Posts tagged endurance
53: Climbing El Capitan with Cerebral Palsy with Stephen Wampler

Stephen Wampler is the first man with cerebral palsy to climb El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. He created a stretcher and pulley apparatus that allowed him to pull himself up 2-6 inches at a time which equaled over 20,000 pull-ups over the course of his 6 day ascent. Hear more …

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51: Walking for a Fix with Brett Bramble

Brett Bramble has been affected by the harmful side effects of drug abuse both directly and indirectly. He was arrested and sentenced to 18 months in prison for drug possession, and lost his sister, Brittany, to a drug overdose shortly after he was freed from prison. He decided to take action against drug addiction and walked across America twice to raise awareness of the harmful side effects of drug abuse. He is now planning to open Freedom to Grow which will be a drug rehabilitation center in Georgia. Hear more …

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45: Rise Up with No Legs and Become a Spartan with Kacey McCallister

Kacey McCallister lost both of his legs at the age of six in a terrible accident. He never made an excuse for himself and went on to succeed in all areas of life. He won championships in wrestling and cross country in high school. Now, he competes in Spartan Races across the country on his hands. In this episode:

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35: Burning Ironman with Shay Eskew

Shay Eskew is ranked in the top 1% of the world in the Ironman endurance race. He was burned on 35% of his body at 8 years old and bullying at a young age. He endured over 35 surgeries throughout his lifetime to become the athlete and motivational speaker that he is today. Hear more …

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34: Run Forrest Run with Rob Pope

Rob Pope was inspired by the movie Forrest Gump and decided to retrace Forrest's steps. Rob is the only man in history to run across the United States four times. This Englishman ran 422 days and over 15,000 miles to earn his stripes as the real life Forrest Gump. Hear more …

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