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Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2008
Mike Flynt was swapping stories with some old football buddies when he brought up the biggest regret of his life: getting kicked off the college team before his senior year. So, one of his pals said, "Why not do something about it?" Most 59-year-olds would have laughed. Flynt's only concern was his eligibility. He not only returned to college football, but actually made the team at his alma mater - Sul Ross State, an NCAA division III school.
His remarkable story begins with a tough upbringing by a violent father who trained him to fight at every opportunity. His fighting habit took him in and out of jail several times, until a faith conversion turned his life around on the very day he was contemplating suicide.
Mike Flynt has much to offer others, not only through his story, but through his belief that its never too late for God to heal your heart and fulfill your dreams.
Foreword by NBA Superstar LeBron James.
Mike Flynt played football for Permian High School in Odessa, Texas, where he helped start a winning tradition, inspiringFriday Night Lights. In 2007, at age 59, Mike received national attention, returning to his college alma mater, Sul Ross State University, to play his senior year, becoming the oldest contributing football team member in NCAA history. Today Mike's company, Powerbase Fitness, helps people of all ages live a better, more productive life through strength training.
Don Yaeger is nine-time New York Times best-selling author, longtime associate editor at Sports Illustrated, and award-winning inspirational speaker. He lives in Tallahassee, Florida, with his wife, son, and daughter.