Greg Nance has run 155 miles across the Gobi Desert in China and Mongolia, scaled some of the tallest mountains in the world by himself and is a startup founder of global non-profits and companies that he is growing from Shanghai China.
Be thankful he wasn’t at your 10 year high school reunion because he graduated from high school just a decade ago.
Stranded in a snowstorm on a mountain in his sleeping bag for 14 hours doing sit-ups to keep the blood moving.
His ripcord moment really happened just after high school when he started college, became a keynote speaker across 9 different countries and founded his first company all by the time he was 19 years old.
To add to all of this, he’s also a 12 Ambassador to the Seattle Seahawks after the team learned of his commitment to watching the games from China. Spoiler, it involved him running 30 miles round trip to a sports bar at 4am to watch the games.
In this episode we discuss…
The lightbulb that went off when someone called him an entrepreneur.
How his thirst for adventure starting as a young boy hiking with his family in the mountains of Washington.
Summiting Mount St. Helens Volcano at 12 years old.
Starting non-profits to help make college more affordable and attainable for more people.
Choosing to build his startup in Shanghai China.
Running 155 miles across the Gobi Desert.
Getting caught in a snow storm and stranded in his sleeping bag for 14 hours on a mountain peak.
The world record that he has his sights set on.
If you like this episode of endurance and perseverance, check out episode 39 with Andrew Townsend. He went from arthritic and obese to a running across the Spanish Pyrenees Mountains at the age of 60.
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