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Episode 32 – “Cancer Saved My Life” – Nick Klingensmith’s Remarkable Resurgence

Published: Thursday February 1, 2024

Pushing Forward with Alycia | A Disability Podcast

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Welcome Nick Klingensmith

In this episode of Pushing Forward with Alycia, we’re joined by the incredible Nick Klingensmith, a four-time cancer survivor, type one diabetic, esteemed obstacle course athlete, and bestselling author. Nick shares his remarkable journey from battling grave health challenges to conquering obstacle courses and everything in between. His story isn’t just about survival; it’s a testament to the power of resilience, the importance of community, and finding purpose in the face of adversity.

🏅 Key Highlights:

🌟 Nick’s Early Ambitions: From aspiring to leave Martha’s Vineyard to excelling in sales, Nick’s ambition knows no bounds.

💪 Conquering Cancer: Facing cancer four times by the age of 25, Nick’s battles with health have shaped his unbreakable spirit.

🏃‍♂️ Obstacle Course Racing: How Nick turned to obstacle course racing as a means of physical and emotional healing, completing 97 races and counting.

📘 Author & Speaker: Transitioning his experiences into motivational speaking, Nick inspires others in sales and beyond to pursue their best selves.

Memorable Quote:

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“Live inspired. Inspiration is everywhere, you just have to open your eyes for it.” ~ Nick Klingensmith

🌈 Episode Takeaway:

Nick Klingensmith’s journey is a powerful reminder that our greatest challenges can lead to our most significant achievements. His story encourages us to live inspired, embrace our struggles, and push forward, no matter the obstacles.

Get to know Nick:

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Visit Nick’s website at Stride Motivation or connect with Nick on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube for daily doses of inspiration.

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