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Colin O'Brady

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The Most Common Way We Hold Ourselves Back From Success | Conversation with Colin O'Brady & Rick Macci

The Playbook With David Meltzer

Today's episode is from my brand new show Game, Set, Life with Hall of Fame Tennis Coach, Rick Macci. Every Tuesday, the two of us are going to sit down with some of the biggest names in sports, business, and entertainment and learn about what they do that makes them so successful. Let me know on Twitter @davidmeltzer who you want to see Rick and I sit down with and let me know what your takeaway from today's episode is. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


14 Dec 2022

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Change Your Mindset And Achieve Anything | COLIN O'BRADY | Unlock Your Potential #226

Unlock Your Potential with Jeff Lerner

Former professional triathlete, Yale graduate, motivational speaker, author, and 10-time world record holder, Colin O’Brady, shares how to change your mindset to achieve anything.  Born in the Pacific Northwest, Colin spent much of his youth outdoors. After graduating high school, Colin abandoned his rustic home for four walls and a community bathroom at Yale University.  After deciding to take a year off post-graduation and travel, Colin rediscovered his passion for the outdoors and pushed himself beyond his limits. Eventually, Colin fulfilled his lifelong dream of climbing Mount Everest and other extreme challenges. After losing his sense of direction during the pandemic, Colin went on a 12-hour walk with his phone in airplane mode. This experience led him to write the book called the 12-Hour Walk, where he inspires others to do the same. The main question Colin repeats throughout the episode is, “What is your Everest?” Colin challenges the audience to ask themselves that question to inspire them to chase their dreams.  Please join me in giving Colin O’Brady a warm welcome to the Unlock Your Potential family! Check Out More of Colin’s Content Here 👇    💻 https://www.colinobrady.com/ 📖 The 12-Hour Walk - https://12hourwalk.com/ ℹ️ LinkedIn 👉 https://www.linkedin.com/in/colin-o-brady-70776b9 📺 YT 👉 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCh4BEmTOz4hOcWBc2gtHZyg 🖥️ FB 👉 http://facebook.com/colinobrady ⌨️ Twitter 👉 https://twitter.com/colinobrady 📲 IG 👉 http://www.instagram.com/colinobrady Timestamps: 00:00 Introduction to Colin O’Brady 01:55 Growing Up 04:43 Following his Path 10:24 Knowing your Everest 17:46 What’s your Everest NOW? 23:40 Fear of criticism 30:15 Summiting Everest 35:00 Crossing Antarctica solo & nutrition 42:05 Every day Monotony 46:14 Coping outside the adventures 48:29 Deepest moment & 12-hour walk 53:38 Where to find Colin


26 Oct 2022

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Colin O'Brady: American Professional Endurance Athlete, Motivational Speaker, and Adventurer

