CATEGORY Inspiration

John Miller

Categories: Inspiration
SAYiWON'T is the quickest, most direct way to rebut a challenge from an individual who questions your ability, tenacity, or audacity and then reversing the challenge to the individual with a challenge of your own. Read Full Story

She Plays, We Win

Categories: Inspiration
We teamed up with photographer, Christin Rose, on her current project #ShePlaysWeWin to feature these three SAYiWON'T cowgirls. View Photos and the Read Story

Chris Skeeters - Marine, Bull Rider

Categories: Inspiration
"I went in the Marines 3 days out of high school, spent 8 years in, completed 3 tours, and received a Purple Heart on my last tour in 2012..." and he rides bulls!(click to read more)

Brian Wilczewski - Ninja Warrior

Categories: Inspiration
“Say I Won’t means never giving into the status quo. It means challenging the impossible, overcoming doubts, and emerging from your failures to become greater than you ever thought possible.“(click to read more)

Venn Johns aka "VENNMMM"

Categories: Inspiration
The SAYiWONT creed is something I feel has been instilled in me since I was born. It has very little to do with anyone else saying I can't or I won't, rather challenging myself and proving to myself that I can be the best I can be ... not only in sports, but in life too.(click to read more)

Unfinished Business

Categories: Inspiration, Making a Difference
What do you do when J.W. Hart throws a challenge your way??? (click to read more)

Ross Coleman - Legend

Categories: Making a Difference, Inspiration
Since the day he was born, Ross has been a Cowboy...From high school and the College National Finals Rodeo to PBR's Ring of Honor all the way to retirement. Ross has never backed down...(click to read more)

Whitney Wayment - Fighter

Categories: Inspiration, Overcoming
She wasn't supposed to live, to walk, or to talk...yet here she is competing in rodeos at the collegiate level. The story of a true fighter...(click to read more)

Sharon Polsky - WBFF Pro Fitness Model

Categories: Inspiration, Overcoming
There's not much more discouraging as a professional fitness model than to be told that you've just been diagnosed with addisons disease, will never compete again, and will soon weigh more than 200 lbs. But Sharon didn't let that stop her...(click to read more)

Brandon Dunn - Fighter

Categories: Inspiration, Overcoming
In April of 2003 their lives would be changed forever. Brandon’s uncle Rex was critically injured by one of his fighting bulls on his ranch and was air lifted to the ICU unit at the hospital in Wichita Falls. Brandon, B.J., Haley and Laramie all went to go visit Rex in the hospital. Halfway through their 25 mile trip home that night, a drunk driver crossed the dividing line on the highway and hit the Dunn family head on...(click to read more)

Colby Cantu - Bull Rider

Categories: Inspiration, Overcoming
Colby says that he was born with different hands and a short body. This did not stop Colby from living out his dream of being a bull rider. He states, “I had a dream about bull riding world champions..."(click to read more)

Anthony Velez - Bullrider, US Army Veteran, Purple Heart Recipient

Categories: Inspiration
“My uniform defined me. It was everything to me. The Army was everything to me. My soldiers, that life, was my lifeline. Now I don’t have it. I don’t have the brotherhood, the camaraderie.” Anthony began riding bulls to help overcome this void...(click to read more)

William Whiteside - Father, Veteran, Team Roper, Cancer Fighter

Categories: Inspiration, Overcoming
"I refuse to let things affect me in a negative way. You only live once, and I dare you to tell me I can’t or won’t do something. SAY I WON’T and I will prove to you I can and I will against all odds...”(click to read more)

Kyle Hein - OverComer - Athlete, Former Police Officer

Categories: Inspiration, Making a Difference
"Within a short period of time my bank account was drained, I lost my apartment, and my fiancé left me. I liquidated my assets and moved into my parents basement. Heck...my dog even died in those short weeks. "(click to read more)

