97 episodes

No Barriers empowers people to break through barriers, find their inner purpose and contribute their best to the world. The No Barriers Podcast is an exploration of the gritty reality of the struggles we all face, with the detailed stories of those that have persevered to find amazing outcomes on the other side.

The No Barriers Podcast is a production of No Barriers USA, a not-for profit corporation as designated under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All donations are tax-deductible.

To learn more about No Barriers, visit nobarriersusa.org and find out how you can get involved in our programs.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 69 Ratings

No Barriers empowers people to break through barriers, find their inner purpose and contribute their best to the world. The No Barriers Podcast is an exploration of the gritty reality of the struggles we all face, with the detailed stories of those that have persevered to find amazing outcomes on the other side.

The No Barriers Podcast is a production of No Barriers USA, a not-for profit corporation as designated under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All donations are tax-deductible.

To learn more about No Barriers, visit nobarriersusa.org and find out how you can get involved in our programs.

    Loss and Light with Mike May

    Loss and Light with Mike May

    Mike May is a business executive, record-setting skier, and innovator who happens to be blind. Mike has taken the adversity in his life and converted it into the driving force behind his innovations in inclusive technology. This episode is sponsored by Arrow Electronics.

    • 39 min
    Reclaiming Life Outdoors with Quinn Brett

    Reclaiming Life Outdoors with Quinn Brett

    Record-setting climber, Quinn Brett, speaks to Erik and Dave about the accident that left her paralyzed in 2017 and her subsequent journey back to the outdoor spaces she knows and loves. This episode is sponsored by the Winnebago Industries Foundation.

    • 36 min
    Exploring Within with Biohacker, Victor Mifsud

    Exploring Within with Biohacker, Victor Mifsud

    Jeff and Erik speak with Victor Mifsud about his fascinating findings as a biohacker. Victor originally went on a journey of self-discovery to confront his diagnosis of retinitis pigmentosa and in the process has met and interviewed countless experts, scientists, and others on the forefront of medicine, psychology, and wellness. His deep dive into so-called alternative therapies has led to a wealth of knowledge regarding our internal landscape.

    • 41 min
    Coping with COVID with Dr. Kurt Papenfus

    Coping with COVID with Dr. Kurt Papenfus

    Erik and Jeff speak with Dr. Kurt Papenfus, about his experience with COVID-19 and its aftermath. Dr. Papenfus talks about how he utilized his experiences in the climbing world to help him survive and recover and offers advice on how to stay safe in our changing world.

    • 35 min
    Keepin’ It Real with Heather Thomson

    Keepin’ It Real with Heather Thomson

    Our hosts chat with a longtime supporter of No Barriers, and wearer of many hats - Heather Thomson. Heather speaks to Erik and Dave about everything from the challenges of being an entrepreneur, motherhood, and her new endeavor with her whole foods supplement company, Beyond Fresh.

    • 44 min
    Vulnerability and Strength with Joanna Walters

    Vulnerability and Strength with Joanna Walters

    Our hosts, Jeff and Erik, speak with Joanna Walters about her barrier-breaking career in the Navy as one of the first women serving aboard combatant ships as a Surface Warfare Officer.

    Warning: This episode contains adult themes and language.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
69 Ratings

69 Ratings

NPGuru ,

A reason to listen

We all know Erik’s adventures are brave and bold. But the story telling here takes life lessons and serves them up so we all can benefit.

JoshCrist ,

Empowering, insightful and inspiring! 🔥

Whether you’re well established as someone who can translate creative energy into the impact you want to have on the world, or are just getting started as a catalyst for change - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Erik, Dave and Jeff do an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a life you can be proud of - from leaders who’ve broken through their own barriers while actually walking the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

karlys ,

A Must Listen!

Erik, Dave, and Jeff bring the inspirational content to our ears every other week with this podcast! I always look forward to seeing who they bring on next. :)

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