Team Never Quit

This week’s Team Never Quit Podcast guest, Colin O’Brady, could be classified as an over-achiever by most standards. As a passionate outdoorsman, his adventurous life took a turn for a worse when he suffered a tragic incident in Thailand. While he was fire jump roping (yes, a rope on fire), the rope got caught around his legs, causing severe burns on over 25% of his body. The burn wounds were so critical that doctors told Colin that he would probably never walk normally again. But Colin was too full of ambition to let his trauma slow him down. His mother challenged him to set a goal for himself and he decided that he would compete in a triathlon. After a year and a half of intense rehabilitation and training, Colin competed in the Chicago Triathlon. He not only competed, but he won. Since then, O’Brady has raced in 25 countries on six continents over six years. As if that weren’t enough, Colin’s biggest claim to fame is that he became the first human being to walk across Antarctica solo entirely on human power. No sled dogs, kites, or powered machines. He consumed 8,000 calories a day while burning off 10,000 calories a day. Colin gained 20 pounds of muscle to prepare for the trip. Colin O’Brady became The Impossible First, which was the name of his amazing attempt to achieve the unachievable. In this episode you will hear: While I like being around people, there’s something beautiful about solitude. I had parents who always gave me positive reinforcement. When we don’t know exactly how we’re going to get where we’re going, you’ve got to create your own reality over time. We’re the net product of the 5 or 10 people we spend the most time with. I started out with a curiosity for nature and adventure in my own back yard. Fun Scale: Type 1 Fun:  Laughing, watching a great movie, dancing, drinking a cocktail on a beach while watching the sunset. Type 2 Fun: Is not fun when it’s happening, but a week later you’re telling your friends that it was epic. Type 3 Fun: Is not fun when it’s happening and it’s not fun afterwards. For me, Type 2 Fun is most gratifying. In Thailand, I saw these guys jumping a flaming jump rope, and because I’m 22 years old, I had to try it. I tripped, the rope wrapped around my leg, and I caught on fire. I jumped in the ocean to extinguish the flames, but not before 25% of my body was severely burned. My Doctor said “You’ll probably never walk again.” The emotional trauma was intense, but my mom would come into my room with positivity, and have me set life goals & accomplishments. I call it “a possible mindset.” My mom was a positive influence on me throughout my entire life. All of us as humans have reservoirs of untapped potential to achieve extraordinary things. My body can always handle more. My mind is stronger because of my previous traumas. I’m lit up. I have this aliveness inside of me. Sometimes, you make decisions when you’re 22 years old – Then you wake up and you’re 65 years old and still on that same path. My childhood dream was to climb Mount Everest. What is your Everest? If you’re not on the path that YOU’RE meant to be on, then you’re not living with integrity with yourself. What I was really fascinated about crossing Antarctica is that it had never been done; it was a world first. I couldn’t call up anyone to ask how did you make it? Most people are stuck in what I call the zone of comfortable complacency.

1hr 15mins

26 Oct 2022

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254: Powerful Mindset Techniques to Conquer Laziness and Unlock Your Potential | Colin O'Brady

The Genius Life

Colin O'Brady is a New York Times bestselling author and world-record holding explorer whose feats include the world’s first solo, unsupported, and fully human-powered crossing of Antarctica. His latest book, The 12-Hour Walk: Invest One Day, Conquer Your Mind, and Unlock Your Best Life, is out now. Full show notes: https://maxlugavere.com/podcast/254

1hr 8mins

3 Oct 2022

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EFR 635: How to Overcome the Top Ten Limiting Beliefs and Go From IMPOSSIBLE to POSSIBLE Mindset and with Colin O'Brady

Ever Forward Radio with Chase Chewning

Colin O'Brady talks about his life of adventure, tragedy, and perseverance. He details the 12-hour walk that changed his life, how to overcome your biggest limiting beliefs (including not having enough money), and what it means to live life with a “Possible Mindset”.   Colin is a 10-time world record breaking explorer and one of the world’s best endurance athletes. He isn’t your typical adventurer despite his unmatched athletic accomplishments including a world-first solo crossing of Antarctica, a world-first ocean row across Drake Passage (from South America to Antarctica), and summiting Mt. Everest twice. Colin is an expert on mindset, a highly sought-after keynote speaker and a New York Times bestselling author. He’s also a television host, an executive producer and an entrepreneur who has built and sold companies. And, he’s done it all after overcoming a devastating accident - that nearly left him unable to walk - to prove that anything is possible.   If you were told you could never walk again, would you believe it or would you start training for a triathlon? By the end of this episode, you’ll likely pick the latter. Follow Colin O'Brady @colinobrady Follow Chase on Instagram @chase_chewning Follow him on Twitter @chasechewning Key Highlights Colin shares his “why” behind the extreme endurance challenges he’s accomplished, from rowing Drake Passage to being the first human to cross Antarctica solo pulling a 375lb sled with no support. He also talks about what it was like to be told he’ll never walk again after suffering a tragic accident in a remote part of Thailand. Listen in as he breaks down the meaning behind his mom’s “Possible Mindset” and how he’s used it to unlock a life full of unlimited possibility. Colin speaks on how he gained traction and maintained momentum after severe injury. He notes the power of overcoming limiting beliefs, the fear of failure, and a scarcity mindset. What will a 12-hour walk do to your body and mind? Tune in to find out! Episode resources: Join the 2023 Ever Forward Mentorship waitlist! Email "Mentorship" to chase@everforwardradio.com Save 15% on instant organic lattes and coffee with code CHASE at https://www.StrongCoffeeCompany.com Save 20% on The Good multi-function face serum with code EVERFORWARD at https://www.CalderaLab.com/everforward Watch this video on YouTube https://youtu.be/Q4sWsmQtkNE Visit Colin's website Get the book The 12-Hour Walk Get the audio book with your free 30-day Audible trial at https://www.AudibleTrial.com/everforward

