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That Sober Guy Podcast

After a 17-year struggle with alcohol, Shane Ramer created That Sober Guy Podcast which now has helped over 2 million listeners. As an innovator in podcasting and mental health, he created a corporate podcast platform for a Fortune 500 company to communicate about internal initiatives including mental health, sobriety, and other important company culture and business issues.

As a father of two kids and married to his wife of 20 years, Shane is passionate about helping men quit drinking and becoming purposeful leaders in their homes and communities. For more information go to

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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