Athletes That Don't Quit (c) - Nate Winters Story

May 18, 2010
Hosted by Ida R. Muorie

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Episode Description

Florida H.S. Pitcher that overcame a loss of a leg to start again as a pitcher. Ida will welcome Nate Winters and his father Dr. Tom Winters, whose story was recently aired on an ESPN special. Ida will talked to the Winters' family about the baby steps that Nate had to take after a catastrophic boating accident cost him his left leg. Ida will talked about the highs, lows and triumphs of Nate returning to the mound 22-months later to start. In addition, Ida will welcome to the show Doug Pringle, President of Disabled Sports USA Far West, founded in 1967. Doug and Ida will talk about the innovative programs that his organization provides to disable athlete. Doug will share some of his organizations triumphs and challenges as well. Ida will conclude the show by naming Nate Winters the "Sportsmavericks of the Year."

The Sportsmavericks Show©

The Sportsmavericks Show©

Tues 5 PM PT on VoiceAmerica Sports Network

The Sportsmavericks Show redefines the elite athlete by bridging the gap between parents, athletes and the community. Host Ida Muorie, a.k.a. The Oprah of Sports brings to the VoiceAmerica Network original programming - balancing the pursuit of academic excellence and sports participation. The Sportsmavericks Show airs every Tuesday evening at 5 PM/PST, 8 PM/EST on the VoiceAmerica Sports Channel. Listeners will be engaged in straightforward talk, spontaneous and unscripted by the experts. Ida and her guests will explore the challenges of success and failure in sports, and will help athletes and their parents navigate the transition from high school, college and then on to the pros. We put “fun” back into sports, and recognize role models in sports through our “Sportsmavericks All-Star Award” program. Tune in Tuesday evenings at 5 PM/PST with Ida Muorie and The Sportsmavericks Show, right here on the VoiceAmerica Sports Channel.

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Ida R. Muorie

Ida R. Muorie

Ida R. Muorie, JD is a sports advocate, author, college professor, renowned speaker, personal coach, financial strategist, international spokesperson, lawyer and the President and CEO of Sportsmavericks, Inc. Sportsmavericks is a Community Education and Sports Network company that offers services in life coaching, consulting, diversity training, publishing, community events and video conferencing workshops for sports professionals, student athletes and parents of athletes. In 2004, Muorie combined her experience in sports education with 20 years of financial experience, to launch the first sports talk show on The VoiceAmerica Network. She is also the host and producer of the audio series-- Laying The Foundation For Excellent: “Survival Guide IV Student Athletes,” the DVD, “Finding The (Sports) Woman In You,” and the author of “The Pro-Ready Impact Principles,” and “The Financial Playbook For Athletes.”

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