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About David Goggins

motivational speaker and triathlete

David Goggins, is a well known author and athlete

David Goggins’ Social Media Profiles

What is David Goggins’ Net Worth

$2.5 million Dollars

When was David Born

17 February 1975, Buffalo, New York, United States

Introduction To David Goggins My Story

David Goggins, is an accomplished ultramarathon runner, cyclist, motivational speaker and triathlete. The 45 year-old, born on February 17th 1975, is a well known author in
America as well as a motivational speaker and athlete.

He has taken part in and led a large amount of charity work. David Goggins is most known for his public speaking and book in the self-help and biography genre. His most popular book is Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy The Odds, published in 2018.

“Motivation is crap, motivation comes and goes. When you’re driven, whatever is in front of you will get destroyed” – David Goggins

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David Goggins Personal History

In 1975, David Goggins was born to Jackie and Trunnis Goggins. Then in 1981, he lived in New York in Williamsville with both of his parents and his brother called Trunnis Jr. for Goggins, his childhood wasn’t easy as he openly spoke about the poverty and racial abuse he experienced as a child. When he was just six years old, he started working at his dad’s ice rink with his family, named Skateland.

Firstly, Goggins worked in the Air Force, he then worked in a fumigator business for pest control. Soon after, he enlisted in the Navy where he had elite training. This is when he began to turn his life around through hard work, mental toughness and self discipline. After a tough childhood, David has also gone on to setting several records in endurance events and has been named the fittest real man in America according to the outside magazine.

David Goggins Professional Career

David Goggins is a man of many talents, he is an inspirational speaker, athlete and author. As a speaker, he travels around speaking to different groups of people including sports teams. He has talked to many athletes from teams such as; Seattle Seahawks, Atlanta Hawks and programmes for University footballers. Goggins has been written about in Jesse Itzlers book, Living With A Seal.

Several of Goggins’ friends died in an Afghanistan war in 2005, since then he began running long distances to raise money for charity. By competing in many races he has raised over 2 million dollars. In addition, he qualified for the Boston marathon and then went on to running one of the most difficult marathons, the Hurt-100 in Hawaii, he came 9th in this. Other marathons he has completed are; the Las Vegas Marathon and Furnace Creek-508. In 2007, he finished 3rd in the Badwater-135. In 2008, by Runners world, Goggins was called the Hero of Running. He has been an avid athlete for many years now and has motivated others to do the same. Throughout 2016, David Goggins in 12 hours came first in the Infinitus 88k. That same year he came first in the Strolling Jim 40 miler and the 50k for Music City Ultra. David is considered one of the best endurance athletes across the world, completing more than 60 races, coming 1st many times.

David Goggins’ book, Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds, was published in 2018. The book states that most people only utilise 40% of their capabilities, he calls this the 40% rule. The book talks about his interesting life and shares his thoughts which help others. The story highlights that anyone can reach their complete potential if they push through the pain, believe in themselves and get rid of their fears. The audible of this book has been an Amazon bestseller and has accumulated more than 15,000 reviews which are positive.

David Goggins Teaching and Events

Throughout his career, David Goggins has been involved in several personal performances and motivation talks. His practices, techniques and viewpoints on life are unique, so he uses his speeches and writings to provide to his followers teachings of motivation and self development. 

For several years David has shared stories relating to his own journey and helped others in doing so along the way. He is a popular speaker and sought after motivational speaker. At his talks, he gives advice about personal accountability and the ways in which you should push yourself past your limits, acquire motivation and be the best that you can be. David owns his failures and learns from them, he acknowledges that blaming others other things is not the answer. He aims to motivate the masses through his experiences and achievements. 

David Goggins regularly speaks at college campuses and business forums as well as in front of professional athletes and sports teams. In addition, he is a Patriot Tour member, where he has shared the stage with Taya, Kyle, Marcus Luttrell and others. His performances are powerful and audiences gravitate towards him and his inspiring stories.

David Goggins Books & Publications

David Goggins has written a best selling book Can’t Hurt Me

Self Help

Can’t Hurt Me

In Can’t Hurt Me, David shares his astonishing life story and reveals that most of us tap into only 40% of our capabilities. Goggins calls this The 40% Rule, and his story illuminates a path that anyone can follow to push past pain, demolish fear, and reach their full potential.

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