Finding Your Summit Podcast

Stories with fascinating people of amazing accomplishment. Hosted by Mark Pattison.

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Finding Nirvana by Embracing Fear, with Akshay Nanavati

Feb 15, 2019

Akshay Nanavati Akshay Nanavati is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps who now works as a celebrated author, speaker and entrepreneur. Born in India, Akshay immigrated to the United States at the age of thirteen and began struggling with…

091: Mark Pattison – Reflections from the Top of Summit Six

Feb 8, 2019

Mark Pattison Mark, recently bagged summit six, the Vinson Masiff. Vinson is probably the nost challenging mountain to get to in terms of logistics, weather and temperature. Vinson is located on Antartica. Here’s a list of things that live on…

090: Motivational Speaking and Leadership, with Bernie Swain

Feb 1, 2019

Bernie Swain is an author, TEDx motivational speaker and business leader. His organization, Washington Speakers Bureau, has worked with top national and international leaders including three U.S. Presidents, four British Prime Ministers, numerous journalists, military generals and other influential and…

089: Starting Over Again Through Song, with Ta’u Pupu’a

Jan 25, 2019

Ta’u Pupu’a is a graduate of the Juilliard Opera Center and former NFL player recruited by the Coach Bill Belichick of the Cleveland Browns (which became the Baltimore Ravens). Born a native of the Kingdom of Tonga, Ta’u moved to…

088: Kristy Sobel – Prize Fighter, The Prize is Life

Jan 18, 2019

Kristy Sobel Kristy Sobel is a humanitarian, world renowned speaker, and successful entrepreneur. Kristy founded a company creating multifunctional purses for people with neck and back problems and other special needs, and she grew that company to become a global…

Powder Matt Mosteller

087: Powder Matt Mosteller The Adventurer’s Path Through the Mountains

Jan 11, 2019

Powder Matt Mosteller Powder Matt Mosteller’s life changed in the mountains. Sitting in a station wagon alone, waiting…life happened. Matt wanting some fresh air, opened his car door. A ski instructor on the way up the mountains saw young Matt…

Mariel Hemingway

086: Mariel Hemingway – Gets Real About Conquering Her Summit

Jan 4, 2019

Mariel Hemingway Mariel as a child, experienced tumult constantly, yet grew up surrounded by beauty in Ketchum, Idaho. Being part of the Hemingway family meant exposure to drug and alcohol abuse, mental disorders; plus, seven separate suicides within the family.…

Rebecca Rusch

085: Rebecca Rusch – Queen of Pain

Dec 28, 2018

Rebecca Rusch is known as the Queen of Pain. She was given that nickname by her peers who’ve marveled at her determination and focus despite the challenges presented in a given moment. Rebecca is a 7 time world champion across…

Stephen Wampler

084: Stephen Wampler – Making Disabilities Disappear

Dec 21, 2018

Stephen Wampler Stephen is a mountain climber. In 2010 he ascended El Capitan. That feat by itself is a challenge, but something done by thousands of people. However, Stephen has Cerebral Palsy making his ascent not just exceptional, but a…

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