Alan Hobson is a man of incredible insight and intense energy: a miner of inner resources through his abundant life experience so far. In May 1997 he became the 10th Canadian to summit Mount Everest (on the third attempt in 10 years).
In this half hour conversation with Lynn Thompson, Alan speaks to his experience of loss after attaining this epic goal, as well as how that climbing expedition prepared him for the challenge that followed: climbing back from cancer.
Speaker, author and coach, Alan is living a miracle through his recovery, and is passionate about uplifting the human spirit through encouraging those who are climbing back from cancer, in increasing numbers.
Lynn's family and Alan's family lived in the same neighbourhood growing up in Ottawa in the '70's, playing many sports together: street hockey, baseball and football. Recently, in a rare conjunction they were able to meet up by the canal in Ottawa in late May 2013 to record this conversation and learn more about Alan's current life and what is on the horizon for him.
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