Episode 431. Steve “Moby” Leitch-Adventure/Ultra Swimmer
Steve A. Leitch- affectionately known as “Moby” & a self-proclaimed Sober Ultra Swimmer!
Much about Steve’s bio is unconventional:
He hails from the enchanting city of Edinburgh, Scotland, & now calls Taylors, So. Carolina, home sweet home! But what sets him apart isn’t just his hometown – it’s his incredible journey! We will explain.
Family is the Heart of His Universe! Steve’s world revolves around his beloved bride/wife, Kelly Leitch, & their large, blended family, as in 6 children: a daughter-in-law, a son-in-law, & their cherished granddaughter, Eden. It’s a lively mix of personalities & love, a real-life blend of drama & comedy that forms the colorful backdrop to Steve’s mission in life. His Arena…The Open Water!
Since he was a young lad, Steve has found solace in the water. What started as a swimming passion has become an unbreakable commitment to ultra-marathon swimming. This extreme sport pushes the limits of humans & his endurance, & Steve’s swims aren’t just athletic feats – they’re acts of love aimed at helping others! It’s the kind of story that captivates audiences around the world.
1st, it is Grounded by Faith: Steve’s moral compass is his deep faith in Jesus as his savior & guiding light. This spiritual foundation adds a profound emotional & narrative depth to his journey, resonating deeply with those who share his faith.
2nd, Steve’s Triumph Over Addiction: with a personal journey of a triumphant battle against substance abuse & 12+ years of sobriety!
This transformative experience has shaped his worldview & intensified his mission to assist others, creating a powerful narrative of redemption & transformation.
3rd, Purpose-Driven Swims: At the heart of Steve’s story lies the fusion of his love for open-water swimming & his passion for philanthropy.
Today, he embarks on ultra-marathon swims to raise funds for long-term sober living facilities & Mental Health counseling services, especially for the foster community.
It’s a tale of social change driven by 1 person’s unwavering dedication; it reminds you of a compelling docu-series or even a blockbuster feature!
Steve considers this journey a “Legacy Beyond Wealth.” While many focus on leaving financial legacies, Steve’s philosophy centers on building a gift daily!
Lastly, he’s all about cultivating new habits to make a meaningful impact, offering a fresh perspective on what it means to leave a lasting mark on this world.
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