The ‘Mane’ Event Podcast
The ‘Mane’ Event - Brett Blomquist

The ‘Mane’ Event - Brett Blomquist

May 18, 2021

Brett Blomquist is a 36-year-old special Olympian with Down Syndrome. He plays center on a sled hockey team that has won 20 championships. He also just wrote a book of poetry - the sale of which will raise money for his team. Enjoy his inspiring story.


The ‘Mane’ Event - Dave Zaran

The ‘Mane’ Event - Dave Zaran

May 1, 2021

Dave Zaran is a pharmacist from Michigan. He will complete his 15th Ironman Triathlon later this year. He dedicates every race to pediatric patients and holds them near to his heart. He has been an advocate amongst members of his Triathlon club to giving back.


The ‘Mane’ Event - Pete Hawkins

The ‘Mane’ Event - Pete Hawkins

April 22, 2021

At age 17, star high school football player Pete Hawkins was paralyzed in a drunk driving accident. Faced with the consequence of never being able to have use of his legs again, he was presented two choices. Give up, or get busy living. His story is uplifting and inspirational.


The ‘Mane’ Event - Kyle Merber

The ‘Mane’ Event - Kyle Merber

April 15, 2021

Kyle Merber is a 30-year-old American middle distance runner who set Ivy League and American records as a student at Columbia University. Merber was severely injured on a training run in 2010 and feared he'd never compete again. But in 2015, he was part of the U.S. distance relay team that set a world record. Enjoy his story.


The ‘Mane’ Event - Clinton Brown III

The ‘Mane’ Event - Clinton Brown III

April 15, 2021

Clinton Brown III was born with Diastrophic Dysplasia - a type of Dwarfism that only impacts 300-400 people. Doctors did not give his parents much hope for Clinton's future. It's been 39 years, and did he ever prove them wrong! Get ready to be inspired!


The ‘Mane’ Event - Patrick Harten

The ‘Mane’ Event - Patrick Harten

April 15, 2021

On January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight #1549, with 155 people on board, struck a flock of birds and lost power in both engines. Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger masterfully landed the plane in the frigid Hudson River, saving all on board. Sully's "partner" that day was air traffic controller Patrick Harten. His story is unique.


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