Paralympic Gold Medalist Brenna Huckaby on Mindset, Self Love and Breaking Boundaries
From Paralympics to Sports Illustrated, Brenna Huckaby is changing the narrative!
Brenna faced life-altering obstacles after losing her leg to cancer at the age of 14. Reforging her identity, she fought for her next big thrill; snowboarding! ????
Chasing after World Championships and working extra hard to thrive after an unexpected pregnancy at 19, she’s become a 2-time gold medalist and is proving to the world that no matter what happens, you can keep living your life and chasing your dreams.
Brenna’s sliding into today’s episode to talk about:
????Her cancer diagnosis and journey to overcome it
????How she found snowboarding (and how it helped her heal)
????The moment she overcame her self-doubt (get ready for goosebumps!)
????Her secret power for pushing through fear
????The one BIG thing she wants to instill in people all around the world
Ready to dive in!?
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SHORT ON TIME? Here are some key topics we covered…
0:00 – A Raw intro
2:30 – Brennas story – where she started!
3:30 – Brenna’s cancer diagnosis – the beginning stages of feeling something off in her leg
4:40 – The moment Brenna found out she had cancer
6:40 – The game plan for chemo-therapy and surgery
7:18 – The moment Brenna started to loose her hair
7:40 – Brenna finding out she was going to have to remove her leg
9:30 – Navigating through her limiting beliefs of living a full life with a prosthetic leg
12:30 – FREE TRAINING: End the Battle with Food & Your Body
14:15 – How did snowboarding come into play??
16:30 – Transferring her dream of gymnastics over to snowboarding
21:40 – Working through fear & self-doubt
23:15 – The pressure that comes with competing and competition AND Brennas HUGE surprise with pregnancy at 19
25:00 – Having a baby at 19 while being a professional athlete
26:30 – The drive her daughter gave her to WIN
32:00 – Brenna in competition
35:30 – Mindset tools from competitive sports that can be applied to anyone
39:30 – What would Brenna tell women of the world?
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