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25 minutes | May 29, 2019
Episode 14 - Kendall Burton
In episode 14 of Let's Engage, Jake and Brendan engage with Kendall Burton. Kendall Burton's story is nothing short of compelling. Being born with a cleft/lip & palate she went through 23 surgeries by the time she was 17. At age 18, she survived an acute ischemic stroke as a freshman in her first semester in college. As a determined young woman, she fought her way back onto the field. After transferring schools three times, she found her forever home at the University of Georgia which led her to achieve her dream of playing at the Women's College World Series. Kendall Burton is on a mission to impact lives with her story of resilience by sharing the most vulnerable and victorious times she has experienced.
30 minutes | May 15, 2019
Episode 13 - Riding Through Adversity - Fallon Taylor
In episode 13 of Let's Engage, Jake and Brendan engage with Fallon Taylor a world champion barrel racer, professional athlete, motivational speaker and entrepreneur. Fallon Taylor has dedicated her career to making the seemingly impossible, her reality. Now, she’s making it her life’s mission to empower her growing online audience of hundreds of thousands of followers by giving them the tools to do the same through her inspiring daily content across platforms like YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Snapchat and her podcast. In 2014, Fallon was named the 2014 WPRA Barrel Racing World Champion aboard a horse she trained herself, her equally decorated mare, 2013 WPRA/AQHA Barrel Racing Horse of the Year, Flos Heiress. In 2018, Fallon and “Babyflo” made history again winning the 2018 AQHA Barrel Racing World Championship. Fallon and Babyflo are no strangers to the winners circle however, what it took to get them there is nothing short of a miracle. An early superstar, at 13 years old Fallon qualified for the 1995 National Finals Rodeo for the first time. She qualified again in ‘96, ‘97 and ‘98. In 2009, Fallon’s star studded career came crashing down when a horse related accident left her paralyzed for three days and with a fractured C-2 vertebrae. Slowly, she taught herself how to talk and walk again and then how to ride, and eventually, win. Coming back with a vengeance, in 2012 she ended the season 16th in the WPRA world standings. She followed up by qualifying for the NFR in 2013, 2014 and 2015 making her total trips to the big show, seven. As a result of her injury, Fallon is a fervent advocate for equestrian helmet safety. Currently, Fallon resides in Dallas, TX with her husband. In addition to rodeo, she owns “Ranch Dress’n” an online retail clothing business inspired by the western lifestyle and “Horse Bosses” an exclusive online community for equestrian athletes and "The Passion Project" helping entrepreneurs build their businesses together. Fallon is looking forward to continuing to impact all who join her journey through strategic collaborations, appearances and speaking engagements.
27 minutes | May 1, 2019
Episode 12 - Never Stop Exploring - Ashlee Lundvall
In episode 12 of Let's Engage, Jake and Brendan engage with Ashlee Lundvall was an active teenager and four-sport athlete when she was injured in a ranching accident in 1999 while attending a youth camp in Wyoming. A tragic fall on to the wooden handle of a pitchfork blew out her back at T-12, resulting in a complete spinal cord injury and the introduction of a wheelchair to her life. After returning home to Indiana to finish her rehabilitation, Ashlee graduated from IUPUI in 2005 with a BS in Public Affairs, and completed her graduate studies in Biblical Counseling in 2007. In 2007, Ashlee moved to Wyoming with her husband, Russ. She quickly immersed herself in the amazing outdoor adventures provided by the mountainous region, and in 2008 helped found Wyoming Disabled Hunters. Besides hunting, Ashlee loves fly fishing, camping, four-wheeling, kayaking, hand cycling, and tearing around in her Action Track Chair. She also enjoys passing on her love for the outdoors to her daughter, Addison, who was born in 2010. Ashlee’s speaking career was reborn when she was crowned Ms. Wheelchair USA in 2013, and in 2015, she was given the Wyoming Trustee Award. Her first book, A Redefined Life, was released in February of 2016. She is a National Pro Staffer for Mossy Oak and a member of the NRA’s Disabled Shooting Sports and Outreach committees. Ashlee is also the recipient of the 2017 SCI Foundation Pathfinder Award. President Trump recently appointed her to the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition. Ashlee truly shines as a keynote speaker at outdoor industry and disability related events and conferences. She is passionate about mentoring newly injured patients, and loves to pass on her love for adapted outdoor recreation!
