Season 2, Episode 4 – Sam Willoughby

On this week’s episode, Hugh chats with Australian BMX racer, world champion, multi-Olympian, Sam Willoughby. In 2016, Sam experienced a life-changing neck injury which left him with tetraplegia. At 29 Sam has lived a remarkable life and is an incredible person who tells his life story with candour and honesty.

SAM WILLOUGHBY

On this week’s episode, Hugh chats with Australian BMX racer, world champion, multi-Olympian, Sam Willoughby. In 2016, Sam experienced a life-changing neck injury which left him with tetraplegia. At 29 Sam has lived a remarkable life and is an incredible person who tells his life story with candour and honesty.

Following the chat, Ryan and Hugh discuss Sam’s journey whilst exploring some of the life lessons we can learn from this incredible person.

If this episode has triggered anything for you around mental health, we strongly recommend lifeline on 13 11 14.

Destination Happiness visited Hugh and his family at his home to learn more about The Resilience Project. As Hugh said, “it will be a fine example of why I’ve thought about doing radio, but never TV!”