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Isn’t it funny how we all start off with a plan or conception of what our life and career will look like, but often times we end up in a completely different place than we ever could have dreamed? This is a podcast where we sit down with celebrities, athletes, and entrepreneurs to hear how they handled life's unexpected events. I am your host Andrew East, engineer turned professional athlete turned entrepreneur and I can’t wait to share these stories with you to help inspire you to reach your dreams.

Episode Date
Making A Dream A Reality.
1830

After being on the verge of quitting football, I finally achieved my goal of playing in the NFL. This is a story of Gods timing.

Connect with Andrew:

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@andrewdeast 

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@andrewdeast 

Youtube
@AndrewEast 

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@AndrewDEast 

Dec 18, 2018
021 What is Your Identity?
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Identity is such an important topic to talk about but one that isn't easy to navigate. In this episode I share with you why I have been thinking about this, why identity is important, and provide some tangible take aways for you to find what your identity and purpose is. Can't wait to hear your feedback!

Connect with Andrew:

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@andrewdeast 

Twitter
@andrewdeast 

Youtube
@AndrewEast 

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@AndrewDEast 

Dec 10, 2018
020 Nastia Liukin | Olympic Gymnastics to Tech Co-Founder
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I have been fortunate enough to get to know Olympic and World Champion Nastia Liukin. In this interview she shares exclusive insights into her career and personal life. Although this interview is longer than normal, I am positive it is worth the listen. Be sure to subscribe and rate!

Grander Sports Website : here

Connect with Nastia:

Instagram
@nastialiukin

Twitter
@nastialiukin

Blog:
www.nastialiukin.com

Facebook
@NastiaLiukin

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@andrewdeast 

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@andrewdeast 

Youtube
@AndrewEast 

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@AndrewDEast 

Dec 02, 2018
019 Guy East | Professional Cycling to Global Missions
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Guy East is many things... a professional cyclist, a founder of his own charity, a networker, and he is also my brother. Today we talk about his cycling career and why he has a love/hate relationship with the sport, what caused him to walk away from athletics at the peak of his career, and how he changes peoples lives all over the world. Today is giving Tuesday, so if you are able, please find out more about his organization and donate down below!

Hope Sports Donate Page: here
Madison Race Video: here

Connect with Guy:

Instagram
@guymeast

Hope Sports Instagram
@hopesports_

Twitter
@GuyEast

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@andrewdeast 

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@andrewdeast 

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@AndrewEast 

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@AndrewDEast 

Nov 27, 2018
018 Dr David Touhill | Chiropractor to Digital Marketer
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Dave Touhill experienced a massive pivot in his career when he transitioned from being a chiropractor to an online digital marketing expert. Through matching his passion with his talents and network, Dave now no longer works long hours in the office. Instead, he assists brands in need of strategy for productization and monetization. His insight on work ethic, growth, and work-life balance will be sure to spark your interest.

Connect with Dave:

Instagram
@drdavidmtouhill

Facebook Page
Dr Touhill

Website
www.meetwithdrdave.com

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Connect with Andrew:

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@andrewdeast 

Twitter
@andrewdeast 

Youtube
@AndrewEast 

Facebook
@AndrewDEast 

Nov 19, 2018
017 Tim Shaw | NFL to _ _ _
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Tim Shaw has a miraculous story. After being a record holding high school athlete, Tim predictably went on to have a fantastic football career at Penn State. Tim's success continued during his 7 year NFL career until one day he was blindsided by a career ending diagnosis. Tim's story has deeply impacted my life and I am very excited to share it with you all.

Connect with Tim:

Instagram
@tshawstruth

Facebook Page
Tim Shaw

Twitter
TShawsTruth

Connect with Andrew:

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@andrewdeast 

Twitter
@andrewdeast 

Youtube
@AndrewEast 

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@AndrewDEast 

Nov 12, 2018
016 Jacob Luttrell | Ministry to Grammy
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Jacob Luttrell started off as a youth pastor, leading worship at a church. He now has been nominated for 5 Grammys, and won 2.  Although being a wildly acclaimed musician, in this conversation we discuss what success truly is, beyond money and fame. Jacob has some excellent insights on everything from religion, to music, to love.  

