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Our greatest risk is taking no risk at all. Hall of Fame Paralympic athlete and the first "nearly unassisted" paraplegic to summit Mt Kilimanjaro in a handcycle Chris Waddell interviews people, who had been dropped into a situation that forced them to confront everything they'd thought to be true. "Experts in the Experience of Being Human," Paralympians, artists, athletes, entrepreneurs, share their fight/struggle/strategy to succeed in the face of adversity.
 
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Dick watched Pearl Harbor from his treehouse. He was a Marine, stockbroker, Buddhist, winemaker and philanthropist. He was also the one who put me on the list for the Dalai Lama’s Unsung Hero of Compassion Award, and then told me when I received it that I was just starting on the journey.על ידי Chris Waddell
 
A few years ago, I asked what the black and white abstract art in his apartment hallway was. World Record Photo Finishes--the figures further from the finish line stretched and enlarged. He was a champion wheelchair racer, who broke World Records, and became a lawyer at fifty.על ידי Chris Waddell
 
Okay, that’s not true, but he laughs at some of my stuff. There is a little controversy too, as former ski racer Rick says that he would have kicked three-time Olympian Heidi Voelker’s ass had we raced when we all skied together last year because she’s a girl. We’ve all known each other since we were in single digits. Heidi famously signed a poster…
 
Kelly Smith has held his breath for more than seven minutes and descended to 131 feet without a tank. He won the Silver Medal in the Marathon at the Sydney Paralympics and worked as an air traffic controller after getting paralyzed in a rock climbing accident; flew commercial planes, worked as a flight instructor, and was on the Canadian Speed Skii…
 
Daron retired from alpine ski racing following the 2006 Olympic Games with seven national titles, 12 World Cup victories, including a win in the famed Hahnenkamm combined downhill in Kitzbuhel, Austria. He was also the 2001 world champion in the Super G.על ידי Chris Waddell
 
Bobby lost his sight to Type 1 Diabetes. He's had two kidney and pancreas transplants, has been on dialysis, has had two open heart surgeries, has had two bouts with cancer, has probably broken as many bones as Evel Knievel and is the happiest guy you'll ever meet. Come on a ride with himעל ידי Chris Waddell
 
Stacey Kohut -1994, 1998, 2002 Paralympics collecting one gold and three silver medals in para-skiing, Stacey is also an accomplished downhill mountain bike race, and a 20 year fixture at the downhill bike park in Whistler, BC.על ידי Chris Waddell
 
Carlos Moleda is a five-time Ironman World Champion and a two-time National Handcycling Champion. He's handcycled to the top of Mt Kilimanjaro and coaches and mentors aspiring athletes. To know him, you realize that he's pushed by an inner drive to honor the opportunities he's been given. To be around him, you can't help but be swept into his enthu…
 
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