dave paladino omaha
DAVE PALADINO
Home town: Omaha, NE

Nickname:
Dino

Mt summited:

     Rainier
     Quandary
     Camel Back
     Grey’s Via Kelso Ridge
     Torreys
     Democrat
     Cameron
     Lincoln
     Bross
     Whitney

Failed attempts:

     Fuji
     Quandary x 3
     Grays
     Torries

High school sports:

     Football
     Wrestling
     Track
     Weightlifting

College sports:

     Flag Football
     Floor Hockey
     Rugby

Broken bones:

     Hip In three places
     Two ribs
     Nose
     Toe

Proudest Athletic Achievements:

     State Champion Football
     4 year letterman in High school, two time all conference and
     one time all district in football
     Timber man Half Ironman  Lake Winnipesaukee, New   
     Hampshire 2001
     Seattle to Portland bike ride 202 miles at a 19mph pace


Longest race completed:

     Mt Whitney Climb  17.5hrs

Notable benchmarks:

     3.50 Marathon
     43:42 10K

Sport that you have a natural athletic ability for:

     Downhill skiing

Sport that you are most passion about:

     Half Ironman distance triathlon

Favorite quote(s):

"ts not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the of fight in the dog."

Favorite motivational saying:

For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide,we might have hope.

Biggest athletic learning opportunity:
      
Not accepting football scholarships at a NAIA school so I could attend a large University
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