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Grit and Dirt - Inspirational Stories of Grit and the Dirt on How to Change Your Life

Jan 15, 2018

Tere Derbez-Zacher started swimming when she was 24-years old and began to dream of becoming a World Champion. Her coach told her she was too old and didn't have the abilities. She promptly left that coach and found an inexperienced coach who believed in her and was eager to learn. She now has 10 World Championship...


Jan 7, 2018

Haley Chura didn’t dream of becoming a professional triathlete when she was a collegiate swimmer at the University of Georgia. Far from it, she dreamed of life as an accountant.

After graduating from UGA, Haley went on to work for an accounting firm in Atlanta. It was her boss who challenged her to start running with...


Nov 12, 2017

As soon as you start a conversation with Jeff and Andre Shinabarger, you know that they are truly opposites in every way. Their playful banter and opposite perspective when sharing a story give you insight into how two strong-willed leaders who want to change the world have learned how to stay in love and raise...


Nov 5, 2017

Even though Jesica D'Avanza grew up with parents who instilled confidence in her abilities from an early age and a father who was a role model as an elite runner, when it came to her own personal journey to running, Jesica shares a story that many of us can relate to.

She grew up running high school track but as she...


Oct 29, 2017

We're excited to have made 13 episodes so far of the Grit and Dirt Podcast. For this episode, we wanted to do something a little different. 

 

Bethany catches us up on her latest news from pursuing IVF. Kathryn catches up on her latest news after her bike accident. Both talk about how those major life changes have...