Interviews

When I am racing, there comes a time during the race where it almost feels as if I just stop thinking about what I’m doing and it just comes completely natural. I feel that this is typically when I perform at my best. I believe that if you enjoy what you are doing in life and practice, you can achieve this sense of Flow… [Read More]
Just do it. You’ll never know until your brave enough to take that 1st step and then commit to taking each consecutive step. I’m not going to say until you reach your goal because I don’t believe in an end or a destination but a continual journey. Celebrate the small victories and milestones along the way but keep having the next vision and working towards it.… [Read More]
Ryan was raised in Naperville, Illinois, where he graduated from Neuqua Valley High School. He then continued his studies at George Mason University, and graduated from the School of Management in 2010 while playing for the Division One Men’s Volleyball Team. In 2008, the team was ranked as the number eleventh team in the country on… [Read More]
Being present or being there fully with my wife and kids is pivotal in creating deep and thriving relationships in and outside the home. Sometimes they will get Dad, husband, or friend from work. I have also tried to voice how I am truly feeling, which leads to open sharing and vulnerability with other family members and friends.… [Read More]
The Flow state is what all athletes strive for. But getting to that state is a journey. Being in the Flow state means you’ve put in a ton of work beforehand. You’re prepared physically, mentally and emotionally so when the whistle blows you only have to think about what you’re doing in that moment. You’re free from the distraction of achy muscles, burning lungs or a foggy mind. If you put in the work, you’ll be more prepared, which means you’ll have a greater likelihood of achieving the Flow state. This concept transcends beyond sports… [Read More]
Garry Gilliam, former NFL athlete and founder of The Bridge hails from Harrisburg, PA., and attended the Milton Hershey School and Penn State University. Garry prides himself in his hunger for knowledge and love for giving back to his community. Having graduated from Penn State with multiple degrees (Business Development, Advertising and Psychology) he has always shared a love for bettering our society as a whole… [Read More]
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