Finding Your Summit Podcast

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

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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185: Don Dow: My former teammate from the University of Washington describes how he had to make a pivot during Covid and adjust his Event Planning company to position for success in the future…

Don Dow What does Don want people to understand about his accomplishments? “We both played in the NFL, we both got drafted. And the thing ...
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184: As a child, Dung Duong fled Vietnam, lived in refugee camps, was jailed, and found himself homeless before immigrating to the United States and finding success as an entrepreneur and investor

Dung Duong How did Dung Duong develop his positive attitude and ability to see life from the bright side? “I think in life, it is ...
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