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Matt's attempt to share the incredible story's of his guests toughest times. In hope that their story's will help you get through yours.

The Matt Macduff Show Matt Macduff

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    • 4.9 • 122 Ratings

Matt's attempt to share the incredible story's of his guests toughest times. In hope that their story's will help you get through yours.

    #48 Overcoming Injuries With Professional Mountain Biker Tyler McCaul

    #48 Overcoming Injuries With Professional Mountain Biker Tyler McCaul

    #48 Overcoming Injuries With Professional Mountain Biker Tyler McCaul
    Tyler McCaul is a professional mountain biker who’s led a remarkable career competing at some of the industry’s most prestigious events. He’s competed at Crankworx and Red Bull Rampage, while also being part of some pretty impressive film projects. Recently, Tyler experienced the worst injury of his career— and it didn’t even happen while competing. This injury rocked Tyler’s world. His journey to recovery is filled with tough challenges, valuable lessons, and moments filled with grit and inspiration. This episode is for anyone who’s currently going through a tough time and isn’t sure they’ll be able to make it out ahead— Tyler did and his story is one for the books. 
    Conversation Topics:
    Tyler’s recent ankle injury: How it happened and his road to recovery  Overcoming negative self-talk  How to make it through impossibly tough times  What it was like moving into his dream house right before a life-altering injury  How it felt to finally see the light at the end of the tunnel after a gruelling recovery   His experience at Red Bull Rampage Tyler’s exciting new film project  … and so much more! 
    Want to connect with Tyler? 
    Follow him on Instagram and Facebook.
    Recommended Movies: 
    Evolution 
    Recommended Books:
    Lucky from Virgin: An Unlikely Story

    • 1 hr 32 min
    #47 Finding Balance With Pro Mountain Biker and YouTuber Jeff Lenosky

    #47 Finding Balance With Pro Mountain Biker and YouTuber Jeff Lenosky

    #27 Finding Balance With Pro Mountain Biker and YouTuber Jeff Lenosky
    Jeff Lenosky is a professional mountain biker and YouTuber who’s had one of the most tremendous careers in the industry. Jeff’s been riding for a living for over 25 years and he’s been featured in some of the most inspiring video parts in BMX history. I’ve looked up to this guy for years due to the sheer longevity of his exciting career. Jeff’s a guy who’s stayed authentic and true to himself consistently while he’s navigated the exhilarating BMX industry and his rise to YouTube fame. In this episode, Jeff shares an intimate glimpse into his life with stories that are sure to inspire any aspiring athletes out there! 
     
    Conversation Topics:
    The freestyle show that changed everything for Jeff  Jeff’s top highlights throughout his 25 year career  Sponsorships A deep dive into the value of social media  Youtube: How to get started and stand out on this popular platform  Managing injuries and having the courage to get back on the bike   
    … and so much more! 
     
    Want to connect with Jeff?
    Follow him on Instagram and Facebook
    Check out his YouTube
     
    Recommended Books:
    The Time Traveler by Joseph R. Stefano

    • 2 hrs
    #46 Walking the Walk With BMX Legend Morgan Wade

    #46 Walking the Walk With BMX Legend Morgan Wade

    #46 Walking the Walk With BMX Legend Morgan Wade
    Morgan Wade is a pro-BMXer, builder, artist, father, and winner of 3 NorCups and multiple X Games. Morgan has had a tremendous career and is still thriving to this day. Though he’s accomplished so much, Morgan is a man who doesn’t find his identity in what he does. He’s someone who truly walks the walk, instead of just talking the talk— an admirable characteristic in someone who’s risen to his level of fame. In this episode, Morgan shares the inspiring story of his rise to BMX fame and how he isn’t stopping anytime soon. 
    Conversation Topics:
    The intriguing backstories to many of Wade’s exciting projects  Drew Bezanson’s Uncontainable project  Art  Staying authentic on and off the bike  Contests  Morgan’s philosophy on competing Injuries Fitness  How morgan has seen action sports change over the years  … and so much more! 
    Want to connect with Wade?
    Follow him on Instagram and Twitter
    Check out his website
    Wade’s Top BMX Movies of All time:
    Etnies Forward 
    Criminal Mischief 
    Recommended Books:
    The Bible 
    Fearless by Eric Blehm

    • 2 hrs 33 min
    45# Chelsea Kimball From Parties and Raves to Pro-Mountain Biker and Queen of Dark Fest

    45# Chelsea Kimball From Parties and Raves to Pro-Mountain Biker and Queen of Dark Fest

