22: CONAN VISSER: I CAN I WILL
It’s sometimes the chance encounters of our life that lead us to fulfil unexpected potential. That’s exactly what happened with our guest in this episode, Conan Visser, Founder and CEO of I Can I Will. It was a last ditch attempt to help their son for one set of parents who went to Conan as a personal trainer for their son. Along the way, Conan discovered the incredible impact that relatability and believing in young people with special needs can have. We hear the full story of how I Can I Will began, how it led to a world record and how it is a catalyst for breaking stereotypes and limitations for youth with special needs.
“Scar Tissue” by Anthony Kiedi
“Act as if it’s impossible to fail”
A new tradition of beginning family events with giving back
To find out more about I Can I Will, go to: http://www.icaniwill.org.au/
Follow the work of I Can I Will: Facebook and Instagram
To find out more about Conan’s fitness label: http://www.conanvisser.com/
Susie was inspired by Stella Young’s TEDx talk from Sydney in 2014. Check out the full talk here: Inspiration porn and the objectification of disability: Stella Young at TEDxSydney 2014
By Anthony Kiedis, Larry Sloman
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