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Mark Pattison is a former NFL player, Sports Illustrated Exec, Philanthropist & Mountaineer who completed the Seven Summits on May 23rd, 2021 with his ascent of Mt Everest. NFL360 created a film called Searching for the Summit which followed Mark's journey up Mt EVEREST and won a EMMY for best picture in 2022. Through his life’s journey in business, sports & charity work, Mark has been fortunate to meet some of the world’s most incredible people who share their stories of how they overcame adversity and found their way.

Finding Your Summit Mark Pattison

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Mark Pattison is a former NFL player, Sports Illustrated Exec, Philanthropist & Mountaineer who completed the Seven Summits on May 23rd, 2021 with his ascent of Mt Everest. NFL360 created a film called Searching for the Summit which followed Mark's journey up Mt EVEREST and won a EMMY for best picture in 2022. Through his life’s journey in business, sports & charity work, Mark has been fortunate to meet some of the world’s most incredible people who share their stories of how they overcame adversity and found their way.

    Tom House: known as the guru of quarterbacks who has mentored Tom Brady, Drew Brees and many others.

    Tom House: known as the guru of quarterbacks who has mentored Tom Brady, Drew Brees and many others.

    Tom House was a professional baseball player, turned baseball coach and now has transitioned himself into the guru of teaching NFL Quarterbacks the 4 principles of achieving at a high level. Facinating interview of how he has gotten the best of Drew Brees, Tom Brady, Dak Prescott and many others to excell well into their 40's.  
    Here is the full episode transcribed. 
    Hey, everybody's Mark Pattison. I'm back again with another great episode of Finding Your Summit, all about people overcoming excuse me, all about people overcoming adversity and making their way through it and finding their summit. So, anyways, I haven't done this a little bit during the summer here, but we're back on we're back on track and before we get into today's wonderful guests, we're gonna talk about my website really quickly. WWW dot mark pattison, NFL DOT COM. There's a number of things going on there. Number One, the movie searching for the summit, which one and Emmy for best picture, covering my Everest journey by the NFL Um, is now on that website. You can check it out by following the different lengths that are there. That's number one. Number two, I've got over two D sixty podcasts of finding your summit with amazing people at the guy out today doing incredible things which will inspire all. And number three, I continue to have my hands knee deep in my flat. Philanthropy causes with with higher ground. That's the organization that helps um process all these things and and drive money, Um and awareness to people who really need. A lot of these people are military folks who have had PTSD and have had adaptive issues with their legs and norms and things like that. So really about empowerment. My daughter also has epilepsy. So we created this found this campaign called the millions Everest, and we have now raised well over a hundre ground towards these great causes. So, Um, if you want to donate over there, go ahead. Of all the money goes directly to higher ground. Okay, on that note, let's jump into today's great guests. His name is Tom. How's Tom? How are you doing? Very good, happy Wednesday. Happy Wednesday to you. I haven't done this in the spell in about a month and so my got a tongue twisted just a little bit and I normally don't do that, but it's all good. Um. So I I I found you, like a lot of times I do. You know, at some certain point the Dealta of knowing people and then tapping into other people. You hear about somebody and I was so fascinated because they've called you this guru, you know, quote unquote. I don't know how you exactly Um phrase that up, but I kind of want to give away what we're gonna talk about a little bit later and then to kind of go back and see how the building blocks of how you actually got to the place that you were in today. Um Tom, is a guy that I saw, I think, on twitter, and you've been, uh, somewhat infamous, that's the right word, for helping guys like Tom Brady, Dak Prescott many other NFL stars drew brees over the years with their throwing motion and helping them get better. And the interesting thing about all this is that you're really a baseball guy and you're a guy that that went to USC went on, you were drafted by the braves, played over the Red Sox and home my home, uh team, I guess, so to speak, the mariners. I grew up in Seattle, Washington, want to the University of Washington. So you you, I'm sure you know that area well up there. But but let's go back to kind of the route at the beginning of formulating because so much of what you do is just not about how to throw a ball. To me, all mechanics are roughly the same when throwing anything, whether it's, you know, a baseball, a football, a basketball. It's all that fall through shoulders, score a target and off you go. But there's so much more that you do that you contribute to this which is between the years um of making that happen. So let's let's start kind of back at USC and your love for baseball and how did that kind of evolve to where you

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    EP 256 Miles Burris: transitioning from the NFL to the acting world and thriving..

    EP 256 Miles Burris: transitioning from the NFL to the acting world and thriving..

    Miles Burris: transitioning from the NFL to the acting world and thriving.. He was drafted as a Raider and played 3 years before finding his new passion and career. Learn what he did to discover his new path and what he's excited for about the future.  
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    EP 255 Matt Warren: Singer / Songwriter with multiple hits had to go through rehab to find his greatness.

    EP 255 Matt Warren: Singer / Songwriter with multiple hits had to go through rehab to find his greatness.

