Traveling The World In A Wheelchair : An Interview With Justin Skeesuck

“It’s what you do that defines you, not your limitations.” -Justin Skeesuck

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There are many modes of travel you can decide to take.

Walking. Running. Biking.

Train. Plane. Automobile.


The list goes on.

But what if you couldn’t choose how you get around?

For Justin Skeesuck there is only one option…

Travel by wheelchair.

Justin Skeesuck On The Road

It certainly has its challenges but that doesn’t seem to stop Justin. He’s traveled all over the world, lived in Europe and seen more than most people have in a lifetime.

Recently Justin paired up with his best friend Patrick to complete the Camino De Santiago de Compostela (Way of St. James), a pilgrimage of over 500 miles in Spain.

Justin Skeesuck Being Pulled Across A River

In this gripping interview, Justin shares his story and what it’s like to travel the world in a wheelchair.

You’ll hear:

  • How people in other cultures see disabled travelers
  • What it was like to hike over 500 miles on the Camino De Santiago in a wheelchair
  • When Justin lost the use of his legs and how he dealt with it
  • Why your mindset is so important to accomplishing any of your travel dreams
  • The logistics involved with wheelchair travel
  • Justin’s philosophy of ‘working with the problem’ and how that can help you
  • What it’s like to live in Italy and his unique experience on the ground
  • And so much more!…

My Favorite Quotes From Justin

On being disabled…

It’s what you do that defines you, not your limitations.

I NEVER let it stop me.

On Travel…

I always had a passion for it (travel), I just needed to figure out a way to make it happen.

I just love meeting new people and that’s the best part about it.

On the risks involved with disabled travel…

You just have to jump in and see how you come out on the other side.

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