Dream the impossible dream. Dream big dreams! But what if your dream hits a hurdle - quite literally? What do you do then? How do you respond? How do you pick yourself up and make it to the Finish Line?
After a hurdling accident cut short his Olympic gold dreams, he still found success and made his story happen in a different way. Let's listen to John Register and how he went through his journey turning a major tragedy into success.
[05:18] What was John Register's dream when he was young? Was being in the Olympics part of it?
[07:06] How is art and music a big part of John's life?
[10:04] Why did John join the military which brought him to the Gulf War?
[12:51] How does the military support Olympic aspirees?
[15:28] John takes us through the moments leading up to the biggest challenge he faced on May 17th, 1994
[20:25] John walks us through the aftermath of the accident.
[23:10] What helped John make the decision to have his leg amputated?
[25:10] What was John's long, arduous journey through recovery and his Olympic dreams?
[28:28] With John's accident and his Olympic dreams gone (for now), how did John support his family financially?
[31:20] How did John's "new normal" transition from 27 years ago helped him go through the COVID pandemic?
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