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David Goggins Q&A

How old am I? I’m 35 years old. I’ve been in the military for 16 years. You can find more information about me at davidgoggins.com. When is my next race? My problems with sickle cell during training have made my … Continue reading

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Heart surgery setback

In May 2009, I had my first heart surgery. Everything I just told you about, I did with a hole the size of a poker chip in my heart. I was training for a cross country, 11-day, 3,000 mile bike … Continue reading

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Badwater

I started training for the race in Death Valley. Basically, that means running on a treadmill in a sauna. My first Badwater Ultra, I got 5th place. The next year, I came in 3rd place. Since November 2005, I’ve raised … Continue reading

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I Googled the hardest 10 events in the world

I also googled foundations to find one to help me support the families of those soldiers. In 2008, we sent 266 kids to college who didn’t have to pay a dime. One of the hardest races I’ve run is The … Continue reading

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9/11

My first orders were to ship overseas to Afghanistan to be the Prime Minister’s body guard. I graduated at 200 lbs. Somewhat intimidating, but not enough. In security, your first line of defense is intimidation. So I gained all of … Continue reading

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First let me tell you how I met my wife

In Seal training, you pee on yourself. You’re in this freezing water, and peeing on yourself gives you a few seconds of warmth. So you just get used to it. Everybody does it. I’m out on a date with a … Continue reading

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