About This Show
Welcome to the Trail Angels, the show for those with an adventurous spirit and undeniable attitude. No matter what setbacks you’ve had in your life you can still be a world class adventurer and we will be your guide. Join the Trail Angels, Amanda Webb and Vanessa Spiller as they help you unleash the Athlete and Adventurer within and complete the journey of a lifetime each and every week.
Featured Co-Host: Robyn Benincasa, World Champion Adventure Racer, award-winning motivational speaker, 3x Guinness World Record kayaker, San Diego firefighter, 10x Ironman triathlete, New York Times bestselling author, proud owner of two bionic metal hips, and the Founder and CEO of The 501c3 Project Athena Foundation joins us on occasion to expand on the C4 life!
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037 A Conversation with Pete Driscoll, Physical Education Teacher
5 days ago
Education Teacher Summary On this episode, we talk with Pete Driscoll, an elementary and middle school physical education teacher in Hartland, Vermont. In 2015, Pete started a unique program using CrossFit to help kids to be more fit and engaged in school. The program has been a huge success because of its impact on students, parents, and the entire community. Pete shares how he started the program and the numerous ways it has changed people’s lives. You’ll be inspired by Pete’s story of getting fit and taking action to impact others. You’ll discover: How Pete came up with the idea of using CrossFit to help students. Why CrossFit is a particularly good fit for middle school students. He Pete used data to help his administrators and school board see how the program could impact students. Why it’s important to be comfortable being uncomfortable. How kids have changed because of their participation in the program. Pete’s advice for people who are fearful of new challenges. Why failure needs to be your friend in order to achieve success. Click to Tweet Discover how one middle school teacher is using #CrossFit to make a difference in students’ lives. #fitness #teachers Do the uncommon uncommonly well. #excellence #fitness Middle school PE teacher Pete Driscoll’s advice for reaching your #goals: Be better than yesterday. Interview Links & Other Resources HESCrossfit.com HES video gallery Connect with HES Crossfit on Facebook Project Athena Foundation Leave a review on iTunes