Word With A Champ Interviews
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Second generation monster truck driver from Ogden, Utah, Mike Christianson is our guest this week on Word With A Champ, for Native Voice 1 Radio Network. Mike is a full-time builder, owner and driver of a beautiful monster truck called Vendetta. This truck is tough to beat and should be as he supports a family with four daughters, he is enjoying a good life and career. It is truly fun to visit with a man that has his priorities in order putting family first, sport and business second.
Jonestown, Pennsylvania’s Brock Zearfoss, Open Wheel Nationals Champion, dirt track sprint car racing driver, is our guest this week on Word With A Champ. Brock saw the checkered flag before a very competitive, invited field of 32 from all across the United States. This 410 ci, winged car event, was a win in front of no fans present at the Park Jefferson Speedway in North Sioux City, South Dakota, except a large audience on pay-per-view SpeedshiftTV. Strict guidelines of social distancing and face masks were enforced amid the 2020 pandemic at one of the few, big-time sports events of the day. God bless America.
My son Branson Taylor, Cherokee/Choctaw football player at Dakota State University, is our guest, in the second of a two part series on Word With A Champ. We are very proud of our son and his perseverance athletically and academically throughout his college career. He has overcome two major orthopedic injuries. Branson is presently the second fastest man on the team, on target in the weight room and is ready to play. His persistence has astounded me. We pray he will have the opportunity to shine on the field, and finish strong academically, amid this pandemic of 2020.
Indian country was well represented at the 2017 South Dakota Football All-Star Game in the luxurious Dakota Dome Vermillion, SD. My son, Cherokee/Choctaw Branson Taylor and Cheyenne River Sioux Brexton Traversie are featured in this weeks episode of Word With A Champ. We obtain insight about our athletes from their coaches Keven Morehart and Dale Taylor. Joe VanGeer, a charter member, shares his thoughts about this sports organization celebrating 30 years of all star games.
Round 6 of 10 at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo saw Indian Country in the winners circle in 2 events. Brett Stall won the round in the Bull Riding with a whopping 87 point ride. Aaron Tsinigine won again, Las Vegas seems to be his hot spot, and a good one as rounds pay over $26,000.00.
2008 PRCA World Champion, Justin McDaniel is our guest today on Word With A Champ Radio Show for NV1. The Cherokee cowboy from Porum, Oklahoma has qualified for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, 6 times in his illustrious career, in the bareback bronc riding event. Justin shares his perspective on success, competing at the major league level, in one of the toughest and most fun sports on earth, riding bareback bucking horses.
Scott Rogers, Paiute Indian cowboy, roped his way to an Indian National Finals Rodeo championship for 2014. There was no one more excited to win in Las Vegas than Scott. A hard working, family man shares his background and horsepower that lead to victory.
JPat Johnson may be seen in a pair or Wranglers with a belt buckle that reads Wrangler PRCA Montana pro circuit bucking bull of the year.. Dr Johnson wears a smile that is as big as his home state in Montana. If you open his Curriculum Vita, you better be ready to read a while. Knowing more about the man, that leaves his cowboy hat in the truck and puts on a smock and walks into a hospital prior to sunup most days. You will know that you have just met Dr. JPat Johnson, one of the hardest working, generous gentlemen in any surgery rooms you can find, a man that serves mankind as a world class Neurosurgeon. Word With a Champ is pleased to visit with Dr. Johnson and hear what it takes to be the very best in your field. Whether you are a PRCA Stock Contractor, or improving someone’s life in a massive and tedious operation, as he did for me.