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Squeeze The Day: Four-Time Olympic Kayak Champion Eric Jackson Shares His Quest to Redefine Aging and How He Has Coped with Hearing Loss Throughout His Life

Eric Jackson is a four-time world champion who has dominated the whitewater kayaking scene for the past three decades. Despite the challenges of hearing loss, he spent 26 years on the U.S. Kayak Team (1989-2015) winning on an international level. In 2017, well into his 40s and now at 57, he qualified for the U.S. Team. At the age of 6, Eric got hooked on kayaking and credits swimmer Mark Spitz for igniting the fire in him to be an Olympic competitor. Today, Eric is a sports nut, husband, father, coach, and entrepreneur intent on redefining aging.

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Squeeze The Day: John Hamlin Navigates Through Devastating Depression To Find True Purpose Through Video Production

Nashville songwriter turns to film and video after the tragic loss of his daughter. Meet John Hamlin who demonstrates how a real-world tragedy can be the catalyst for positive change and new direction at any age. In this podcast he speaks to the searing loss and how, today, his late daughter leaves “breadcrumbs” to help him navigate a new life of advocacy through visual storytelling.

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Squeeze The Day: Phil Ponder is redefining retirement by advocating for others and capturing our community one brush stroke at a time

Phil Ponder has captured our hearts and our Nashville for the last 50-plus years. He’s perhaps best known for his watercolor renderings of Nashville area skylines and historic buildings. Tune in for some interesting Nashville trivia including the special weather-sensitive letters on the L&C Tower, as well as the “superhero” architect who presented the initial design for the infamous Batman building. Ponder also speaks about longevity and his mother who lived to be 112. His quest to give back to the community, stay active and engaged to Squeeze the Day is inspiring and worth sharing.

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