Season 1, Episode 25: Bob Bardwell on a Life of Impact: 100 Wheelchair Marathons, 16,565 Extra Days
Bob Bardwell became paralyzed from the waist down at 25 when a construction accident caused a digger truck to fall on him. Now in his seventies, Bob has turned one of his greatest tragedies into one of his greatest triumphs. He has finished 100 marathons in his wheelchair, he created Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch, home to military Welcome Home initiatives, camps, and retreats, he helped create and host the National Wheelchair Sports Camp for the past 35 years, and so much more.
Bob's Website: http://bobbardwell.org/
Contact Bob for one of his books: 507.533.6707
Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch Website: https://www.ironwoodsprings.com/
National Wheelchair Sports Camp: https://www.ironwoodsprings.com/wheelchairsports
Scripture referenced in the episode:
-Proverbs 18:14: "The human spirit can endure a sick body, but who can bear a crushed spirit?"
-2 Chronicles 32:7: "Be strong and courageous, do not fear or be dismayed because of the king of Assyria nor because of all the horde that is with him; for the one with us is greater than the one with him."
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