Zero Limits Podcast is hosted by Australian Veterans Matt and Shane. Throughout these podcast the boys will be speaking to high charging humans from around the world with a zero limit attitude. One of the best ways we can give our listeners motivation and the ability to complete any goal they set their mind to is through hearing zero limit stories from these hectic people! Lets go!
Ep. 10 - Brad Thomas Former Army Ranger and Delta Force Operator
On today's episode with have Brad Thomas a retired veteran Army Ranger and Delta Force operator. Brad was with the Ranger Battalion at the Battle of Mogadishu in October 1993 and went on to spend 12 years with Delta Force with operational deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq. After 20 years of service to his country, he started a band of veteran musicians made up of veterans, "Silence & Light." Brad is an accomplished guitar player and composer. Through their music sales, they donate the proceeds to veteran's charities too. Not only being a tier one operator and overall badass he is a humble human and continues to prove beyond the darkness, there is light through his music he creates. Lets GO!
Ep. 9 - Jarryd McNeil FMX Athlete, 9 times X Games Gold Medalist
Jarryd McNeil grew up in Kerang, Australia, and began riding dirtbikes at 2 and a half years old. About six years later, Jarryd began his career as a motocross racer, where he went on to win multiple state and national championships before turning pro. At 18, his interest shifted to freestyle, and he began investing the majority of his time in FMX. In 2010, he received an invite to the X Games and decided to make the move to the United States. Since then, he has collected nine X Games medals, qualified for three AMA Outdoor Nationals, taken 1st at the Monster Energy Cup Biggest Whip competition twice, and taken 1st at the Monster Energy Cup Quarter Pipe Big Air Competition. Aside from competing against the world’s best FMX athletes, Jarryd enjoys touring the world and wowing crowds with his extended Nitro Circus family. Let's Go!
BONUS Ep. Sergeant Steven Court - Veteran and First Responder to Curtis McGrath IED blast
ANZAC DAY BONUS EPISODE
To follow up on Curtis McGrath's incident in Afghanistan, we have a chat with a very special human and what we call an Australian Hero Sergeant Steven Court. He was the Combat First Aider first to arrive at the IED blast site in which Curtis was severely injured and was almost killed. We get a in depth view of the steps taken to ensure Curtis had a chance to survive his life threatening injuries. Let's Go!!!
Episode 8 - Curtis McGrath OAM Veteran Combat Engineer, IED Blast Survivor and Paralympic Gold Medalist
Curtis McGrath OAM has served in the Australian Army as a combat engineer for 6 years where he served with honour in East Timor, Indonesia and Afghanistan.
On the 23rd of August, 2012, young Sapper Curtis McGrath’s life changed forever. The decorated Sapper was three months into a tour of insurgent-rife areas of Afghanistan when he stepped on an improvised explosive device (IED). The then 24-year-old tragically lost both his legs in the blast.
Curtis remembers much of that day and the brave efforts of his comrades, actions that undeniably saved his life.
And only twenty minutes after the losing his legs, Curtis had set his sights on the future and again representing his country. Astoundingly, rumour has it he said, "You'll see me in the Paralympics"...
In 2016, just over 4 years after losing his legs, Curtis true to his word, not only made it to the Paralympics but made history in becoming the first Australian to win a Paralympic Gold medal in the Paracanoe event at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Ep. 7 - Brian Hewitt Former British Paratrooper / Counter Terrorism Operator and Private Security Contractor
On todays episode of Zero Limits Podcast we have ex British Paratrooper/Counter Terrorism Operator and Private Security Contractor Brian Hewitt. Brian joined the British military in the early 2000's posting to 2 Para. After a deployment to Iraq he was posted to 1 Para Special Forces Support Group. Brian deployed 4 times to Afghanistan spending roughly 2 years in country fighting the war on terror. After discharging the military he became a private military contractor in Iraq spending 7 years in Baghdad at the British Embassy and Australian Embassy. Join us for a hectic chat. Lets Go!
Ep. 6 - Paul De Gelder Former Paratrooper - Navy Clearance Diver and Shark Attack Survivor
On today's episode we speak to Paul De Gelder. As a teenager Paul ran rampart with his friends and became involved in drinking, fighting and stealing. It was the year 2000 when he joined the Royal Australian Army as a Paratrooper in search of a better life. In 2005 Paul attempted the Royal Australian Navy Clearance Diver selection process after a year of diver he was accepted on the dive team. But in February 2009 whilst on a dive in Sydney Harbour Paul was attacked by a bull shark and lost his right hand and right leg in the attack. After 3 and half years of being an instructor for the Navy he discharged and has become an international guest speaker, environmentalist and is a regular on Discovery's Shark Week. Let's Go!