USA Tour Press Interviews
Below is a short selection of USA Tour Press Interviews from all over the country about the USA Tour why Kevin pushed over 2,500 miles across America promoting education, health and fitness.
USA Tour 1
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Interview with Pam Elliot, "Kevin Saunders is pushing his racing wheelchair over 2,000 miles across America in 12 weeks WHY? Kevin is very concerned about obesity and out of shape people in this country and now Kevin wants to go out and help inspire all Americans to get fit!"
USA Tour 2
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Memphis – Announcer, "How do you feel stacking up to World Champion Paralympian, Kevin Saunders? He is pushing his racing wheelchair over 2,000 miles across America to get peoples attention about health and fitness, Saunders has proved that anyone can exercise. Kevin says; "We want to provide resources and tools to help communities get healthy and fit and create lasting healthy initiatives." Announcer says; “I hate the idea of driving over 2,000 miles I feel pretty humble next to Mr. Saunders who is pushing his wheelchair over 2,000 miles just to help Americans get fit."
USA Tour 3
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Memphis - short interview – Announcer, "Kevin Saunders stopped in Memphis today to challenge communities and Americans to get fit. Paralyzed from the chest down after a grain elevator explosion Saunders knows that the road to good health and fitness isn’t always easy."
USA Tour 4
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School interview – Kevin says; "Students need to understand the importance of education and fitness and making the right choices to win the gold in their own lives and bring out the champion within them."
USA Tour 5
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St. Louis – Announcer, "Need some motivation to get off the coach and exercise? Well, maybe Kevin Saunders can provide it! Kevin is pushing across America to encourage everyone to get healthy and fit and stay that way. He stopped at the arch today to receive a Proclamation with Mayor Francis Slay, Proclaiming today “Kevin Saunders Day” in St. Louis, for his contribution to the St. Louis community for providing inspiration, tools and resources to help the community get fit."
USA Tour 6
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Indianapolis - Announcer, "Mayor Peterson proclaims today is “Kevin Saunders Day” in Indianapolis." We caught up with him today with a police motorcycle escort to bring his message of health and fitness to City Hall and the community. Kevin says; “He is pushing his racing wheelchair across America to prove fitness and healthy choices are for everyone.”
USA Tour 7
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Shreveport, LA – Announcer, "Kevin Saunders is getting a police escort to meet with the Mayor an important visit because he did come all the way from Detroit in his wheelchair. Kevin Saunders brought a message with him; "Get fit and make healthy lifestyle choices." Kevin says, His mission is to inspire and motivate people to form good habits when it comes to health and fitness." Announcer, “Kevin Saunders is more than just a photo opportunity two Presidents noticed that, President Bush and President Clinton.”