High 5000: Chris Rings Swims Mississippi River

Thursday, April 28th

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High Five #2,771 goes to Chris Ring who is the 2nd person to ever swim the Mississippi River

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Is Genentech Jimmy's high of 5000. Hometown hero door thinking oh. With a high of five our goal drive down. Can you imagine swimming in the entire length of the Mississippi River you probably can't is only two people have ever done it one of them. Is with us right now former navy seal Chris ring is with us see here to talk about legacies alive maturity that you are involved with. A first of all it I hope for an embarrassing you by thanking you for your service normal it's very rare that we Mets Navy SEALs retired or otherwise. So consistent a tremendous honor for us first off we'll make you preminger wait till you hear what Chris is Doug talk about what was going on with your legacy alive legacies. It was a nonprofit organization and what we do as we honor our fallen heroes and support to ghosts are famously left behind so gold sector it was a chemist lost a loved them and service to the country that we also build permanent morals their hometowns of our fallen heroes who captures who they were has those soldiers lost behind the uniform as a member of their family and community and every hole goals are then stored Pringles are famous for across the country together to know that me to support base and we also work with other like minded organizations plus so much good there so tells about the extreme challenge that you're doing could. I just finished it beginning in December and so forth last your challenge now was this when the entire length of the Mississippi River so it took me 181 days why are northern Minnesota the Headwaters six months later post in the south to the gulf classroom a six to ten hours a day and his closest closest I know for a second go off and just you know does that. My house yeah you started at the tip of the Mississippi River to yes swim across the country. To the bottom of the country. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And big things what is a plot we appreciate you coming into shares stories just amazing and in a note that the U wanna focus on on these families and the lives that they want to remember too so where can someone go to get more information to suggest so we have anticipation -- is alive and as well as legacy is a lot dot com I guess you question what should be honest with me OK okay doing what you've done your career when you've done with your your life after a navy seal when you look at a guy like me tonight is a big. And you I have to. To know because. How are you a good feast. Could be honest with me now I would say that's the term argues such. Classes yeah but I mean it's hard to not Oleg other people are not as active as you and think not and had that question actually several times before and my answer always no because there's policy things that you're going to be better at and I'm better at. So I don't think that you get so it was clear things that you may have one thing we can't do that I can do they want to know you can just pick one any. How would you on like seventies rock radio lyrics get it okay yeah I bet you can't call blue oyster cult thing for me. You win. If you don't mind John and I have been doing time Tammy hi 5000 hometown hero tour for over a year now and I worked our goal is to meet 5000 and they think you get my five CNN we're leaving this certificate for number 2770. Violent number is there really. And I back. All right Chris ring thank you very much Philip so much time for legacy alive legacy is alive dot com or even a guy like me if you. Let's put your nation I think if you really don't think he has entered my so and so.
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