Connect with Jacob:

Instagram
@officialjacobluttrell

Facebook Page
Jacob Luttrell

My Favorite Song
Something Better

Connect with Andrew:

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@andrewdeast 

Twitter
@andrewdeast 

Youtube
@AndrewEast 

Facebook
@AndrewDEast 

Nov 05, 2018
015 Justin Fountain | Average to Adventure
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Justin Fountain has never been normal. He's never wanted normal. From an early age he felt the call for adventure, and he listened to that call. Here, he tells his story of growing up in middle class America, attending school in Colorado for one year, then deciding that there were bigger plans for his life. He now affects people globally through his music, film, and travel.

Connect with Justin:

Instagram
@stoked.ember

Youtube
@StokedEmber

Band Page
A Brothers Fountain


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@andrewdeast 

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@andrewdeast 

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@AndrewEast 

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@AndrewDEast 

Oct 29, 2018
014 Sam Bashor | Music Therapy to Comic Genius
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Sam Bashor is the hero we all need. He is a guru on all things superhero, comic, and "nerd." He originally thought he was going to be a musical therapist but after taking a few risks to follow his dreams, he now hosts an amazingly successful show called Only Stupid Answers. I am sure you guys will pick up on his passion for what he does.

Connect with Sam:

Instagram
@sambashor

Youtube
@SamBashor

Podcast
Only Stupid Answers

Twitter
@SamBashor


Connect with Andrew:

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@andrewdeast 

Twitter
@andrewdeast 

Youtube
@AndrewEast 

Facebook
@AndrewDEast 

Oct 22, 2018
013 Samantha Peszek | Gymnastics to Broadcasting
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Sam Peszek achieved the highest level of success in her sport at a tremendously young age. The transition out of gymnastics wasn't easy, but she has made it well. Olympian, NCAA champion, and now entrepreneur/broadcaster, Sam has some insightful words to say about how she's been able to pivot so well.

Take the Enneagram Test here.

Connect with Sam:

Instagram

@samanthapeszek

Youtube

@TheGympire

Website

www.samanthapeszek.com

Twitter

 @SamanthaPeszek 


Connect with Andrew:

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@andrewdeast 

Twitter

@andrewdeast 

Youtube

@AndrewEast 

Facebook

@AndrewDEast 

Oct 15, 2018
012 Jimmy Benrud | Pre-Med to Production
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Jimmy Benrud joins us to tell his story of going from pre-medical studies to helping his wife reach wild success in her music career. He works as a tour manager, production manager, cinematographer, and much more.  I hope you enjoy hearing what he has to say as much I did. 


Connect with Kurt:

Instagram

@JimboSliceofLife

Youtube

@Mimbo

Twitter

@JimboSliceofLif


Connect with Andrew:

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@andrewdeast 

Twitter

@andrewdeast 

Youtube

@AndrewEast 

Facebook

@AndrewDEast 

Oct 08, 2018
011 Kurt Hugo Schneider | Yale Math to Music Production
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Kurt Schneider is a renaissance man. He was a master chess player, graduated from Yale with a Math degree, and now is one of the most successful producers on the planet. I think you will learn a lot from our discussion and hope you enjoy hearing what he has to say as much I did. 


Connect with Kurt:

Instagram

@KurtSchneider 

Youtube

@KurtHugoSchneider 

Website

www.kurthugoschneider.com/ 

Twitter

 @KurtHSchneider 


Connect with Andrew:

Instagram

@andrewdeast 

Twitter

@andrewdeast 

Youtube

@AndrewEast 

Facebook

@AndrewDEast 

Oct 01, 2018
010 Shawn Johnson | Balance Beam to Balanced Life
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I have a feeling this is going to be a lot of peoples favorites. Today I sit down with my beautiful wife Shawn Johnson, 4 time Olympic medal gymnast, Dancing with the Stars Champion, celebrity, and entrepreneur- but perhaps most importantly a loving woman. This is a longer episode than normal but I thought you'd enjoy it.

      Instagram
    @ShawnJohnson
      Youtube
    @ShawnJohnson
      Fitness Brand
    www.fytlife.com
      Twitter
    @ShawnJohnson

Connect with Andrew:

      Instagram
    @andrewdeast
      Twitter
    @andrewdeast
      Youtube
    @AndrewEast
      Facebook
    @AndrewDEast
Sep 20, 2018
009 Chuck Wicks | Grand Slams to Grand Ole Opry
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Chuck is a musician, radio host, and the funneist man you've met. He has found a ton of success in the music business and today is going to tell us about his transition from baseball to being the most eligible bachelor in Music City.