24 minutes | Apr 18, 2019
Episode 11 - Talk About Fyre Festival & The Booking Industry
In today's episode, Engage co-founders Jake Olson, Daniel Hennes, and Brendan Egan talk about Fyre Festival, the concept behind their booking app, how Engage is different (and similar), and how this industry is one that is in desperate need of a digital booking solution. Listen along to our thoughts and opinions as we sound off on Fyre Festival!
25 minutes | Apr 10, 2019
Episode 10 - Hitting Home Runs - Aubrey Huff
In episode 10 of Let's Engage, Jake and Brendan engage with Aubrey Huff, a former MLB First Baseman for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Houston Astros, Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers, and San Francisco Giants. As a member of the Giants, Huff won two World Series (2010, 2012) and was awarded the Silver Slugger in 2008 as a member of the Orioles. After his official retirement in 2014, Huff began color commentating college baseball for the PAC-12 Network, and co-wrote a book, Baseball Junkie, in which he opened up battle with anxiety and the pressure of playing in the Major Leagues. Aubrey is also and active speaker, and focuses his conversation on teamwork and leadership. Listen along with Aubrey and for more information or to book him for a speaking engagement or experience, visit his profile on Engage.
25 minutes | Apr 4, 2019
Episode 9 - Music To My Ears - Chris Carlisle
In episode 9 of Let's Engage, Jake and Brendan engage with Jon-John Robinson, a 2x Grammy Award winning record producer and song writer who specializes in R&B, pop, and hip-hop. Jon-John has worked with many artists like TLC, Pink, Gladys Knight, Diana Ross, Jon B and others and is a multi-platinum producer and a voting member of the Recording Academy. He produced the song "Can't Get Enough" for El DeBarge in 1994 and countless others over his 20+ year career in music. Jon-John is now looking to break into the speaking and coaching as a means of inspiring and teaching others the beauty of music production. Listen along with Jon-John and for more information or to book him for a speaking engagement or experience, visit his profile on Engage.
28 minutes | Mar 27, 2019
Episode 8 - Lifting Weights & Your Mindset - Chris Carlisle
In episode 8 of Let's Engage, Jake and Brendan engage with Chris Carlisle, Motivational Speaker/Coach and Professional Observer of the Human Condition. He has 11 years teaching experience at the high school level, 14 years coaching at the collegiate level, and 9 years coaching professionals. He is a National Strength Coach of the Year, won 14 College National Championships, and has trained 3 Heisman Trophy Winners. Listen along with Chris and for more information or to book him for a speaking engagement or experience, visit his profile on Engage.
34 minutes | Mar 19, 2019
Episode 7 - Sports, Inspiration, and More - Yogi Roth
In episode 7 of Let's Engage, Jake and Brendan engage with Yogi Roth, a Pac-12 Networks college football analyst, Award-Winning Filmmaker, Scholar, New York Times Best-Selling Author, accomplished Coach, Motivational Speaker, Media Personality, Host and World-Traveler. Listen along with Yogi and for more information or to book him for a speaking engagement or experience, visit his profile on Engage.
28 minutes | Mar 11, 2019
Episode 6 - Making Sports Brands - Michael Ehrlich
In episode 6 of Let's Engage, Jake and Brendan chat with Michael Ehrlich, a sports communication and branding expert, about everything from creating a brand to growing your social following. Listen along with Michael and for more information or to book him for a speaking engagement or experience, visit his profile on Engage.
20 minutes | Feb 26, 2019
Episode 5 - The Baddest Man On The Planet - Joe Warren
31 minutes | Feb 12, 2019
Episode 4 - Open Your Eyes - Jake Olson
Episode 4 - Open Your Eyes - Jake Olson
28 minutes | Feb 12, 2019
Episode 3 - Walk On - Ben Malcolmson
Episode 3 - Walk On - Ben Malcolmson
23 minutes | Jan 22, 2019
Episode 2 - Dyslexia = Superpower - Jared Blank
18 minutes | Jan 21, 2019
Episode 1 - I Am, I Can, I Will - Ryan Harris
In our first episode of Let's Engage, Jake Olson interviews Super Bowl Champion Ryan Harris about the state of the Denver Broncos, Ryan's playing career and some of his favorite highlights from playing in college and the NFL, and some of the great life lessons you learn playing a professional team sport. Ryan's motto, I Am, I Can, I Will is how he lives his life everyday and as a professional speaker he encourages others to live their life the same way. Listen along with Ryan and for more information or to book Ryan for a speaking engagement or experience, visit his profile on Engage.
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