Cant Hurt Me by David Goggins - Book Summary by Anshuman Tiwari
David Goggins is uncommon among uncommon. 𝗖𝗮𝗻’𝘁 𝗛𝘂𝗿𝘁 𝗠𝗲 is his story and a wake up call for us. He pushes us to use pain to get better and work relentlessly towards our goals.
𝗡𝗼𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘂𝘀𝘂𝗮𝗹 𝗳𝗲𝗲𝗹-𝗴𝗼𝗼𝗱 𝗯𝗼𝗼𝗸. 𝗕𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗱𝘆 𝘁𝗼 𝗯𝗲 𝘀𝗵𝗮𝗸𝗲𝗻.
David is an elite soldier and has many amazing feats to his name. Some are:
Elite Marine and US Ranger force. Taught himself to swim to become a Marine
Multiple military medals and star recruiter to US Armed Forces
Run over 60 Ultra Marathons and won most of them including the Deadwater ultra
Ran most early races with multiple injuries.
He would run 100 miles in a condition that normal people would not walk.
World record holder for pullups. 4035 in 24 hrs.
But his life started very differently.
Beaten up by his Dad (some of the stuff is gut-wrenching
Racially abused through school (he is black)
Cheated his way through school
First job - doing cockroach spray rounds at restaurants
When you read the book what hits you is how tough a life David faced. He overcomes all that with 𝗼𝗹𝗱 𝘀𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗹 𝗸𝗻𝘂𝗰𝗸𝗹𝗲 𝗳𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗲𝘀𝘁.