Erik Weihnmayer – Break through the Barriers!

Erik Weihnmayer - Break through the Barriers!

Erik Weihnmayer – Break through the Barriers!

In this episode of the DREAM. THINK. DO. podcast, Mitch Matthews talks with odds-defying adventurer Erik Weihnmayer. Diagnosed with a rare eye disease that claimed his sight as a teenager, Erik Weihnmayer has now become the first blind person to climb Mt. Everest.  Plus, he’s the first blind person to kayak the 277 miles of river running through the Grand Canyon. He shares how he defied the odds and now lives a life of empowerment, not disability.

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Do you ever feel trapped by the things holding you back from your dreams?

Or you’re going through life and a big set back happens?

Erik Weihenmayer shares in this DREAM THINK DO episode how he turned a life-changing circumstance into a life-empowering foundation for a life of adventure and helping others break through their own barriers…

In this episode, you will…

  • Hear why your mind is the most important hurdle to overcome
  • Learn how to make gradual steps toward achieving your goals
  • Gain insight into how to stay positive when times are tough
  • Learn about how to start breaking through your own barriers

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  • Jeff Meister
    Posted at 09:39h, 28 July Reply

    What a great interview, Mitch. This one was golden. Erik’s most impactful question… What knocked you down and said “Don’t get up”? There lies the challenge. We have to get up.

    • Mitch Matthews
      Posted at 11:05h, 28 July Reply

      Thanks so much Jeff! Glad it resonated with you! And I totally agree. I loved that question. And yes… yes we do. We have to get back up! Thanks buddy!

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