63: One Armed World Champion with Baxter Humby


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Baxter Humby has lived his entire life without his right arm, but it hasn't stopped him from becoming a world champion kickboxer. In this episode:

  • Losing his aright arm after entanglement with the umbilical cord at birth
  • Standing up to bullies by fighting back
  • How a seemingly weakness became a great strength
  • The difference between tae kwon do vs. kickboxing vs. muay thai
  • How did he get the nickname, “One Armed Bandit”?
  • Making the Canadian Paralympic team as a long distance runner
  • How he proved the doubters wrong and won a Kickboxing World Championship
  • The only man in history to win world titles with one arm
  • The only limits you have, are the ones you put on yourself
  • Acting as a stunt double for major Hollywood productions

You can follow Baxter's Facebook fan page at https://www.facebook.com/BaxterOneArmBanditHumby/

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