Jonathan Swiatocha Has a Goal to Make Olympic History


Jonathan Swiatocha has a goal that many people may consider impossible.

He wants to run in the Olympic games, and if he achieves that goal, he will become the first Olympic runner to ever compete in the games after suffering a Traumatic Brain Injury.

Jonathan Swiatocha

Jonathan Swiatocha

When Jonathan was 10 years old, he was riding in a car and was hit by a drunk driver. He shares the story of the accident, the recovery process, and not being defined by his injury during our chat on today’s show.

And in the following video, you can see some of the images from the accident as well.

Jonathan and I had a great chat, and covered a variety of topics. Here are some of the highlights from our chat.

  • Getting ready for his first marathon and hoping to run the Olympic standard
  • His injury and continuing to deal with it on a daily basis
  • The birthplace of his Olympic dream
  • No fear about running his first marathon
  • Getting into public speaking and inspiring others

If you’d like to connect with Jonathan, and learn more about what he has going on. You can find check out his blog, following him on Twitter and Instagram, and like his page on Facebook.

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