Isaac Mackey, Kramer Lewis and Jonathan Harrison are members of the ocean rowing team, Pacific Boys. On December 12, 2021 this group will launch from the Canary Islands and row 3000 miles to Antigua while competing in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge (TWAC). You can learn more about the adventure on their website https://www.pacificboys.com/.
Melanie brings 25 years of risk performance within the field of professional skydiving to this episode of Risk Matters. Her perspective on staying current, becoming more courageous, operating with humility and being cerebral speaks to the success she has had in her various pursuits.
You can check out her podcast, books and writings via her website, https://melaniecurtis.com/.
Rick McCoy is a Mixed Martial Arts pioneer having fought throughout the early days of MMA during the 90s. He has trained alongside and coached some of the best fighters in the world including Randy Couture and other UFC fighters.
Rick is the owner of MMA Institute (www.mmainstitute.com) based in Richmond, VA.
Frank Gonzalez represents what can be achieved if you dream a little. His profession is anchored in protecting and caring for those around him while also being an ultramarathon dynamo on the weekends. His perspective on facing challenges with unguaranteed success, rebounding from failure and finding motivation after the honeymoon period of a new pursuit has waned is worth the listen. As always, thanks Frank!
“I don’t look at hang gliding as a dangerous activity, it’s just not forgiving.” Steve Wendt, Head Instructor and Owner of Blue Sky Hang Gliding, has spent 47 years developing a keen awareness for managing the risks of hang gliding and the chops to teach the ins and outs of the sport. Listen as he shares insights into the arena of risk performance applicable in any industry. Learn more about Steve at http://www.blueskyhg.com.