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Valorie Kondos Field

Legendary Gymnastics Coach

Veteran UCLA Gymnastics coach Valorie Kondos Field—known affectionately as Miss Val—has never done a flip or played an organized sport.

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Tabitha Brown

Tabitha Brown

Actress, Vegan Foodie & NYT Bestselling Author

Tabitha Brown satisfies the hunger of millions with her unique approach to veganism and her wholesome, comedic personality on the daily. She is a home base for learning new recipes,…

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Chasten Buttigieg

Teacher & Arts Education Advocate

Chasten Buttigieg, husband of former mayor and presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, has become a popular figure in his own right. The teacher's wit, intimate social media musings, and polished speeches…

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Bear Grylls

Adventurer

Bear Grylls OBE, has become known worldwide as one of the most recognized faces of survival and outdoor adventure. Trained from a young age in martial arts, Grylls went on…

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Mickey Guyton

Grammy Award-Nominated Country Music Artist

Mickey Guyton was born in Arlington, Texas, and began singing in church at a young age. She was drawn to a variety of artists with big voices including Dolly Parton,…

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Laird Hamilton

Legendary Surfer

Laird Hamilton is best known as an American big-wave surfer and pioneer in the world of action water sports. In addition to his affinity for the water, Laird is labeled…

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Clint Harp

Carpenter, HGTV's "Fixer Upper" & Magnolia Network's "Restoration Road"

Clint Harp is a dumpster-diving, reclaimed-wood-loving carpenter who is the star of Restoration Road on Chip and Joanna Gaines' Magnolia Network & Discovery+. The show is a unique look at the time,…

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Mark Herzlich

Super Bowl Champion & Cancer Survivor

Mark Herzlich grew up a star athlete in three sports before attending Boston College where he was one of the top defensive players in all of college football. Following a…

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Alex Honnold

World-Renowned Rock Climber & Star of Academy Award-Winning "Free Solo"

Alex Honnold is a professional rock climber whose audacious free-solo ascents of America’s biggest cliffs have made him one of the most recognized and followed climbers in the world. A…

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Kwame Onwuachi

James Beard Award-Winning Chef, Author of Notes from a Young Black Chef & Executive Producer at FOOD & WINE Magazine

A competitor on Top Chef season 13 in California, Kwame Onwuachi is a James Beard Award-winning chef and author of Notes from a Young Black Chef.

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Ryan Shazier

Ryan Shazier

Former Linebacker, Pittsburgh Steelers

Ryan Shazier's story is one of inspiration, strength and courage. A 2014 first-round draft pick and two-time Pro Bowl selection, Shazier was partially paralyzed when he suffered a severe spinal…

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Morgan Simianer

Star, Netflix's "CHEER"

Morgan Simianer is an American athlete, cheerleader, and breakout star from the hit Netflix docuseries Cheer. She became a fan favorite thanks to her perseverance, talent, close relationship with coach Monica…

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Kevin Jorgeson Tommy Caldwell

Legendary Climbers

Kevin Jorgeson and Tommy Caldwell are two of the best big-wall rock climbers in the world, renowned for their free climbing abilities and impressive list of climbing achievements.

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