Category : Sports & Adventurers

For over 20 years, record breaking swimmer and world-class athlete, author, NPR contributor, and CBS news contributor Diana Nyad has also earned a reputation as a riveting public speaker.

Picture a father-and-son team who together compete in marathons and triathlons. Measure the sacrifice and the determination it takes to participate in more than 135 triathlons, to run in over 50 marathons and 50 half-marathons and numerous road races atRead more ›

Voyager Aircraft’s non-stop and unrefueled flight around the world in December of 1986 placed Mojave proudly on the map and placed Dick Rutan in the history books.

Gary W. Moore is the author of “Playing with the Enemy” currently being made into a film starring Oscar-winning talent. The film cast includes Gary’s son, Toby Moore, who will play Gary’s father. The film and the book is aboutRead more ›

Greg Gumbel’s standout work in the busy world of sports broadcasting has made his face, his name and his voice as familiar as any in the industry.  During his 35 years in the business, Greg is one of the mostRead more ›

Jeff Salz has made a lifetime of adventure. An acclaimed explorer with a Ph.D. in anthropology, he has traversed most of the remaining blank spots on the globe. The author of The Way of Adventure: Transforming Your Life and WorkRead more ›

The Cinderella story of Jim “the Rookie” Morris is testimony to the power of dreams and their His Cinderella story serves as testimony to the power of dreams and their ability to inspire and transform human life. Jim’s meteoric riseRead more ›

Biography Jim Abbott was born September 19, 1967, in Flint, Michigan without a right hand. He was an All-America hurler at Michigan; won the Sullivan Award in 1987; was the pitcher for the Gold Medal Olympic Team in 1988; andRead more ›

Jim Craig is a Olympic Gold Medalist and was the goalie for the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” hockey team. He has been called the backbone of a team that accomplished one of the most extraordinary and memorable sports victories ofRead more ›

Jim Tunney has had an exemplary career in sports. A former high school coach, teacher, principal and district superintendent, he had a 40-year career in officiating football and basketball. Thirty-one of those years he was an NFL Referee working aRead more ›

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