Adventures of a Hemophiliac: Chris Bombardier on Climbing Mount Everest

08.17.2020 - By BLISTER Podcast

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On January 6, 2018, Chris Bombardier became the first person with hemophilia to complete all Seven Summits, and tomorrow, a film comes out called Bombardier Blood that tells Chris’ story and homes in on his attempt to summit Mt. Everest.    Chris is also now the executive director of the organization, Save One Life, whose mission is to improve the quality of life and future for people with bleeding disorders in developing countries.   So in this conversation you’ll be introduced to a wonderful guy named Chris; you’ll learn more about hemophilia and better understand the experience of those who have the condition; you’ll learn more about the work of Save One Life; and then tomorrow, you’ll get to go watch Bombardier Blood and be introduced to “Crazy Uncle Dave” and a number of other wonderful people.   WATCH THE TRAILER FOR BLOOD BOMBARDIER   TOPICS & TIMES:
Baseball, sharks, & growing up w/ hemophilia (3:00)What exactly is Hemophilia? (7:28)Playing baseball, dealing w/ injuries? (16:00)The importance of “Factor” (22:40)The film, Bombardier Blood (29:22)The Seven Summits (32:42)Attempting Everest (36:28)Hemophilia & Everest (46:15)Save One Life (49:51) See for privacy and opt-out information.

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