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Shay Eskew

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Episode 6 - Shay Eskew (IronMan, Author, Burn Survivor)

Dad Conversations

Today you'll hear from Shay, a Burn survivor, Father of 5, Team USA IronMan Athlete, Author, and Motivational Speaker:How he develops mental toughness in his kidsGetting 65% of his body burned as an 8-yr-oldThe life-changing impact a Get-Well card can haveSedating a bear with a syringe in your hand rather than darting itHow getting smoked by an old man in a workout changed his lifeOnly being able to sweat through part of your bodyPlaying little-league baseball when you can't raise your armHow to get into endurance running from scratchWhy he does not stretch and does eat pizza before each raceWhy Gratitude is the key Learn more at:https://shayeskew.com/https://twitter.com/ShayEskewShay's Book:https://www.amazon.com/Shay-Eskew/e/B07HFDGVPF%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share

1hr 33mins

1 Aug 2020

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Becker Group Business Leadership Podcast: Shay Eskew on Overcoming Adversity

Becker Group Business Leadership Podcast

This episode features Shay Eskew, who has an incredible story of resiliency and overcoming adversity.  Here he discusses the accident that pushed him to become who he is today, how he has come to peace with his situation, and more.


19 May 2020

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Becker Group Business Leadership Podcast: Shay Eskew on Overcoming Adversity

Becker Group Podcast Series

This episode features Shay Eskew, who has an incredible story of resiliency and overcoming adversity.  Here he discusses the accident that pushed him to become who he is today, how he has come to peace with his situation, and more.


19 May 2020

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What The Fire Ignited: Rising Above Adversities With Shay Eskew

Forged In The Fires Podcast with Fireman Rob

Rising above adversities, Ironman, burn survivor, and motivational speaker Shay Eskew believes obstacles are opportunities in disguise. Today, host Robert "Fireman Rob" Verhelst interviews Shay who is also an All American / All World ranked triathlete, former black bear researcher, and best-selling author of What The Fire Ignited. Listen to Shay’s story as he shares how he allowed his perspectives control his life for the better and how he did not allow negativities to stop him from becoming an athlete. He shares three strategies that has helped him shape his reality and do daily things. Don’t miss this podcast episode and let his words inspire you to be thankful for everything that you have right now.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


11 May 2020

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76 Shay Eskew and What the Fire Ignited

Ginger & Chocolate

Shay is an All American / All World ranked triathlete, former black bear researcher, burn survivor with scars over 65% of his body, Bestselling author and sought out motivational speaker. At the age of 8, Shay was set afire by a neighbor’s child and credited with saving the life of his 7-year-old friend. Despite being told he’d never play sports again, enduring over 35 surgeries the last 36 years, Shay is a 4x IRONMAN, 4x member of Team USA, 25x IRONMAN 70.3 athlete, ranked top 1% of IRONMAN worldwide, and has competed in 11 triathlon World Championships in 7 countries on 4 continents, including the IRONMAN World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. Additionally, Shay is a sponsored triathlete of Newton Running and First Endurance and a long standing member of the IRONMAN Foundation ambassador team. Equally impressive, Shay is the proud father of 5 kids under 13. This is all covered in his book, "What the Fire Ignited." Contact Shay on his: website: ShayEskew.com Instagram: @mrshaysq Facebook: @shaysq Linkedin: @shayeskew Email: inspire@shayeskew.com ------------------------------------------ To join Mike's Kona fundraising efforts, simply go to Mike's Ironman Foundation Fundraising page. Be sure to check with your employer to see if they are among the many that will match your donation! Please share this podcast and the fundraising link with friends, family, and those in your network who can help us with this important mission. Age Groupies is excited to announce a new sponsor: Cycle Cast! This new fitness app delivers hit music and world-class instructors directly to you through audio-guided indoor cycling rides. For our Age Groupies listeners, we have an awesome promo. Go to cyclecast.com/activate and enter the code GROUPIES to get a 30 days free on top of the regular 7 day free trial.  =========================================== Thanks for checking out Age Groupies Podcast, a podcast for amateur endurance athletes. Your hosts Lindsay Hiken and Mike Ergo are triathlon junkies who shoot the breeze about all things endurance sports, interview amateur athletes about their experiences, and discuss whatever else pops into their heads. If you enjoy the show please leave us a rating/review on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts, and tell a friend!  You can email questions and topic ideas to AgeGroupies@gmail.com, and follow the show on social media: Instagram: @AgeGroupies Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/agegroupies/ Twitter: @AgeGroupie Strava: Lindsay Hiken and Mike Ergo


