Off The Podium
It’s time for a special interview on the show today as we are joined by two-time American Olympic kayaker Cliff Meidl and American doctor Dr. Malcolm Lesavoy to learn about their unique friendship and just how together they created one of the most inspirational Olympic stories in recent history! We find out from Cliff how a horrific accident set him on a path to the Olympics and just how overcoming the prospect of losing his legs and coming into contact with Dr. Lesavoy helped him along the way. We also learn from Dr. Lesavoy just what it was about Cliff that inspired him and how he was able to ensure that his journey post accident was able to continue. Added to this we find out just what it was like for Cliff to walk out into Stadium Australia carrying the US flag, how Dr. Lesavoy felt seeing Cliff represent his country twice at the Olympics as well as how and why their unique bromance still continues to this day. It’s an amazing inspirational story that you won’t want to miss!
At one point in your childhood, you probably thought you’d go to the Olympics. The hosts running this podcast still have those dreams, but they channeled that energy into a talk show about the games.