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Living Adaptive

Living Adaptive is the podcasting home of stories from the adaptive community. Keep current with adaptive happenings and listen to guests that include individuals that adapt to notable adversity and thrive, supporting organizations, and personalities that are making impacts within the adaptive world. You can adapt no matter the challenge.


Show Notes

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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Gratitude for Life with IED Survivor (U.S. Army), Cannabis Activist, Speaker, and Surfer – Jose Martinez and also Surfer and Life Coach Jacob Pacheco

By Scott Davidson | Jan 22, 2020

  Gratitude for Life with IED Survivor (U.S. Army), Cannabis Activist, Speaker, and Surfer – Jose Martinez and also Surfer and Life Coach Jacob Pacheco  Alright, so we got Jose Martinez and Jacob Pacheco joining us from Oceanside, CA, we’re gonna get to know from Jose Martinez and learn how he built his platform.  …

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Tough Mudder (TM) with Kyle McLaughlin – Talking TM Mission, Partnerships, Competitions, and Para.

By Scott Davidson | Jan 10, 2020

You’ll hear from the former Tough Mudder (TM) CEO Kyle McLaughlin.  This is perhaps Kyle’s last interview prior to departing TM.  I don’t have details to share as to why Kyle left TM, but I suggest following our friends over at Obstacle Racing Media (links below) for up-to-date information regarding TM, Spartan, and OCRs in…

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From Accident to Champ – John De Haan

By Scott Davidson | Jan 6, 2020

From Accident to Hitting Podium at the Spartan Para Championship – John De Haan John De Haan is one of the top Obstacle Course Racing para athletes in the world, arguably fighting for the position of the best, he’s up for top athlete in the Netherlands this year.  John De Haan went from traumatic accident…

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Top OCR and Ninja Coach (para and non-para), Stuntman, and Performer – David Funk

By Scott Davidson | Dec 21, 2019

David Funk is a stuntman, performer, and top level Obstacle Course Racing and Ninja Coach.  What separates David Funk from other top level OCR and Ninja coaches is that he also coaches para/adaptive athletes.  David Funk has a lengthy career as a stuntman and performer and currently performs out of Las Vegas and coaches at…

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All Crossfit, No Profit – Branded One

By Scott Davidson | Dec 13, 2019

  Branded One Crossfit is a rare non-profit gym dedicated to empowering our wounded warriors, giving back to the community, bridging the gap between the abled and disabled, and creating a fitness community dedicated to making the world a better place.  Tune in to hear the story of Branded One and the stories of the…

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Despite the Loss – Jason Schneider

By Scott Davidson | Dec 6, 2019

The documentary Despite the Loss arrived after nearly a decade of work that involved interviews, self-evaluation, and a quest of self-acceptance.  Despite the Loss is a documentary about Limb Difference and self acceptance. In this episode we talk about, Director Jason Schneider’s adaptive story and his life directing Despite the Loss. Traits found in those…

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Meet the Guy that Completed Approximately 100 OCRs, One of the Judo Players, Motivational Speaker, Life Coach, and is Totally Adaptive — Jamie Gane

By Scott Davidson | Nov 8, 2019

Meet Jamie Gane, see what it takes to be like Jamie Gane.  Hear the adversity Jamie Gane encountered and how he thrives. Jamie Gane is an extremely driven adaptive athlete, motivational speaker, life coach, academic, and bunch more.  Jamie Gane has completed nearly 100 OCRs, including over 70 Tough Mudders and this does include the…

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Jiu Jitsu – Cole Rogers and Rustin Hughes

By Scott Davidson | Nov 8, 2019

Cole Rogers of Fightability and Rustin Hughes of B-Bold join us to talk about the combat arts, specifically jiu jitsu, their upcoming seminar(s), how you can get into this game, receive the notable benefits, and build a community that lasts a lifetime. Learn how you can get involved in the jiu jitsu community Get details…

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