30 Apr 2020

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how to embrace the suck with ironman and burn survivor, Shay Eskew

Elevation Nation by Klyn Elsbury

Shay Eskew  is an All American / All World ranked triathlete, former black bear researcher, burn survivor with scars over 65% of his body, best-selling author and sought out motivational speaker. ... Equally impressive, Shay is the proud father of 5 kids under 12. We all face obstacles. His message will help you realize our greatest tragedies are often our greatest blessings if we have the faith to stay the course. He will share how despite being told he'd never compete in sports again and having to learn how to walk again, he went on to compete in 11 triathlon World Championships including the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. We are all facing something; we all have the odds stacked against us in some way. Attendees should take comfort in knowing others have been there and not only survived but thrived. His message of training the brain, shaping your reality and doing the daily things empowers everyone to quit making excuses, do the hard work and "embrace the suck." Text INSPIRE to 66866 for encouraging words, free courses to help you unlock meaning in your life, and Klyn's favorite resources.  Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher |Radio Public Note-worthy moments with Shay Eskew 2:54   Hear the philosophy of why anything worth doing, is worth overdoing 3:06 Listen to what gave Shay the confidence to leave a corporate career he hated to pursue the things in life he was most passionate about.  7:01 Learn what cartesian doubt is and how you can apply it to your life for the ultimate perspective shift during a challenging time 11:51  Discover how Shay found a way of explaining his burn marks, try not to laugh - I dare ya!  20:36 How to get through tough times when a loved one receives an unfortunate diagnosis 16:16 What the heck is the pain cave?  And also why I'm now buying one...  ELEV8 Resources! 1) Free Master Class: Join Klyn to learn how to decrease stress and anxiety, and ELEV8 your life's purpose.  Learn the secrets of resilience and maximize your potential. 2)  Free Inspirational Book Learn the secrets of how self-made millionaires and olympians overcame their darkest days, set against the backdrop of Klyn's life growing up inside hospitals.


16 Apr 2020

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Episode 18: Shay Eskew

My Good Friends

Shay Eskew is our last guest of the year. We talk about kids, diapers, life and Shay’s incredible story. We send the year out with a bang!


10 Dec 2019

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Shay Eskew | Use Humor to Overcome Pain & Scars

Spartan Up! - A Spartan Race for the Mind!

When he was just 8 years of age, his friend accidentally lit him on fire. The impact was severe. Undergoing decades of surgeries to treat the 65% of his body now covered in scars, Shay is a true Phoenix. His inner spirit, and his joyful charm, have been forged like steel through fire. In spite of constant pain he became an undefeated boxer, an Ironman and multiple time World Champion athlete, and in Tahoe a Spartan. As he says, obstacles are merely opportunities in disguise, face everything in life with tenacity and perseverance… and most of all HUMOR! Stay tuned at the end to hear Joe De Sena (Spartan founder and CEO) and Johnny Waite talk about what they learned from Shay and how you can integrate those lessons into your life. LESSONS Humor is powerful medicine- don’t take yourself so seriously When your comfortable with you who are, those around you will be as well People gravitate to inner strength Have fun with the challenges you face Be memorable It’s all about tenacity & perseverance Competition vs. athleticism Don’t take your gifts for granted Obstacles are opportunities Find your “why” Enjoy joyful suffering Don’t be a victim Never quit LINKS https://shayeskew.com https://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/shc This episode is brought to you by www.TRUEFORMRUNNER.com TIME STAMPS 0:00 Johnny & Joe introduce Shay Eskew 1:50 TRUEFORMRUNNER.COM break 2:20 Interview Sefra & Shay begins with getting set on fire 3:15 Shriners Hospital comes to the rescue! 4:00 Loving to compete 5:35 The emotional journey 7:00 Leading life with humor 8:30 being comfortable with who you are 9:30 turning fear into fun 11:00 being memorable 11:30 TRUEFORMRUNNER.COM Break 13:20 Interview continues with thermoregulation 14:30 Tenacity & perseverance 16:00 Competition vs athleticism in Ironman’s 18:00 A lifetime of care at Shriners Children’s Hospital dealing with burns 21:00 Don’t take for granted the gifts you have 23:00 Tough love works - obstacles as opportunities 24:00 “What the Fire Ignited” 26:00 Three takeaway lessons 28:40 The joy suffering 29:45 Lose the victim mentality - never quit 30:45 Joe & Dr. Johnny discuss Shay’s awesome perspective SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Google Play: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpPlay FOLLOW SPARTAN UP: Spartan Up on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/spartanuppodcast/ Spartan Up on Twitter https://twitter.com/SpartanUpPod CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion, llc. Hosts: Joe De Sena, Sefra Alexandra & Dr. Johnny Waite Col. Nye is off in a secret location Synopsis – Sefra Alexandra | Seed Huntress Production Assistant - Andrea Hagarty © 2019 Spartan