      Instagram
    @chuckwicks
      Youtube
    @ChuckWicksMusic
      Twitter
    @ChuckWicksMusic

Connect with Andrew:

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    @andrewdeast
      Twitter
    @andrewdeast
      Youtube
    @AndrewEast
      Facebook
    @AndrewDEast
Sep 17, 2018
008 Matt Slays | Hotel Sales to Youtube Guru
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Matt is a musician, a youtuber, and all around great guy. Known as matt slays, he is one of the funniest people I know and is going to tell us about his transition from hotel sales to being an online influencer with a cult following. Ladies and gentlemen, Matt Yoakum!

      Instagram
    @mattslayss
      Youtube
    @MattandRebecca
      Twitter
    @Matt4Music

Connect with Andrew:

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    @andrewdeast
      Twitter
    @andrewdeast
      Youtube
    @AndrewEast
      Facebook
    @AndrewDEast
Sep 10, 2018
007 Louie Vito | Snowboard to Celebrity
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Olympic snowboarder and X games legend Louie Vito joins us for a discussion about what it looks like to not excel at what it is you do, but also help others do the same.

Connect with Louie:

      Instagram
    @louievito
      Website
    www.louievito.com
      Facebook
    @LouieVitoFanPage
      Twitter
    @louievito

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    @andrewdeast
      Twitter
    @andrewdeast
      Youtube
    @AndrewEast
      Facebook
    @AndrewDEast
Sep 03, 2018
006 Jake Dalton | Gymnastics to Gym Rat
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Jake Dalton is a 2 time Olympic gymnast for the USA. He now helps run gymnastics gym and has his eyes set on competitive weightlifting.

Connect with Jake:

      Instagram
    @Jake_Dalton
      Youtube
    @JakeDalton
      Merchandise
    @JakeDalton
      Facebook
    @OfficialJakeDalton
      Twitter
    @jake_dalton

Connect with Andrew:

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    @andrewdeast
      Twitter
    @andrewdeast
      Youtube
    @AndrewEast
      Facebook
    @AndrewDEast
Aug 26, 2018
005 Luke Sanders | Handyman to Coolhand
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Luke Sanders went from being an HVAC handyman making minimum wage to fighting on the worlds biggest stage. Luke is known as "Coolhand" in the UFC world.

Connect with Luke:

      Instagram
    @coolhandmma
      Facebook
    @LukeSandersMMA
      Twitter
    @coolhandmma

Connect with Andrew:

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    @andrewdeast
      Twitter
    @andrewdeast
      Youtube
    @AndrewEast
      Facebook
    @AndrewDEast
Aug 20, 2018
004 Todd McCullough | Finance to Fitness
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Today we sit down with fitness guru Todd McCullough and discuss finding work that aligns with you passion and how to transition well from one career to another. We also talk about a lot of health tips to help you feel your best so that you can live fully. 

Connect with Todd:

Instagram

@tmacfitness 

Website

Get one free month of training using code "ANDREW" at www.tmacfitness.com 

Youtube

 @ToddMcCullough 

Connect with Andrew:

Instagram

@andrewdeast 

Twitter

@andrewdeast 

Youtube

@AndrewEast 

Facebook

@AndrewDEast 

Aug 13, 2018
003 Ross Smith | Football to Facebook
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Ross Smith played college and professional football player. Then he decided to start making funny videos featuring his grandmother and that's when it all changed.

Connect with Ross:

      Instagram
    @smoothsmith8
      Facebook
    @RossSmithVideos
      Youtube
    @RossSmith

Connect with Andrew:

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    @andrewdeast
      Twitter
    @andrewdeast
      Youtube
    @AndrewEast
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    @AndrewDEast
Aug 06, 2018
002 Michael Andrew | Do it Differently
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Today we sit down with world champion swimmer Michael Andrew and discuss what it looks like to step away from the ordinary and blaze your own trail. Michael is partially known for his unorthodox training method which he has to defend regularly.

Connect with Michael:

      Instagram
    @swimmermichael
      Twitter
    @swimmermichael
      Youtube
    @MichaelAndrew

Connect with Andrew:

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    @andrewdeast
      Twitter
    @andrewdeast
      Youtube
    @AndrewEast
Aug 01, 2018
001 Andrew East | Welcome to Redirected
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Welcome to the podcast all about lifes redirections. This concept stemmed from my personal experience of having gone from engineer to NFL athlete to entrepreneur. I hope you guys enjoy these conversations and join me on this journey!

Connect with Andrew:

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    @andrewdeast
      Twitter
    @andrewdeast
      Youtube
    @AndrewEast
Jul 31, 2018