart of a Lion – David Francisco David Francisco is an accomplished singer, songwriter, producer, recording engineer and spinal cord injury survivor.  While attending the prestigious Blackbird Academy furthering his music career, on April 27, 2016, and his life was forever changed when he was struck by a car.  This accident resulted in significant…

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The World Owes You Nothing So Be Bold And Fight – Rustin Hughes

The World Owes You Nothing So Be Bold And Fight – Rustin Hughes Rustin Hughes is an experienced mixed martial artist (MMA) and has fought as a professional.  Rustin started B-Bold, a veteran-owned nonprofit in 2016 to help individuals with disabilities through adaptive sports.  Rustin is an amputee (above the knee) due to complications with…

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Your New Normal, Better and Faster – Wheels2Walking

Your New Normal, Better and Faster – Wheels2Walking This podcast episode is all about adapting to a new normal and Richard Corbett from Wheels2Walking (W2W) joins us.   Nine years ago Richard Corbett fell 50 feet which resulted in significant injuries including a spinal cord injury.  Richard Corbett began a long road of adapting.  The…

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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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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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