Finding Your Summit Podcast

Stories with ordinary people accomplishing extraordinary things. Hosted by Mark Pattison.

191: Jerry Schemmel: Plane Crash survivor, NBA broadcaster, cyclist across America & author. This guy is living the 9 lives of a cat. Incredible.

Jerry Schemmel Guest Jerry Schemmel describes what it was like before the United Airlines 232 crash occurred. “We had such a crazy circumstance because we ...
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190: Benjamin Breckheimer: Former Staff Sargent who was blown up by an IED, then overcame his injury plus divorce and suicidal thoughts to regain his drive by becoming the 1st Purple Heart recipient to climb the Seven Summits.

Benjamin Breckheimer Did Benjamin Breckheimer always want to be in the military? “When Desert Storm was unfolding, I wasn’t even 7-years-old. I just remember watching ...
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189: Lakpa Rita Sherpa: He has summited Everest 17 times and was the first Sherpa to ever climb the Seven Summit. Fascinating story.

Lakpa Rita Sherpa How was it for Lakpa Rita Sherpa growing up in Thame in Nepal? “It's a small town. We all know each other. ...
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188: Rob Urbach: CEO of the Famous Iditarod Race in Alaska. Incredible tale of a Husky dog race covering 938 miles in unreal conditions. The ultimate test of grit…

Rob Urbach How did guest Rob Urbach get involved in competitive sports? “I’ve worked in the sports business my entire career. But I was a ...
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187: Mike Schauch: Hear an amazing story about a guy who followed his heart to find the right karma in Nepal and pay it forward. Incredible tale….

Mike Schauch When did Mike Schauch begin to get attracted to the Nepal region? “Since I was about 15 I had wanted to go to ...
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186: Steve Porino: As a member of the US Ski Team to being the lead announcer for downhill racing on NBC plus calling the Tour De France, Steve has lived quite the life

Steve Porino How did Steve Porino get introduced to skiing? “My dad is European. His father was Italian. His mother was Swiss. He grew up ...
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