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Jesse Tubb

GRIT Founder, U.S. Army Master Resilience Trainer, U.S. Adventure Racing National Champion

Jesse Tubb is the founder and creator of GRIT Adventures, a youth program that uses adventure racing as a vehicle for teaching kids valuable life skills. Through this program, kids gain a greater understanding of their own capabilities, develop resilience, perseverance, conflict resolution skills, mindfulness, self-awareness, and learn to work effectively with others. 

Jesse is a Master Resilience Trainer in the Army, certified Life and Engagement coach, ICF certified coach, Mental Fitness coach through the Positive Intelligence program, he trained with the University of Pennsylvania Resilience Program and is the only endorsed mental fitness coach with the US Adventure Racing Association. 

He is currently serving his 27th year in the Army and was recently named to the advisory board for TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors), an international nonprofit serving the families of fallen service members. He spent the last 17 years competing in various endurance sports around the world. His accomplishments include competing in the 2019 Eco Challenge, an 11-day race in Fiji filmed on Amazon Prime, winning both the 2018 US Adventure Racing Association National Championship and the 2022 24hr Adventure Racing National Solo Championship, as well as numerous top 10 finishes in ultra marathons and triathlons.

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