    45# Chelsea Kimball: How She Went From Parties and Raves to Pro-Mountain Biker and Queen of Dark Fest
    Chelsea Kimball is a professional freeride mountain biker based in the United States. She travels around the world to events, races, and competitions in pursuit of adventure. Chelsea recently took home the first-ever Queen of Dark Fest award in April 2022. Her passion for mountain biking sprouted a lot later than most bikers—though you’d never know it when you see her outstanding skills. Chelsea’s first love of sports began with rock climbing where she had some ambitious goals to climb El Capitan before her newfound fascination with mountain biking steered her in a new direction. Surprisingly, before getting into the sports world, Chelsea was an avid party-goer who went to some of the biggest raves in the United States. Tune in to hear all about Chelsea’s exciting journey from raving to rock climbing, to pursuing a thrilling career in mountain biking.
    Conversation Topics:
    Chelsea’s love of rock climbing What it’s like to live on the road The freedom and balance that comes with her work Her transition into mountain biking from rock climbing Overcoming fear in sports Chelsea’s inspiring advice to her younger self Want to connect with Chelsea?
    Follow her on Instagram
    Check her out at Darkfest
    Recommended Books:
    The Mountaineering Bible

    • 1 hr 3 min
    #44 The Intricacies of Weightlifting With Coach Jeremy Martin

    #44 The Intricacies of Weightlifting With Coach Jeremy Martin

    #44 The Intricacies of Weightlifting With coach Jeremy Martin
    Jeremy Martin is a life-long competitive athlete and fitness coach. His experiences range from team sports to combat sports and individual strength sports such as powerlifting. Jeremy’s love for coaching began when he was just a young man in high school writing strength and conditioning programs for friends and family. Fast forward to 2022, and Jeremy has now been a professional coach for over 15 years. He and his wife own Loaded Athletics— a fitness studio dedicated to showing people just how strong they are and how much stronger they can be. Jeremy’s expertise in his field is truly inspiring— this episode will leave you exhilarated and motivated to pursue your passions.
    Conversation Topics:
    How Jeremy discovered his passion for weightlifting and coaching others The basics of how to get stronger: what really matters and what doesn’t Which characteristics are vital when searching for a coach to help take your performance to the next level The complex relationship between student and teacher Transcending limiting beliefs … and so much more!
    Want to connect with Jeremy?
    Check out the Loaded Athletics website
    Follow Loaded Athletics and Jeremy on Instagram
     
    Recommended Books:
    The Brain That Changes Itself by Norman Doidge
    Embrace The Chaos by Darren Roberts

    • 1 hr 31 min
    #43 Recovering & Dealing With Injuries With Davi Birks

    #43 Recovering & Dealing With Injuries With Davi Birks

    #34 Recovering & Dealing With Injuries With Davi Birks
    Davi Birks is an entrepreneur, podcaster, and avid mountain biker. He co-founded HKT products, a sporting goods manufacturing company run by bikers. He’s also the host of The Ride Companion Podcast where he talks all things mountain biking with incredible people in the industry. Davi has been a guest on the show many times, but we’re covering a brand new topic— injuries. Last year, Davi suffered a life-changing crash. He battled broken bones, head injuries, and severe pain, and still has a long recovery ahead of him. In this episode, Davi and I both talk about the injuries we’ve faced as bikers and our intense experiences recovering from them.
    Conversation Topics:
    The story of his life-altering crash His tough time in the hospital Navigating the need for pain killers  Davi’s experience with physio Navigating the health care system and advocating for himself The Ride Companion Podcast Davi’s rebrand and new podcast with Olly Wilkins All the trauma, BS, hard feelings, and emotions that come up through a long recovery … and so much more!
    Want to connect with Davi?
    Follow him on Twitter
    Check out The Ride Companion Podcast

    • 2 hrs 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
122 Ratings

122 Ratings

michael laprise ,

Thaaaaaa best

This dude is animal !!!
Love who you go DEEP whit your interview .
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Big love

AndreiBarbosu ,

Ryan Nyquist episode

Mat that’s amazing ! Such a good job !

How could I reach out to you ?

I need your help more than ever because you ve dealt with some demons and I need to conquer my battles. And it’s in regards to some topics you guys touched right here in this episode. I’m
Battling with quitting bikes although it’s my greatest passion

GreaterShadow ,

Super Interesting

Matt has a natural style and ability on a mic. His ability to relate to his guest with similar life experiences is quite amazing.
I think his guests and being injured is really part of life but all the guest have faced adversity as we all do. How an elite extreme sport athlete gets pas these challenges holds some lessons for us all.

Thanks Matt. Killer podcast!

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