7 Inspirational CFers to Follow for #CFAwarenessMonth


Gunnar Esiason 
Son of famous NFL quarterback Norman “Boomer” Esiason, Gunnar and his friend, Julia Rae, record regular podcasts covering all aspects of living with cystic fibrosis from cross-infection risks to going to college.

MORE: Gunnar’s blog post for Cystic Fibrosis News Today, “Approaching an Unpredictable Life With Practicality.

Ben Mudge
Ben Mudge is another fitness vlogger who has cystic fibrosis. The body-building Irishman talks about living with cystic fibrosis and how he uses it as an inspiration to be as fit and strong as possible. Having already graced the cover of Men’s Fitness magazine, Ben is determined to forge a career as a fitness model.

MORE: Spotlight on cystic fibrosis bodybuilder Ben Mudge. 

Nathan Charles
Nathan Charles is an Australian professional rugby player. Rugby is a tough sport where physical prowess is a must, which is what makes Nathan’s story all the more incredible.  Living with cystic fibrosis, Nathan shows that having the disease doesn’t have to be a barrier to realizing your dreams.

MORE: Meet Nathan Charles: The rugby player with cystic fibrosis.

Claire Wineland
Twenty-year-old Claire’s YouTube channel The Clairity Project isn’t afraid to tackle the difficult subjects regarding cystic fibrosis. She has now formed her own non-profit organization Claire’s Place Foundation.

MORE: How this 19-year-embraces life with terminal cystic fibrosis. 

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