Who Or What Will INSPIRE You In 2016?

Who Or What Will INSPIRE You In 2016?

Screen Shot 2016-01-02 at 10.38.43 AMScreen Shot 2016-01-02 at 10.43.16 AMJohn Beedon rowed 13-15 hours a day . . .

for 7,500 nautical miles . . .

over 209 days . . .

to cross the Pacific from San Francisco to Cairns in northeast Australia . . .

arriving on 27 December 2015.

He said that, at times, he felt the sea was trying to kill him . . .

yet at the end of his journey . . . he was still hoping for more of a challenge.

Wao.

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Screen Shot 2016-01-02 at 10.48.06 AMStanford University tailback Christian McCaffrey . . .

only a sophomore . . .

destroyed Iowa with 368 all-purpose yards . . .

in Stanford’s 45-16 win in this year’s Rose Bowl . . .

Heisman Trophy voters are now rethinking how they scored the young dynamo, who did not win this year’s Heisman.

Wao.

 

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Screen Shot 2016-01-02 at 10.58.27 AMRobert Wilson is a former US Army nuclear, biological and chemical warfare specialist (Airborne) . . .

now President of The Military Network on LinkedIn.com . . .

MilNet is nearly 20,000 veterans strong and assists all US veterans in reaching their goals . . .

fulfilling their wishes and dreams . . .

finding employment . . .

navigating the treacherous VA benefits and healthcare system . . .

and linking like-minded members together.

Wilson’s tireless efforts result in virtually no sleep for this dynamic vet and entrepreneur who selflessly spends his quality time helping other veterans and ensuring they have a strong, positive future. Bless you, Robert Wilson! Airborne!

Wao.

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Screen Shot 2016-01-02 at 1.35.12 PMWelcome to your future, all you would-be fighter pilots.

To the left is an illustration of the next-gen flight helmet now worn buy those lucky few who pull Gs in the Air Force’s latest fighter, the F-35 Lightning II.

Cruise over to Popular Science’s article, The Last Fighter Pilot, for an inspirational tour.

For those of you who don’t know about my shady past, I used to pull Gs in the US Air Force, Navy and Marines attack and fighter jets, plus helos and cargo/refueling aircraft. Some of my images can be found in this article here and on ArtistRising.com.

Growing up around fighter pilots was a thrill for me: Dad was an F-4D driver in Vietnam and took me to work with him.

You can imagine the rest.