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That Sober Guy Podcast

My name is Shane Ramer. As long as I was high I didn't have to feel. After 17 years of struggling with drugs and alcohol on September 11th, 2013, I got some help. Life is pretty good today, and I like to talk shit and laugh about it all while sharing some of my own experience with the hope that it might help someone else. I try not to take things too serious, and I fold my toilet paper, people who crumple have to all wrong! Check us out at

Apr 21, 2017

Zach Gowen is one of the most inspirational athletes in the world. Overcoming a broken home, childhood cancer, leg amputation, and drug and alcohol addiction. He’s the world’s first 1-legged professional wrestler, former WWE superstar, former American Ninja Warrior contestant. Now he’s an inspirational speaker with CoolSpeak LLC carrying a message of hope to students across the country and works with The Range of Motion Project which gives amputees in developing country access to proper prosthetic care. He lives in Detroit with his wife and 2 boys ages 1 and 4. 

In this episode we discuss:

  • Recovered Podcast
  • Bullying
  • Teen Suicide
  • Father Figure in Kids Life
  • Cancer 
  • WWE, Roddy Piper, Vince MchMan, Brock Lesner
  • We love to get high
  • First time Zach Got High/Drunk
  • Low point of confusion of can i use or drink or not? Nothing Mattered
  • Turning point for Zack was admitting to his mom…Im scared
  • Connecting with another alcoholic is best tool for Zack
  • New Nintendo without consulting wife - Carrying around guilt for old behavior
  • How to create an opportunity out of a challenge?


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