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Wilderness Warrior: Teagan's Journey of Resilience from Bear Hunting to USA Special Olympics Despite Her Life Changing Disability

Teagan competing in the special olympics Alaska
Teagan Lockwood


In the latest episode of the Soul Summit Podcast, the Soul Summit Podcast Team had the privilege of diving into the remarkable journey of 21-year-old Teagan, a born and raised Alaskan whose passion for the outdoors and unwavering determination have shaped her into an extraordinary individual. Teagan's story resonated deeply. As individuals drawn to nature and adventure, hearing about Teagan's experiences in the Alaskan wilderness and on the ski slopes around the world was truly inspiring.

Listening to Teagan's story, we couldn't help but admire her resilience and tenacity in the face of adversity. Despite being born with a severe disability, she refused to let it define her or hold her back from pursuing her passions.

Instead, she embraced the challenges head-on, using them as fuel to propel her forward. One aspect of Teagan's journey that particularly struck the Soul Summit Team was her relationship with her father and their shared love for hunting. Growing up, Teagan's father instilled in her a deep appreciation for nature and taught her the importance of perseverance in the pursuit of her goals. Hearing about Teagan and her father's hunting expeditions reminded us of the special bond that can be forged through shared experiences in the great outdoors.

Life Lessons/Takeaways:

Teagan's story serves as a powerful reminder that no obstacle is too great to overcome with passion, determination, and a positive attitude. Her ability to seamlessly blend her femininity with her love for the outdoors is an inspiration to women everywhere, showing that strength and grace can coexist in perfect harmony. As individuals navigate their own journeys in life, it's important to remember Teagan's example of resilience and perseverance. Whether facing personal challenges or pursuing wildest dreams, one can draw strength from her story and know that anything is possible with the right mindset.


As the episode concludes, the team at Soul Summit is left feeling inspired and uplifted by Teagan's journey from the Alaskan wilderness to the global ski stage. Her story is a testament to the power of passion, determination, and a heart of gold, and we are grateful to have had the opportunity to learn from her experiences. Thank you for tuning in to this captivating episode of Soul Summit. Follow Teagan on Instagram (@teamteaganak) for more adventures and subscribe to the Soul Summit Podcast for empowering conversations with individuals who are creating positive change in the world!


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