Ep 126: Beau Maier- Fight Oar Die- Rowing 3,000 miles to save veterans’ lives

Unbeatable by Jeff Struecker

Episode notes

Beau Maier struggled after serving in the Army. He didn’t realize how much other veterans also struggled until attending the funeral of a buddy who committed suicide. Right then, he and and a friend decided they were going to do something about the veteran suicide epidemic, and to raise awareness, they signed up for the toughest rowing race in the world with almost no rowing experience. That decision gave his life purpose, and his team became the first ever all-American, all-veteran team to row a rowboat 3,000 miles across the Atlantic ocean.  

You’ll hear:

  • How his past, his combat experience, and an injury were leading him down a dark path of addiction
  • Why he felt so strongly about doing something to save veterans’ lives
  • What it was like to start a nonprofit from scratch, figure out how to train, be a t ... 
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