Finding Your Summit Podcast

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

195: Garrett Madison: High Altitude Mountain Guide and Founder of Madison Mountaineering

Garrett Madison talks about how he has managed to build an extremely rewarding career in mountaineering and overcoming the obstacles that presented themselves during the ...
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194: Matt Miller: Founder of Klarity Lifestyle Company, Outdoorsman, Ultra Runner, Baseball Enthusiast, Writer, Speaker and Coach

Matt Miller discusses the impact of surviving a tumultuous accident on Pico de Orizaba that led to losing most of his fingers yet overcame and ...
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193: Bill Burke: Retired Lawyer, Mountaineer and Extreme Adventure Enthusiast

Bill Burke Were there mentors that motivated and assisted guest Bill Burke in during his journey towards mountaineering?“Not in mountaineering, Mark. In the law I ...
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192: The power of curiosity. Dr Lara Pence helps change lives to be the best version of ourselves…

Dr. Lara Pence Today’s guest Laura Pence discusses her introduction to the Spartan Championships at a point in her life where she had been in ...
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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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