I got to have breakfast with one of the most humble people you
could ever meet. Shaky Dave Smith. He's had Parkinson's
Disease for about 8 years. He's gone from being a regular
'able bodied' person to completely disabled with the disease.
But he didn't let that stop him. He discovered "gun
Shooting for Dave raises the dopamine levels that are lost
when someone has Parkinson's. This is how he uses shooting as a
means of dealing with his disease. I watched another interview with
him. When he holds a rifle, made by F-1 Firearms, his shaking
stops. Its pretty incredible.
I was able to talk with Dave and ask how he became knows as
Parkinson's Shooter. He really takes it to heart. As a matter
of fact, he spent the last week in Sweden competing at the Rifle
He was speaking at the DC Project in Washington when I caught
up with him. I only spent a couple days with the ladies, but he
spent the whole week with them!
My two take away lines from him while editing the show
"Focus on every day and every shot...kind of like life in
" An unexpected turn in an alpha male's life".
We never know what life is going to hand us. But its
super important how we handle it.
You can find him very active on social media.
Some of Shaky Dave's Sponsors