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“Not all Blind People are Prophets” – Blind Comedian and Pro Athlete Joshua Loya

By Scott Davidson | Apr 22, 2020

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/14107049/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/745242/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Hanging with blind comic, surfing champion, professional adventurer, and martial artist Joshua Loya. Hear what it’s like to be a blind champion surfer, comedian, bjj practitioner, and adventurer. Joshua Loya brings interesting perspectives regarding ways to enjoy and hit them goals. He’s a super funny…

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Live Your Best Life, Despite the Adversity, Lessons from an Osteosarcoma Survivor

By Scott Davidson | Apr 15, 2020

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/14006267/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/745242/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Right now we have so many uncertainties, a climate of isolation, fears of illness, and similar unsettling phenomena.  Jill Englund brings us a really import message of making the best of any difficult situations you encounter.  Jill Englund runs her platform BEST OF CANCER  She’s…

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Amputee is donating his kidney to another amputee – Jeff Soelberg

By Scott Davidson | Apr 2, 2020

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/13821920/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/745242/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Adaptive helping the adaptive!  Would you donate your organ?  What’s stopping you from donating a piece of your body to another person?  This is an amazing story that deserves more attention.  Jeff Soelberg (amputee and founder of Jeff Giving a Hand) talks about preparing…

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Losing Leg From Body Piercing Suspension Accident Doesn’t Stop Robbie Ripoll from Empowering Others

By Scott Davidson | Mar 28, 2020

Robbie Ripoll (Ink Master) recently suffered an injury causing him to become an amputee.  We talk Robbie being famous, rich, poor, and getting into tattooing at 12 years old.  We also discuss the high school blackmarket, his injury that went viral, surgeries, starting an empowerment movement, and a lot more. Robbie Ripoll is a Florida-based…

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From Embracing Competition and Nude Photo Shoots to Minimalism and Being the Light, We Jump Into Jeremy Ogle’s World

By Scott Davidson | Mar 16, 2020

Jeremy Ogle joins us today and we throw a bunch of listener questions his way and we also discuss his nude photo shoot, the impacts of cancelled events, media outlets missing some major parts of his story, impacts of discussing severe depression, improving the adaptive community, if he’ll ever settle down, competing, and a bunch more.…

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Ben Huntzinger Wanted to Go Off-Road so he Invented the Spartan Wheel Chariot Wheelchair

By Scott Davidson | Mar 10, 2020

Ben Huntzinger is an inventor, athlete, and straight forward personality.  Ben was paralyzed in an automobile accident in 2009 and broke his back (T-4 level).  Ben wasn’t satisfied with the options that currently existed in terms of wheelchairs and attitudes and so he decided to jump out of the box and innovate a chair that…

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Wounded Green Beret to Adaptive Thriver – Randy Nantz Part 2

By Scott Davidson | Mar 2, 2020

Randy Nantz is a Green Beret (retired) that was wounded in combat. He’s an elite athlete receiving notice with his involvement in adventure sports, OCRs, etc. and is one of the more well known ATF grads.   Randy Nantz has managed and supports various veteran and adaptive organizations since injury.  Note this, Randy Nantz is…

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Wounded Green Beret to Adaptive Thriver – Randy Nantz Part 1

By Scott Davidson | Mar 2, 2020

Randy Nantz is a Green Beret (retired) that was wounded in combat. He’s an elite athlete receiving notice with his involvement in adventure sports, OCRs, etc. and is one of the more well known ATF grads.   Randy Nantz has managed and supports various veteran and adaptive organizations since injury.  Note this, Randy Nantz is…

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Surgeries, Long Hospital Stays, and other Setbacks and NOW Paralympic Hopeful – Ryen Reed

By Scott Davidson | Feb 19, 2020

Ryen Reed is a full-time athlete competing for a spot on the United States paralympic team.  Ryen Reed competes in hand cycling (paralympics) and other sports.  Ryen Reed has an impressive adaptive story and shares what it’s like to go through more than 15 significant surgeries, push through extensive hospital stays, and then still move…

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