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No Limbs Needed for This Badass Mountaineer

When he was young, Kyle Maynard’s dream was to become a professional athlete. Born with a condition that left him without legs or arms, Kyle never stopped pursuing that goal.

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In high school, he was a champion wrestler at the state level.In his 20s, he became an MMA fighter and opened his own CrossFit gym. Now, he climbs some of the tallest mountains in the world. NBD.

Maynard decided to pursue involvement in sports, first in youth league football, where he played nose tackle for the Collins Hill National Eagles at age 11.


He wrestled in high school, ultimately winning 36 matches in his senior year of high school.