One good shot, and a golfer can launch into the top ranks of the sport. And that’s what happened to Michael Tobiason Jr. in the US Open this June. He just hopes he will no longer have to sleep in his car as he plays the circuit.
Kristen Ulmer was one of the best skiers in the world because she was fearless. She tells guest host Phoebe Judge that she walked away from the sport because no matter how many of her friends were horribly injured, she literally couldn't feel fear.
Less than a year ago, Bill Caswell wore a suit and tie to work as a banker. He was laid off last May, and now Bill’s living his dream of street car rally racing. He recently entered the WRC Corona Rally in Mexico. Also in this episode, Dan and Sue Randle have opened a new business: a kayak polo club.
Mack Cleveland was a true basketball talent. In high school, he was recruited by college basketball powerhouses like Arizona and Michigan State. But he couldn't get along with his coaches and was benched for much of his senior season. Mack has found his calling now in working with kids who have the same issues he had. One of the young prospects Mack has helped is Ivan Johnson. Ivan once had an attitude problem, but these days, he's playing pro - in Korea. He's with the LG Sakers.
A few weeks ago, Scott Johnson became the first double lung transplant to compete in the legendary Hawaii Ironman. The race includes a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike race, and a 26.2 mile run. All elements must be completed in 17 hours. The story behind a piano known as Big Red.
How long would it be to walk every one of Barry Bonds's walks? If this kind of statistic appeals to you, then settle in and listen to Craig Robinson, the graphic illustrator who captures the arcane and inventive facts of baseball.
Writer Ann Hood talks with Sean Cole about the mall in Warwick, Rhode Island. When it first opened, one mile from her home, it felt like an Emerald City. The mall ushered in her future and gave her a sense of confidence and curiosity. Yes, the mall did all that - and more.