Shea Holbrook - Professional Race Car Driver

Categories: Inspiration
While Shea Holbrook didn’t come from a racing background she’s never been more sure of anything in her life, and that’s her passion for racing. She grew up a nationally ranked competitive water skier but traded in her skis for a set of wheels when she rode shotgun in 2006 during a Richard Petty Experience...(click to read more)

Kurt Yaeger - Professional BMX Rider, Actor, Model, Producer, Director, Athlete

Categories: Inspiration
Kurt Yaeger is a man of many talents. He was born in San Francisco where he began riding BMX. He competed and participated in BMX tours gaining the nickname “Crowbar”. After experiencing many BMX-related injuries, he decided to go back to college to pursue a Masters degree in Hydrogeology. In 2006, while attending school in San Francisco, he was involved in a motorcycle accident. A car ran him off the road; he hit a pole, went over a 40-foot embankment...(click to read more)

Footprints 4 Brayden

Categories: Inspiration, Overcoming
"Brayden was born with a congenital short femur. We were told during pregnancy by doctors that he may never walk and would likely need amputation and that he would be super smart because he would be inside reading when other children would be outside playing sports. We continued searching for a surgeon who specialized in limb deficiencies..."(click to read more)

Tri Bourne - Professional Beach Volleyball Player

Categories: Inspiration
Tri Bourne grew up in Oahu, Hawaii. His parents were both triathletes, hence his name. He played his college career at USC, and was a crucial part of the teams that were the NCAA runner-up in 2009 and finished third in 2011. Tri went on to play indoor professionally in Puerto Rico before embarking on a professional beach career...(click to read more)

Alex Minsky - Athlete, Marine, Purple Heart Recipient

Categories: Inspiration, Overcoming
Alex was born and raised in California where he played soccer and other sports growing up. He joined the Marine Corp when he was 18. Three weeks after his first deployment in Afghanistan, he was severely injured when his Humvee ran over an IED. His life was changed forever. Alex spent 47 days in a coma. He suffered traumatic brain injuries, severe burns to his body from the explosion, broke his jaw in four places, and had his right leg amputated...(click to read more)

Clint Cooper - Father, Husband, Friend, Cowboy

Categories: Inspiration, Making a Difference
Clint has been a part of Team #SAYiWONT for many years now. Not only is he a great friend and an ambassador for the sport of Rodeo, he lives by the SAYiWON’T Creed. Clint is a 4 time National Finals Rodeo Qualifier in Tie Down Roping. This year, he has won 7 rodeos including the prestigious Reno Rodeo. Today, Clint finds himself fighting to get back to the NFR. He is sitting 24th in the world, and only the top 15 get an invite to the NFR. Is he worried? “It’s all good. I still have some rodeos left, and I’m confident that I’ll make the cut..."(click to read more)

Corliss and Irene Norton - WWII Veterans

Categories: Inspiration
Corliss and Irene Norton are 91 years old and have been married for 65 years. Living through the Depression, WWII, the Korean and Vietnam War, Corliss and Irene have overcome many obstacles and witnessed many triumphs for America.(click to read more)

Amberley Snyder

Categories: Inspiration, Overcoming
"So what is cool... I heard about your saying and company while I was in the hospital after my car wreck! It really stood out to me in a time when every part of my life was different! It gave me the motivation to do extra therapy and work harder to accomplish what I needed to..." (click to read more)

Will Speed - Wakeboarder, Basketball Player, Racer, IT Technician, Athlete

Categories: Inspiration, Overcoming
“To me, SAYiWON’T is more than just a creed! It’s more than a motto or a clothing company. SAYiWON’T is a LiFESTYLE! It’s my lifestyle!... (click to read more)

Brendan Hansen - Father, Husband, Swimmer, Athlete, 6X Olympic Medalist

Categories: Inspiration
Brendan Hansen was the world record holder in the 100 and 200 meter breaststroke from 2004-2008. He then retired from the sport of swimming after the Beijing Olympics, where he placed 4th in the 100 meter breaststroke. At the age of 26, he had lost his passion for the sport... (click to read more)
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