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In The Heart of the Story with Gary Metivier we focus on positive, inspiring stories of everyday people doing cool stuff. What drives people to go after their dreams? What can the rest of us get out of hearing their stories? We take you deeper into the story as we get to the heart of why this is so important to them.

The Heart of the Story with Gary Metivier GARY METIVIER

    • Documentary
    • 5.0, 17 Ratings

In The Heart of the Story with Gary Metivier we focus on positive, inspiring stories of everyday people doing cool stuff. What drives people to go after their dreams? What can the rest of us get out of hearing their stories? We take you deeper into the story as we get to the heart of why this is so important to them.

    Ken Schrader: An Inside Track on Racing

    Ken Schrader: An Inside Track on Racing

    In this special "American Drive" episode of The Heart of the Story with Gary Metivier we take you to the racetrack with a racing legend. Ken Schrader traded the asphalt for the dirt track and is having a blast. He talks about everything from the history of the sport to his advice for young drivers.

    • 18 min
    Rodeo: Jimy's Wild Ride

    Rodeo: Jimy's Wild Ride

    In this The Heart of the Story with Gary Metivier we take you to the rodeo. In part of our "American Drive Series" we find out why someone would want to ride a bull and turn this tough sport into a business. A champion gives us an inside look.

    • 13 min
    Crash Course: Demo Derby 101

    Crash Course: Demo Derby 101

    In this special summer series "American Drive" --the Heart of the Story takes us to a demolition derby. We want to know why so many people put so much time and money into building cars just to tear them up? We meet a family, inspired by generations of drivers, working hard so they can play hard and giving us tips on how to survive a derby.

    Edited By Ryan Beintema @rbp7
    Executive Producer/Host/Photography Gary Metivier
    http://metiviermedia.com/
    https://www.facebook.com/metiviermedia/

    • 13 min
    Truck and Tractor Pulls At Heartstrings

    Truck and Tractor Pulls At Heartstrings

    Holly is gearing up for another big event. She has been around tractor pulls for some time, but now she is in one--driving for the Bad Company team. The organizer puts this event on for charity. He shares why this high-powered event really touches his heart. Buckle up. You are in for a wild ride on this special American Drive on The Heart of the Story with Gary Metivier.

    • 11 min
    Back From The Brink: Kelly Meyer 2

    Back From The Brink: Kelly Meyer 2

    In this The Heart of the Story with Gary Metivier "American Drive" Special-- we take you back to the dirt track to meet up with Kelly Meyer. He was severely burned in a house fire saving is wife from the flames. The only thing he had left was his race car. He offered that to his longtime friend to use. and now, a year later, he is fighting to overcome his injuries to drive again. The community has rallied around.

    See the youtube version https://youtu.be/BLPcfVVXPWM 

    • 11 min
    Dirt Track Fire Rescue. How it works.

    Dirt Track Fire Rescue. How it works.

    In the special The Heart of the Story with Gary Metivier "American Drive" we take you inside the world of fire rescue. These men and women volunteer to be there so that dirt track racers and their families have protection. They talk about their training and the adrenaline they get while working in the sport they love. With tribute to Gil Short @speedway fire rescue who they lost this season.

    watch the youtube version here https://youtu.be/pRYe7dZ_7oc

    • 8 min

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17 Ratings

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Excellent!!

Excellently! Very thoughtful, insightful, and uplifting!

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