Aug. 20, 2020

John Beede: Masculinity and the Path to Becoming a True Warrior with a Mount Everest Climber

John Beede (pronounced, BEE-DEE), has climbed to the top of the tallest mountain on every continent, including Mount Everest. During the 9-year adventure, he somehow survived avalanches, pulmonary edema, tribal warfare, and a whole lot of Clif bars. He’s a worldwide adventurer who has traveled to 65 countries, written 3 books, and given live presentations to nearly 1 million teen and middle school audience members. His new book is called The Warrior Challenge: 8 Quests for Boys to Grow Up with Kindness, Courage, and Grit.


Social media: @johnbeede

Chapter Markers

  • 00:00 - Introduction - John Beede
  • 01:38 - John's new book and toxic masculinity
  • 05:51 - Asking for help and climbing Mount Everest
  • 15:08 - Support systems and positivity
  • 28:53 - Adventuring and finding your passion
  • 41:06 - Goal setting
  • 45:24 - Mount Everest journey
  • 57:53 - Lasting thoughts

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