Inside the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’s (CHLA) inaugural Play LA event brought top professional athletes and over 200 kids together from across the southland.
That desire must have been visceral. Twenty-three years later in 2016, Park quit a dream job at Nike– where he could work out in a state-of-the-art gym and try out the new products– to start a cafe on Skid Row.
After ending his illustrious athletic career with a 60-point performance in 2016, the 18-time NBA All-Star founded Kobe Inc. in Newport Beach, Calif.
After appearing in magazines and on billboards for Hang Ten, Gleason started to shift his desires away from surfing and towards running. At first he ran just for fun and still prioritized surfing, but eventually decided that track would be his main focus.