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Living Adaptive is the podcasting home of the adaptive tribe. 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.

Living Adaptive is the podcasting home of the adaptive tribe. 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.

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United States

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Living Adaptive is the podcasting home of the adaptive tribe. 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.

Language:

English

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Episodes

Amputee is donating his kidney to another amputee - Jeff Soelberg

4/2/2020
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 to donate his kidney to another amputee next week even in the midst of the peak of coronavirus. Jeff tells us what is about to happen, why he’s donating, and bunch more. About Jeff Soelberg In July 2016, Jeff was in a work...

Duration:00:19:58

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

3/29/2020
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 tattoo artist with well over twenty years of experience in the industry. Ripoll is best known for competing in season 5 of Ink Master. Robbie Ripoll...

Duration:01:03:33

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

3/17/2020
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. Jeremy Ogle is an Athlete, speaker, and founder of You Adapt. More about Jeremy Ogle For Jeremy Ogle, failure was not an option for him. When his...

Duration:00:50:14

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

3/10/2020
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 worked for him and got him on all different types of terrains. Watch/Listen to hear, Ben’s adaptive story, why he decided to invent a new all-terrain chair, how he fears...

Duration:00:33:00

Wounded Green Beret to Adaptive Thriver - Randy Nantz Part 2

3/2/2020
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 one of the bright lights of the adaptive community. He’s one of my favorite interviews. I love being around Nantz and I believe his story will shed some light as to why...

Duration:01:00:07

Wounded Green Beret to Adaptive Thriver - Randy Nantz Part 1

3/2/2020
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 one of the bright lights of the adaptive community. He’s one of my favorite interviews. I love being around Nantz and I believe his story will shed some light as to why...

Duration:00:40:49

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

2/19/2020
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 forward and go after her dreams. Ryen Reed’s insight is deep and applicable to everyone that has or will struggle through significant adversity. She’s an...

Duration:00:19:50

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

1/23/2020
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. Jose Martinez shares his story, his insight, and how he built his platform. Listen in to hear how Jose survived an IED and became a notable cannabis activist, surfer, speaker, amongst many other phenomena. Jose Martinez is a U.S Army veteran, cannabis...

Duration:00:23:56

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

1/10/2020
You’ll hear from the latest and now 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 Tough Mudder, but I suggest following our friends over at Obstacle Racing Media (links below) for up-to-date information regarding TM, Spartan, and OCRs in general. In this interview you will find a very sincere TM CEO looking to bring TM in a different direction than past years. Kyle was totally...

Duration:00:27:48

From Accident to Champ - John De Haan

1/6/2020
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 to champion, tune in to hear his story and insights regarding how a person can go from traumatic accident to podium and all the good phenomena in between. John De Haan sets the bar for...

Duration:00:18:11

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

12/21/2019
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 Camp Rhino (Las Vegas). You will hear, -David Funk’s story and experience as a performer and coach. -His experience training para athletes (such as the host Scott...

Duration:00:20:18

All Crossfit, No Profit - Branded One

12/14/2019
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 founders, some of the athletes, coaches, and the Battle at Branded One. Interviews include Nick McCombs the founder of Branded One, Coach/Vet/Volunteer Michael Shaleen,...

Duration:00:21:06

Despite the Loss - Jason Schneider

12/6/2019
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, More about Jason Schneider Jason is an editor with over a decade of credits in film and television. He began his career working alongside several Academy & Peabody Award winning filmmakers, and has personally been nominated for four NY...

Duration:00:20:26

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

11/8/2019
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 World’sToughest Mudder. He’s also one of the top Judo players in the world against adaptive and non-adaptive athletes. Jamie Gane happens to do all this while...

Duration:00:16:55

Jiu Jitsu - Cole Rogers and Rustin Hughes

10/25/2019
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 regarding the first seminar Rustin and Cole put together and how you can attend and/or follow their content moving forward Hear who is the next batch of premiere para...

Duration:00:20:35

He Lost His Hand, Now He Gives A Hand - Jeff Soelberg

10/16/2019
Giving a Hand - Jeff Soelberg Today you will hear the story of the nonprofit Jeff Giving a Hand, the adaptive story of the founder Jeff Soelberg’s, and what Jeff Soelberg is building out of the adversity. So tune in About Jeff Soelberg In July 2016, Jeff was in a work accident that resulted in a partial hand amputation. During this new beginning he searched for help in navigating his new life. While there are resources out there, they were often hard to find. After traveling and...

Duration:00:12:04

Breaking into the Xgames

9/6/2019
Tune in and here the story of how adaptive skateboarding made it to the Xgames and what this potentially means for the sport of skateboarding moving forward. Dan Edmonson is joining us to talk adaptive skateboarding and the Xgames and how organizations like Adaptive Action Sports helped get adaptive athletes into the Xgames. Dan Edmonson was on Living Adaptive about a year ago and shared his story of surviving an accident that resulted in him becoming a double amputee. Since the accident,...

Duration:00:18:12

Fighting and Motivation with Cole Rogers

8/22/2019
Fighting and Motivation with Cole Rogers Cole Rogers is a motivational speaker and martial artist from San Luis Obispo, California. Today, Cole brings his message of perseverance and he shares his work of bringing the combat arts to every person despite any challenge one is dealing with so tune in. In this episode we talk about: Fightability and getting involved in the fight industry despite any physical or mental barriers. Cole’s adaptive story Cole’s purpose and how you...

Duration:00:27:29

The Enduring Warrior Chris Wolff

8/7/2019
The Enduring Warrior Chris Wolff Chris Wolff is a United States Airforce veteran. Wolff is well know for his involvement in with organizations such as Operation Enduring Warrior (OEW), the Adaptive Training Foundation (ATF), his athletic accomplishments, and the support he provides to wounded veterans and the adaptive tribe. In October 2008, while state-side, Chris received a flu vaccination and this vaccination caused a reaction that resulted in a C-4 quadriplegic diagnosis for Chris....

Duration:00:53:06

Just Dance No Matter the Challenges with Xoe Xapoian and Beyond DA Adversity with Chris Pulley

7/19/2019
Just Dance No Matter the Challenges with Xoe Xapoian and Beyond DA Adversity with Chris Pulley In todays show we talk with actress and model Xoe Xapoian and listen to her story and learn about her documentary called Just Dance: The Xoe Xapoian Story.” This is a short documentary film focusing on her life and her accident. For the second half of the show we’re joined by Chris Pulley of Beyond DA Bus, Dive Pirates, and Hunting with Charlie Campbell, so tune in. In this episode we...

Duration:00:49:25