Kristi Yamaguchi’s work ethic and drive from an early age propelled her to win the Olympic gold medal in figure skating for the U.S.A. in 1992. She went on to become a professional ice skater, author and now, philanthropist. She reached into the lessons of her childhood to create the Always Dream Foundation.
Atlanta has a new flag to follow: Atlanta United. A soccer team that on an average draws some of the biggest attendance numbers in the world. There is dedicated fan clubs and rally cries that are unique and have an American twist to it, like tailgating.
Parents of teens on the autism spectrum form a competitive swim team, training them with high expectations. Follow three athletes in their quest for inclusion, independence and a life that feels like winning.
This episode’s guest will be former a university of Hawaii head football coach June Jones. The Leaheys will discuss with Coach Jones his future and any interest in returning to UH in any capacity. Plus the three will discuss Hawaii’s Marcus Mariota winning the 80th annual Heisman Trophy.
This evening’s guest is Vinny Passas, quarterbacks coach at Saint Louis and Heisman Trophy front-runner Marcus Mariota’s QB coach as a youth through High School. Leaheys will also discuss the resignation announcement of UH athletics director Ben Jay. This program is available in high-definition and will be rebroadcast on Wed., Dec.
Tonight’s guest will be Don Murphy & Kurt Osaki from the “We get ’em” campaign supporting UH Athletics. Kanoa and Jim will also be discussing the UH Football team’s latest loss at Colorado and the Quarterback situation moving forward.