Oct. 13, 2021

Legless Athlete, Journalist & Motivational Speaker: Dave Stevens' Amazing Journey

Legless Athlete, Journalist & Motivational Speaker: Dave Stevens' Amazing Journey

This episode is packed with amazing stories of resilience and reminders that you are the only thing standing in your way of achieving your professional dreams!


Born in 1966 without legs, Dave Stevens beat the odds in astounding ways during an era when there were very few accommodations or programs for disabled students. A Motivational Speaker, Teacher, Philanthropist, Athlete and seven-time Emmy Award-winning sports broadcasting professional, Dave is the first person born without legs to play both college football and professional baseball. He made headlines in 1990 when he tried out for the Dallas Cowboys at the old Texas Stadium and played for the minor league St. Paul Saints. Stevens is currently an inspirational instructor at camps for limb-different athletes that play football, soccer, baseball, softball, cheer, and tumbling and is an adjunct professor and director of Ability Media at Quinnipiac University. This episode is packed with amazing stories of resilience and reminders that you are the only thing standing in your way of achieving your professional dreams!

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