EP012: Shannon Swanson

Shannon Swanson is a very well rounded individual. She has school smarts, fitness education and is a hunter. 3 very important things to have in your life.

Shannon first got into hunting after her sister boyfriend showed her and her dad what it was all about. Shortly after, Shannon and her dad bought bows and practiced hard with the intent to get out there and have their first harvests. However; her first harvest came as she was out hunting with her boyfriend (now Husband) in 2011.

What started out as a daddy daughter thing has now turned into a family affair. She has had several successful harvests, including; 5 Whitetail Deer, 2 Elk and 1 Muley Deer.

Shannon has been lucky to get in the hunting she has between her school like and fitness regimen. She just graduated with her Masters in Occupational Therapy and competes in NPC Bikini Competitions. Her goal is to inspire young women and help them find beauty in their strength. And to be the female version of Cam Hanes.

Things you will learn from Shannon:

  • Bought a bow with her dad in her later teens
  • Masters in Occupational Therapy, Started her college classes at 16.
  • Had a freak accident getting hit in the head and it sounded like a gun shot.
  • Why do I have to be different? Why can't I be just like the guys?
  • Female version of Cam Hanes 
  • Find beauty in their strength
  • Sowing young girls there is no reason they can't do it!

Rapid Fire Questions:

Biggest Pet Peeve: I don't know! Over exagerating something.

#1 Getaway Vacation: Huts on the crystal clear ocean! I can't remember what it is called.

Hot Chocolate, Coffee or Apple Cider: Coffee

Pepsi or Coke: Anything Diet

Mashed Potatoes; Fork or a Spoon: Spoon

Favorite Cookie: Chocolate Chip

Rain or Snow Storm: Rain Storm

What would you do in it? Watch a movie or play in it.

Favorite School Subject: Anatomy

Morning, Noon or Night: Noon

How do you like your steak? Medium Rare

Favorite Board Game: I don't think I have one..... Yatzee

What is something you need to stop doing? Watching Movies

What does everyone deserve to do in life? To have the chance to do what they want with their life.

Ocean, Pool or Lake: Lake

What is your secret obsession? Chocolate but it's not very secret

Are you a back seat driver? No but my husband wishes I was sometimes.

Bubble Gum or Mint: Mint

Important Links:

FB: Shannon Swanson

IG: @shannon.hunt.fit

iTunes: EP012: Shannon Swanson


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