Wilderness Attitude Podcast
About This Show
It's all about your attitude. A positive, enlightening and informative podcast of amazing adventures from men and women who live in the spirit of the wilderness attitude! Hosted by Brandon Waddell, who has re-introduced himself and his children to wildlife, hunting and respect for the outdoors. In rediscovering his passion for life, health, and the wilderness, he has felt compelled to share his story and others stories in hopes of inspiring people. Produced by Mauromedia.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 65: Kirstie Ennis
2 days ago
Kirstie Ennis joined the Marine Corps at 17 years old and served over six years as a helicopter door gunner and airframes mechanic, until June 23rd, 2012. This is the day that her life changed forever. On a routine flight to Now Zad & Musa Qala, Afghanistan, Kirstie's helicopter went down. As a result of the crash, Kirstie suffered extensive trauma to her brain and spinal cord, as well as extreme damage to her face, shoulder and left leg. After over 40 surgeries, an above the knee amputation, years of grueling physical & mental therapy and depression, Kirstie pulled through and is now an avid snowboarder, cyclist, mountaineer, rock climber, runner, swimmer & hunter.
Kirstie talks about the crash, the mental & physical battle she went through after, and the pivotal moment where she decided to take control of her life again. We discuss some of the incredible adventures she has gone on with one leg, her involvement with many projects including Wounded Warrior Outdoors and her new digital series, Adventures Enabled. Kirstie also talks about being on the cover of ESPN's The Body Issue, how she has made it her mission to inspire others with adversities to push through & overcome any situation, and some of the amazing adventures she still wants to achieve.
If you need a little inspiration in your life, then give this one a listen. It will make you think, give you hope and push you to power through whatever obstacles come your way.
Episodes of This Show
5 days ago
Rated 5 out of
A Must Listen!
Loving this podcast! I do not listen to very many but I was turned on to this 1 by a friend who thought I might enjoy it. The host, Brandon & his guests are allI about the wilderness and the adventures it has to offer. It is so great to be able to relate to so many people who share my love for the outdoors!
Date published: 2017-12-22