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Ethan Zohn - A true SURVIVOR, Zohn is the winner of the CBS show SURVIVOR Africa and has gone on to become one of reality TV’s favorite personalities. Zohn has also appeared as a cast member of The Amazing Race, Fear Factor and many others. Host of OUTSIDE TV, Zohn is a fierce competitor, having run numerous marathons and eco challenges. A former pro soccer player, Ethan co-founded the charity Grassroot Soccer. The “megaphone for the young adult generation battling cancer”, Zohn is currently undergoing his second very public battle with cancer.
Anna Trebunskaya – With her breathtaking red hair and sexy moves, Trebunskaya is one of the fan favorites on the ABC hit competition show Dancing with the Stars. Going in to her ninth season on the top rated program, the Russian beauty is married to DWTS alumni Jonathan Roberts.
She has waltzed, tangoed and cha cha’ed with celebrities and athletes such as NFL greats Jerry Rice and Kurt Warner, Olympian Evan Lysacek, boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard, UFC fighter Chuck Lidell and fashion guru Carson Kresley. This season she is partnered with soap opera legend Jack Wagner. Trebunskaya, who moved to the United States when she was 17 yrs old, suffers from asthma.
Allen Hopkins – One of the foremost knowledgeable voices in soccer in the United States, Hopkins is part of the 2012 NBC Olympic broadcast team that will cover the London Games. Working for Fox Soccer Channel for more than nine years, he is the voice of Chivas USA of Major League Soccer. Hopkins also spent five years at ABC/ESPN as a reporter, play-by-play broadcaster and soccer analyst covering three World Cups (2002, 2006, 2010). In addition, he has emerged as one of the top sideline reporters and PxP announcers for ESPN’s award winning NCAA college basketball coverage. His reporting helped earn his first television award for a GMA (Global Media Awards for College Sports) in the Best Live Game or Event. He is often used by brands to MC and host events.
Aaron Scheidies – Considered to be the fastest paratriathlete and marathoner in the world, Scheidies is a seven-time World and eight-time National Triathlon Champion. Scheidies has less than 20% vision caused by Juvenile Macular Degeneration. Having traveled around the globe competing in over 200 triathlons, this multi-dimensional athlete, was inducted into the Athletes with Disability Hall of Fame and in 2008 completed his PHD in Physical Therapy from the University of Washington. Aaron has spoken to the Young Presidents Organization, motivated Janus financial executives, represented US Paralympic hopefuls for the NYC 2012 Olympic bid and spoke to NASA employees. A 2011 ESPY finalist for Best Athlete with a Disability, He also received the Michigan State University Distinguished Young Alumni Award.
of the youngest authors
to write a weekly column in the
New York Times. Her
column "Life, Interrupted,"
experiences as a young
woman living with cancer in her twenties. Suleika
is a women’s health advocate and a
motivational speaker, who writes and
speaks about everything from nutrition to
the use of social media as an advocacy
tool. A graduate of Princeton, at age
diagnosed with myelodysplastic
syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia.
of chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant this past April she is finally
cancer-free and learning how to make the most of a life, interrupted.
an Ambassador to Gabrielle’s