1hr 13mins

7 Sep 2022

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Colin O'Brady Is The First Person To Cross Antarctica SOLO - He Explains His Day 1, Nightmare On The Ice

Zero Blog Thirty

On today's ZBT we've got 4 rounds in the magazine ... ROUND 1: A Nebraska man lied about his qualifications & convinced a company to let him do an active shooter drill without telling their employees.. Needless to say, all hell broke loose when he ran into the building firing blanks at unsuspecting workers & he’s now facing terrosim charges ROUND 2: Colin Obrady has 10 world records to his name. One of those is being the first person to solo trek across all of Antartica. He joins the show to talk his feats and his challenge to the listener. ROUND 3- Because Colin has such a rare accomplishment, we found other top adventure stories and we are gonna see if it is more impressive or less impressive than Colin’s story. Round 4: Vladimir Putin offers Russian mothers $16K cash bonus if they have a certain number of children. SUPPORT THE SHOW! WhistlePig Whiskey - Get your bottle at https://barstool.link/WPZBT or at a local retailer. Rocky Boots - Go to https://barstool.link/RockyBootsBSS and enter the code ZBT at check out for 25% off your next pair of boots. Cross Country Mortgage - Go to https://barstool.link/crosscountrymortgageBSS so CrossCountry Mortgage can take care of you through the buying processYou can find every episode of this show on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or YouTube. Prime Members can listen ad-free on Amazon Music. For more, visit barstool.link/ZeroBlog30

1hr 22mins

30 Aug 2022

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309: The Mindset to Achieve HUGE Goals | COLIN O'BRADY

The Rachel Hollis Podcast

Have you got your tickets to the RachTalk LIVE TOUR? Check out https://www.rachtalklivetour.com/ and get yours now!!Do you get my weekly Sunday email? Come join in the fun! https://msrachelhollis.com/insider/Grab a Start Today Journal: https://thehollisco.com/collections/start-todayGet 10% off with RHPOD10Are we friends on YouTube? Let’s catch up! https://www.youtube.com/c/RachelHollisMotivation/videosFollow my journey on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/MsRachelHollis/Let’s be workout buddies: https://letsriseapp.com/Have you heard about the HOTLINE yet? Call (737) 400-4626 to leave a question for Rachel or share your story about the podcast. We can't wait to hear from you! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 10mins

2 Aug 2022

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Mt. Everest ft. Colin O'Brady

Macrodosing: Arian Foster and PFT Commenter

On today's episode of Macrodosing, the crew welcomes on extreme endurance athlete Colin O'Brady (1:42:00), to talk all of his expeditions including his climb of Mt. Everest. You'll hear all about the amazing life of Colin, in which he has gone places most wouldn't dare to go. Also, another edition of T'd off and voicemails. All of this and more on today's show. EnjoyQYou can find every episode of this show on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or YouTube. Prime Members can listen ad-free on Amazon Music. For more, visit barstool.link/macrodosing

3hr 33mins

2 Aug 2022

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483: Colin O'Brady - Doing The Impossible, Changing Your Mindset, & Crossing Antarctica Alone

