Finding Your Summit Podcast

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

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037: Ed Viesturs: American Climber Of 14 8000 Meter Peaks On Reaching Impossible Goals

Feb 16, 2018

Climbing mountains is an incredible feat that takes incredible people with incredible goals. Ed Viesturs is one of these people who has climbed fourteen 8,000 meter peaks. It took him 18 years to get to all those summits and 21…

036: Mike Vowels: A World Class Skier’s Return To Paradise

Feb 9, 2018

There is no expiration date to do great things in our lives. The first step is to have a goal and work hard to achieve that goal. Mike Vowels has been hitting all his goals since he was nineteen, driving…

035: Steve Largent, The NFL Hall of Famer With No Fear

Feb 2, 2018

Football will always have bigger, stronger and faster guys. But this didn’t bother Steve Largent who is 5’ 11.5”, he had a job to do for his team and he did it. The only thing that was on his mind…

FYS 034 | Deaf Singer

034: Mandy Harvey: Deaf Singer With An Angelic Voice And Incredible Talent

Jan 26, 2018

The judges of America’s Got Talent could have never known that a beautiful voice could come from a young lady who couldn’t hear. Born with connective tissue disorder that affected joints and ligaments, Mandy Harvey got sick a lot of…

FYS 033 | Crush Cancer

033: Dara Kurtz: Crush Cancer Head On And Live A Crazy Perfect Life

Jan 19, 2018

In this technological age of social media and the internet, it is common to see people living a crazy perfect life. These three words has more meaningful for Dara Kurtz after surviving breast cancer. Her diagnosis of the lethal disease…

FYS 32 | Blind Football Player

032: Jake Olson, Blind Football Player On Rising Up To An Amazing Career

Jan 12, 2018

In life, there are different things that hit you at different times, but what’s important is how you get back up when this happens. One of the hardest thing that can hit you in life is being diagnosed with retinoblastoma…

FYS 31 | NFL Quarterback

031: Hugh Millen: A Lookback On The Challenging Life And Career Of An NFL Quarterback

Jan 5, 2018

Bouncing around the league for 10 years wasn’t an experience NFL quarterback Hugh Millen planned but still grateful for. His football career led him to play with 93 pro ball players and he learned from coaches that went to the…

FYS 30 | Global Entrepreneurship

30: Rich Barton On Global Entrepreneurship – From Waiting On Tables To Pitching Expedia To Bill Gates

Dec 29, 2017

Because his parents set an important example about work ethics, Rich Barton became focused on work and businesses and grew up doing odds and ends jobs like being an ice cream truck driver and a waiter. Even in college, he…

FYS 29 | Spartan Race Challenge

029: Kacey McCallister: On Conquering The Spartan Race Challenge And How To Rise Up From Adversity

Dec 22, 2017

Kacey McCallister never wasted time and tears when he lost his legs from an accident when he was just six years old. His parents didn’t treat him any different from other kids who had to do their chores and go…