We are proud to present Chris Cavanaugh also known as THE MAD HIKER. Chris is a trauma survivor who lost his left leg in a terrible auto accident that led to multiple surgeries which saved his life. Chris has led a colorful life filled with tremendous challenges including drug addiction, and thoughts of suicide, and has risen above it all to inspire amputees and outdoor enthusiasts. Chris challenges himself while extreme hiking in the wilderness of Kentucky. Chris is a gifted photographer and continues to grow a loyal following through social media. The AMP’D UP211 Video Podcast is hosted by Rick Bontkowski, a right-below-knee amputee.