The Learning Leader Show With Ryan Hawk

Text Hawk to 66866 to become part of Mindful Monday. Receive a carefully curated email from me each Monday morning to help you start your week off right... Full show notes at www.LearningLeader.com Twitter/IG: @RyanHawk12  https://twitter.com/RyanHawk12 Colin O’Brady 10-time World Record Holder. New York Times bestselling author of The Impossible First. Colin’s highly publicized expeditions have been followed by millions and his work has been featured in the New York Times, The Tonight Show, the BBC, The Joe Rogan Experience, and NBC’s Today. His feats include the world’s first solo, unsupported, and fully human-powered crossing of Antarctica; speed records for the Explorers Grand Slam and the Seven Summits; and the world’s first human-powered ocean row across the Drake Passage. His new book is called The 12 Hour Walk. Notes: What’s your Everest - The question he asked all the rich bankers that night that none had an answer to? What’s your answer? What are you doing to turn that into a reality? Limiting beliefs - “We are the stories we tell ourselves.” What story are you telling yourself about… Yourself? Life is on a scale of 1 to 10. Most people live most days around a 5 or 6. They don’t have any 1s and they don’t have any 10s. What can you do to change that? How can you live a life that has some 1s and 10s? Mantra: "Colin! You are strong. You are capable." The most important muscle is the brain.  The possible mindset: See the optimism in all opportunities. Colin's mom told him he could achieve anything that he set his mind to. Colin had an accident and caught on fire while jumping a flaming jump rope... His doctor told him that he would probably never walk again. At that moment, Colin set the goal to complete a triathlon. A year later, he WON the Chicago triathlon. With Colin as your guide, The 12-Hour Walk asks you to invest one day in yourself. The goal? Conquering your mind and becoming your best self. By walking alone, unplugging, listening to the voice within, and rewriting the limiting beliefs etched into your psyche, you can break free of the patterns holding you back and learn how to cultivate a “Possible Mindset”—an empowered way of thinking that unlocks a life of limitless possibilities. The reward: being the hero of your own destiny. Question to ask yourself: What is your Everest? What does fulfillment look like? You must take care of yourself first... Excellence: A deep connection with your why. PASSION. Genuine curiosity Love If no one was watching, would you still do it?


31 Jul 2022

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Colin O'Brady | The Power of Quests (and how to mount yours)

Good Life Project

So, what would make someone strap a sled loaded with 375 pounds of food and supplies onto their body, then drag it across a stormy, windswept, frozen landmass at the bottom of the earth for 54 days in brutal subzero temperatures, just to say they did it? What might the average person - meaning you and me - who has little to no interest in doing anything remotely so extreme, learn from this experience that would translate into our ability to live better lives, in far less brutal environments, every day? And, how might committing to a more accessible, single-day of challenge, radically change our perspective on all parts of life?These are the questions I had, and the topics we explore with today’s guest, ten-time world record-breaking explorer, speaker, entrepreneur, and expert on mindset, Colin O’Brady. His feats include the world’s first solo, unsupported, and fully human-powered crossing of Antarctica, speed records for the Explorers Grand Slam and the Seven Summits, and the first human-powered, 700-mile ocean row across Drake Passage, maybe the most dangerous and brutal body of frigid, wave-stream ocean that spans South America to Antarctica. Colin’s highly publicized expeditions have been followed by millions and his work has been featured by The New York Times, The Tonight Show, The Joe Rogan Experience, and The Today Show. He is the author of The New York Times bestseller The Impossible First and now The 12-Hour Walk: Invest One Day, Conquer Your Mind, and Unlock Your Best Life.But, what got me so curious, was how preparing for and then mounting these extreme, physically-grueling challenges, was actually as much, if not more about the mind as it was about the body. And, I wanted to know, beyond why anyone would do these things, how they changed him, as a human being, what we all might learn from this and how we might create more accessible, yet transformative versions in our own lives, and experience the powerful benefits that come from them? And, as part of that, we talk about an interesting invitation he’s created to say yes to what he calls The 12-Hour Walk.You can find Colin at: Website | The 12-Hour Walk | InstagramIf you LOVED this episode you’ll also love the conversations we had with Rich Roll about the interplay between body and mind and how we can use each as a lever to evolve the other.Check out our offerings & partners: My New Book SparkedMy New Podcast SPARKEDVisit Our Sponsor Page For a Complete List of Vanity URLs & Discount Codes.ClickUp: 15% Off. Code GOODLIFEZocdoc Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 14mins

28 Jul 2022