Financially Fit For Life – Scott Thornton: From NHL to Ironman and Beyond
What does it take to not only survive, but also thrive as a professional athlete in one of the most high profile and demanding sports in the world?
Talent, hard work, persistence, strength & fitness, longevity?
It takes all of these attributes and much more.
Join us as we sit down with 17 year NHL veteran, Scott Thornton.
Scott takes on his journey from NHL athlete, to Cross Fit business owner, to Ironman Triathlete, to the CBC 2013 Battle of the Blades Champion, and much more.
After starting out his NHL career as the third overall pick of the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1989, Scott went on to play nearly 1000 games in the NHL for 6 different teams, earning the reputation of one of the fiercest competitors and fittest athletes in the entire league.
Scott shares his thoughts on what it takes to be a professional athlete, and what inspires him today to stay Super Fit long after his playing days are complete.