Sherry Vasquez, Kenny Mayne, Kenny discussed on The Adam Schefter Podcast
Fully dot org. We thank if your timing from coming in from your porch in the seattle area so that we didn't have to listen to the wind at. Thank you for being my friend. Thank you so much. I'm going nelson your by. Take care kenny. I appreciate you. And there is the great kenny mayne founder once again of run freely dot org and you can see what are unique person and individually is why he lasted as long on television as he did because nobody. Nobody did it the way that kenny mayne did alright. We're coming off a week. Which friday. I posted a video that again. Some people question. I was kind of odd. I don't know if anybody ever saw that posted on my twitter feed my instagram page. Facebook of my daughter at field day. She was doing some hurdles. She got her. The i went to go jump over the second hurdle was taping. The whole thing and went flat. Interface bought got right back up and finished and so we were looking at the video. Her me my wife and we all to my daughter's credit were laughing about it. It was very funny. I said to my daughter dylan. We like to post this on social media. She loved the idea that she edited the video. She said here you go dead post it. We posted it and what happens. First of all people notice that people outside wearing masks which they didn't like story for another day and that i posted the video. Do you really think. I would have posted that video without my daughter being a part of it that i would shame or publicly. It's just so funny when something is posted in the public forum. These days that people have the reactions they do. That's on a public front on a private front saturday night. Having some dinner with family got a text from a former colleague at the rocky mountain news. Who now is at the las vegas review journal man by the name norm. Clark is gossip columnist out las vegas. And here's the great thing. I got hired by the rocky mountain news. In september of nineteen ninety moved out to colorado at the age of twenty three. Didn't really know anybody went to work out there. And one of the stories that they had me work on was colorado is trying to get a baseball team and norm clark. My friend norm. Clark was the guy that was leading the search to get that story enormous struggling and the asami to help him and at one point i gave him the contact of the guy that turned out to be the source that told norm. That colorado is getting a baseball team and norm got to break the story and he texted me unsolicited saturday night. Forty five and this was the exact text. The came in thirty years ago today. The biggest story of my career. June fifth nineteen ninety-one the rocky mountain news. Big thanks to rocky mountain news. Sports editor barry four but for solid guidance. He lonely a young new reporter that day. A kidney adam schefter who helped free me up at a critical time. Thank you adam. When i got that text took me back thirty years and write that in there. I saw what a big story could do. The effects could have and that story for norm changed. His career changes life he loved. It still remembers it to this day so much so that he texted me a picture of him holding up the rocky mountain news with the headline. It's denver miami which of the two cities that were awarded baseball teams in came thirty years ago last week. Which is incredible. A norm told me later in the text that night. he said I was a month away from forty nine years old at the time. Which basically he's five years younger than i am. Now celebrated that height with sherry vasquez. A woman he was dating champagne infringed dinner one of the highest of highs. Probably tie with britney spears quickey wedding for biggest stories. Britney was bigger from global recognition. The high from that story was a catalyst for going to vegas. I wanted stories that would equal top the high of june fifth nineteen ninety-one new. I be able to repeat it in vegas perfect time in place. And he's a book now anyway on and on from there. But norman and my good friend were reminiscing about that on saturday night. Thirty years goes quick and big stories. Always leave their mark. Or i wanna thank kenny. Mayne for taking time this week to join us on the podcast. I wanna thank my great producer. Kristina boswell for putting up with me and putting this together. And i wanna.