46 minutes | Aug 21, 2022

The brain tumour that taught me how to live

How extreme kayaker Scott Lindgren's illness forced him to face his past. Scott’s hard, uncompromising attitude had made him one of the world’s top expedition kayakers in a sport that’s claimed the lives of many friends. But bottling up a harsh childhood and drinking for a release can only work for so long. When Scott became ill he faced a reckoning – be the tough guy and lose everything you love, or learn to embrace being vulnerable. Archive is from a film about Scott's life called The River Runner directed by Rush Sturges for River Roots productions. Presenter: Emily Webb Producer: Louise Morris
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