26 Nov 2019

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012: Finding Courage Under Fire with Shay Eskew

HowieDoinIt — a podcast about resilience

Shay Eskew was just 8-years-old when a simple act of neighborly kindness led to a horrific accident that caused debilitating burns across 65 percent of his body and loss of mobility in his limbs. Shay survived and, after more than 35 surgeries and years of rehabilitation, went on to accomplish amazing personal and athletic feats that are both humbling and awe-inspiring.  Shay has competed in more than 70 triathlons, including 13 World Championships across four continents. He is a four-time Ironman, ranked in the top 1% of 70.3 Ironmen athletes in the world, as well as a National Wrestling Hall of Fame inductee and Medal of Courage recipient. He’s an author, speaker, devoted husband and father of five. In today’s episode, Shay shares the physical and mental struggles he’s had to overcome to become a competitive athlete and champion, as well as a successful business leader and family man. Show Notes: HowieDoinIt.com/12 Subscribe, Rate, & Review: http://howiedoinit.com/subscribe Connect with Howie: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube Ask Howie: If you want Howie to answer your questions in an upcoming episode, drop him a line at questions@howiedoinit.com

1hr 1min

14 Nov 2019

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Ep. 148 | From Burn Victim to 4X Ironman with Shay Eskew

Resist Average Academy | Tommy Baker

You have excuses on why you’re not where you want to be. You have reasons and beliefs about the past, or what happened, or how you’re not capable. But are these true —and furthermore, will you let them hold you back? Enter the latest Academy guest —Shay Eskew, who went from a tragic fire accident when he was 8 years old where over 70% of his body was impacted to become a 4X Ironman, top 1% in the world, Father of 5 and author, speaker and motivational trainer. During this conversation, you’re going to discover: Why success is chasing lofty goals  Why declaration requires massive courage The power of trying new things every day Shay's 8-year-old moment that changed his life How to shift to gratitude instead of victim mode Why your challenge becomes your power Why daily action and patience create results How Shay turned tragedy into his superpower Why embracing obstacles will level up your life How to become a 4X Ironman and champion Why bold and lofty goals create character How to harness discipline when you're tired Embracing the pain of regret or commitment How to sharpen your mind for 10X growth QUOTES "Success is having the courage to pursue what most people wouldn't." - Shay Eskew "To find your passion in life, try something new." - Shay Eskew "Am I living a life of courage, a life that my kids and wife are proud of?" - Shay Eskew "It took me 3 years to lift my right arm over my head, because it was melted to my side." - Shay Eskew "Everywhere I went, people would stare at me." - Shay Eskew LINKS Shay Eskew Online What The Fire Ignited Book INTRODUCING THE 7 DAY MOMENTUM CHALLENGE! Next Monday, we start the 7 Day Momentum Challenge where I’m going to coach and train you for an entire week, so you can: Create massive clarity and delete the rest Release overwhelm and procrastination Step into peak emotional states every day Identify the needle movers for 10X results ...and best of all, feel like you’re in a state of THRIVING and it’s only a matter of time until your vision comes to life. And best of all —you get access to me and a like-minded community for FREE. Join us at ResistAverageChallenge.com/enroll-now! BECOME THE REVIEWER OF THE WEEK! Do you love the Academy podcast? Review us on iTunes moble or desktop and enter for your chance to win Reviewer Of The Week.


3 Nov 2019