    Matt Warren: Singer / Songwriter with multiple hits had to go through rehab to find his greatness.
    Everybody's Mark Pattison, I'm back again with another great episode of finding your summit, all about people overcoming adversity and finding their way. Can't wait to jump into today's guest, who certainly fits that bill. But before we do, I want to direct your attention to my website, www dot mark pattison nfl dot com, and I've got my film Emmy Award Winning Best Picture searching for the summit. You can check it out there. It directs you over to NFL three sixty. So fortunate that they film my amazing journey up and down Mount Everest and back Um and and what a beautiful story at the end of the day. And if you haven't seen it, check it out again. Best Picture Emmy. I've got the hardware comments, so I'm excited about that. Number two is I've done over two and fifty episodes, uh, going on out two or three years, and I've got so many amazing people doing incredible things and it always inspires me to talk to these people, like we're gonna talk to today, just what they're doing, how they've gone about life and their success and we all need that. I'm not the or you're not the only one I need it to to Jack me up and keep me going up and down these mountains. And finally, we continue to raise money for a millions everest all proceeds go to higher ground. It's all about empowering others and that's what we aim to do. Um, we we show the film, we've done these campaigns with Amelia, so on, so forth. Uh. And I think we have something coming either to the south down of Mississippi, which I hope Matt would be included with. That's coming on just a minute. Uh, and in southern California with Um, some pretty cool people. So tune into that, um all, if you do go on to that length. Philanthropy, millions Everest of all proceeds go directly to higher ground. It doesn't come to me in anyway. So on that note, let's get into today's awesome guest. His Name Matt Warren. Matt, I've met you two years ago down in the Great State of Mississippi, the little town of Greenville, at a wonderful common mutual friends, Steve Azar. He's another Delta Blues Singer, in your case singer Songwriter. I hope I got that right, Matt. Welcome to the show. Thank you so much for having me. Brother. I'm I'm excited to be on here and it's a real honor. Thanks for asking. Well, listen, you know, let's let's just rewind this, because we're gonna talk about your life. We're gonna talk about dreams, we're gonna talk about failures. You know, we talked about the name of the show is finding your summit. There's peaks, the valleys. Um, you've been in valleys. You've been in peaks. I've been in a whole probably more valleys than you've been, and I've been on a couple of peaks and it's fun when you're standing on the top. But you know, to develop that character over time you have to go through some stuff. Right. That builds that character, that broils that grit, that builds those other things that you ultimately are made up. But I want to go back just two years now and and I want to tell you my experience, Um, for the audience. So there's a there's a common friend of of Matt and mind. His name is Steve Azar. He's a Delta Country Blues he's had a number of hits. He's a singer, he's a songwriter, just like our guest today. Um. But he he throws a a Gulf event, a fundraiser, and then we're fortunate, the people that come down to be able to listen to these these amazing voices that Steve. He calls friends up on stage on a Friday night and I was sitting back with my girl dares, and I was I was this Guy, man Warren, was introduced. He came up and belt it up and we're looking each other like, oh my God, this guy sings like a flippant angel, I mean so talented. And afterwards I said something, you know, and we didn't really talk too much after that. And this last year, a couple of months ago, we got to talk a lot more. And again you got up and you sang a beautiful song and and so, I mea

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    EP 254 Terry Ahola Made the US SKI TEAM from 82'-84 but got injured which derailed his Olympic dream but he picked himself up and has transitioned into a successful life.

    EP 254 Terry Ahola Made the US SKI TEAM from 82'-84 but got injured which derailed his Olympic dream but he picked himself up and has transitioned into a successful life.

    Terry Ahola: Made the US SKI TEAM from 82'-84 but got injured which derailed his Olympic dream but he picked himself up and has transitioned into a successful lilfe

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    EP 253 Chris Long: From the NFL to Life After Football. He's moving the ball forward by helping others.

    EP 253 Chris Long: From the NFL to Life After Football. He's moving the ball forward by helping others.

    Chris Long Podcast
    In today’s episode of the ‘Finding your Summit’ podcast, host Mark Pattison, former NFL Player, Mountaineer who has climbed the Seven Summits, has over 250 podcasts, and a proud Emmy Best Picture Award Winner talks with guest Chris Long, Founder of NFL Defensive End & WaterBoys.org. Chris shares about his transition from the NFL to philanthropic work.

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    EP 252 Kristin Harila: En route to becoming the 1st woman to climb all 14-- 8,000 Meter Peaks

    EP 252 Kristin Harila: En route to becoming the 1st woman to climb all 14-- 8,000 Meter Peaks

    Kristin Harila Podcast
    In today’s episode of the ‘Finding your Summit’ podcast, host Mark Pattison, former NFL Player, Mountaineer who has climbed the Seven Summits, has over 250 podcasts, and a proud Emmy Best Picture Award Winner talks with guest Kristin Harila, a Norwegian Mountaineer, Climber, Skier, and Runner. She holds the distinction of climbing both Mount Everest and the Lhotse summit, at the same time. In the podcast, Kristin shares her experience of climbing many summits. She also talks about her next expedition of climbing K2.

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Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
137 Ratings

137 Ratings

BJV_RDR ,

What's your Summit?

I discovered this podcast a few months ago and have listened to several episodes. I was drawn to the diversity of guests who share their authentic stories of struggle and accomplishment. Mark does and excellenct job interviewing his guests and also weaves in his own stories of adversity and triumph, leaving the audience inspired. Keep them coming Mark!

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Silence your phones while recording!

I’d love to see if I enjoy this podcast as much as was suggested to me, but the phone notifications constantly going off in the recording keep causing me to stop and see what came in — and it’s not my phone!

Mary E H. RHS '79 ,

Inspirational and Motivational Podcast

Excellent podcast. The guests are interesting, the host is too. You come away from these podcasts learning interesting things about the host and the guest that are real.

Mark might not have the same household name recognition as Oprah but his podcasts are every bit as authentic as her Super Soul conversations.

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