Thursday, June 7, 2012

Visit to ON-X Life Technologies - Chance to Say " Thank You"


On  May  23RD  I got a chance to visit the ON-X Life Technologies manufacturing plant in Austin, Texas. . ON-X Life Technologies makes the parts that make me tick when I run.   It was a great visit . I gave the employees a brief presentation, giving the background of how I was wounded in Iraq, the surgery and my recovery. I highlighted some of the endurance events I have competed in and completed since having surgery. I shared with them that I was an endurance athlete before the war  and that because of the of the quality of their work, and the great product they produce, I have been able to continue racing in endurance sports events.  I told them they are making a difference and impacting peoples lives in a positive way. The trip was a great opportunity for me to say “Thank You”.

A local television station ran a story on the visit as well:

In the hallway of the plant they have a poster of me that shares my story




ON-X made a $1,000 donation to Team Red, White, and Blue (teamrwb.org) which is a Veterans group which I do a lot of work for.  In the picture I am standing with Clyde Baker, the CEO of ON-X Life Technologies, Inc after he presented me a $1,000 check from the company made out to Team RWB to support the organizations mission.


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