His story began about a year after graduating high school, that’s when Cody left the University of Oregon to join the United States Coast Guard. During his time in the service, Cody graduated from one of the most elite schools in the military, known as Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue Swimmer School. After graduating, Cody spent four years serving the Great Lakes region as a Helicopter Rescue Swimmer conducting search and rescue operations. During his time in the Great Lakes he began to collect and write down the lessons he learned as a rescue swimmer in the form of a best-selling Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer book.
Shortly after completing his book, Cody left the Coast Guard to finish his degree at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado, where he currently resides.
Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue Swimmer School is proud to consider itself among the hardest military trainings in the world. Graduating rescue swimmer school requires a balance of excellent physical strength and mental toughness. This book will provide a blueprint for developing your mental toughness. Coast Guard Rescue Swimmers are the nations most capable search and rescue assets. The Rescue Swimmer Mindset will uncover the essential character traits possesed by rescue swimmers, along with various physiological methods used by professional athletes to enhance their performance. While this book is designed mainly for future rescue swimmer candidates, many of the training methods and lessons can be applied to any endeavor.
"Efficiently communicating what occurs in a candidate's mind during Rescue Swimmer A school is no small feat. It is nearly impossible to put words to the struggles involved in holding your breath underwater with a pounding heart rate, or the endless sprinting that make your legs so numb you think they'll fall off or the feeling you get when managing 230lbs combative survivors in a darkened-out wave pool. Nevertheless, in this book, Cody Wright has managed to explain with great detail those thoughts and the mindset necessary to persevere in such a challenging environment.