Marc Lichtenfeld is a financial analyst and he moonlights as a boxing announcer. Next Friday he will be announcing The WBA Cruiserweight World Championships. Dick talks to him about both his day and night job.
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.
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.
Before the U.S. Olympic Hockey team came out of nowhere to win gold in 1980, there was the 1960 U.S. Team. Dick Meredith was one of the players. They were not expected to even medal at the games, but the team went undefeated, and captured the gold. Also in this show: The Will To Win - An Update
After years of training, swimmer Kicker Vencill was on the verge of achieving his childhood dream of representing his country at the Olympics. But all that came crashing to a halt when a drug test came back positive for a banned substance. Like many athletes caught cheating, Kicker claimed he was innocent. But unlike most, he was in fact innocent of taking performance-enhancing drugs. Also on the show: a Catholic tradition helps a Jewish woman find her husband - a rabbi.