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2013-10-24 08:31:19

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After crossing the finish line at the GoPro Ironman Triathlon World Championship in Kona, Hawaii on October 12, 2013, Denise Fejtek officially became the first woman in history to complete the "Peak to Heat Double" - the combination of summiting the Earth's highest peak Mt. Everest, and finishing this hot and grueling 140.6-mile swim, bike, and running race. Previously only a few others in the world (all men) could lay claim to earning this...

2012-05-03 02:27:25

LOS ANGELES, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the just published book "Steps to the Summit: Reaching the Top in Business and Life," author/adventurer/business leader/and Challenged Athletes Foundation inspirational award recipient Paul Fejtek takes readers to the top of the seven highest summits around the world and offers proven strategies for anyone looking to survive and thrive in today's perilous business climate. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120503/LA00109) As the only...

2011-06-08 11:04:00

IRVINE, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunter Wise Securities, LLC, (www.hunterwise.com), announced today that its client, leading privately-held spinal implant device maker SeaSpine, Inc., has been acquired by Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: IART) for $89 million in cash, subject to certain post-closing adjustments. After the combination, the spine and orthobiologics portfolio is now the largest component of Integra's orthopedics revenue category. "SeaSpine is...

2010-10-14 04:04:00

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunter Wise Financial Group, LLC (www.hunterwise.com) is pleased to announce that Paul Fejtek has been named the Most Inspirational Athlete in 2010 by the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF). Mr. Fejtek was born with Brachial Plexus Palsy, paralysis of the arm due to an injury at birth to the brachial plexus, the network of nerves originating in the upper spine. He says his mother was a "great motivator" who instilled in him the attitude "to live...

2010-05-26 04:05:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Fejtek has successfully achieved his goal of being the first person with Brachial Plexus Palsy to climb all Seven Summits (the highest mountain on each continent). With wife Denise by his side, Paul reached the earth's highest peak and paused for a moment to take it all in. "Standing on the summit of Mt. Everest was truly amazing," he said. "It was the experience of a lifetime." Brachial Plexus Palsy is a birth injury affecting muscles in the...

2010-03-29 04:05:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Aiming to be the first person ever with Brachial Plexus Palsy to climb Mt. Everest and all of the Seven Summits (the highest mountain on each continent around the world), Paul Fejtek along with his wife Denise are getting closer to realizing their dreams while seeing to it that the dreams of others are fulfilled as well. What started as a small group of supportive friends and family has turned into much broader participation by many in an initiative...