OMF Summer Newsletter – July 2016

It’s been an incredible year so far! In March, HarperCollins launched the paperback version of my memoir, One More Step. In May, we hit an all time high at the OC Marathon raising over $40,000 — twice the amount we raised last year!

Virgen: Team Jake keeps on running

By Steve Virgen - Los Angeles Times Ten years ago, Steven Robert ran in the OC Marathon to raise money for his 4-year-old son Jake, who had Cerebral Palsy. During the final portion of the race, Steven scooped up his son and carried him into the finish line. Later that...

More than 22,000 runners expected for 12th annual O.C. Marathon

By Courtney Perkes Randy Kam, 58, is confident that he won’t finish Sunday’s O.C. Marathon – his 131st endurance race – dead last again. The Fullerton dentist logged a time of 7 hours, 32 minutes last year, three days after undergoing chemotherapy for metastatic...

2015 OMF Holiday Newsletter

It’s that wonderful time of year when we get to reflect and be thankful for the incredible support of our partners, donors and volunteers…

Park City Film Series goes ‘Beyond Limits’

On Sept. 7, 2008, Bonner Paddock stood on the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro, some 19,340 feet above Tanzania.
That marked the end of a journey that started when Paddock was first diagnosed with cerebral palsy as a child…

Bonner Paddock – Orange County Coast

Bonner Paddock exemplifies the word “grit.” At 33, the Laguna Beach resident became the first person with cerebral palsy to summit Mount Kilimanjaro unassisted…

Reader’s Digest

“With braces on his legs, he fueled his way up Kilimanjaro by the fire in his heart.”

The awakening of Bonner Paddock

He credits sports with the realization that his gift is to help others… From the Executive Editor, Abraham D. Madkour

WorkInSports.com

“Quite possibly the most inspiring story you’ll read in a long time”

HUNTINGTON BEACH MAN HONORED WITH SPOTLIGHT AWARD

Bonner Paddock, founder and chairperson of the One Man One Mission Foundation, was honored by the Regional Center of Orange County (RCOC) with a “Spotlight Award” at a dinner-dance…

Team Jake

  Meet Team Jake member, John Quinn. He's not just doing a marathon, but he has signed up for a HALF IRONMAN! He's competing in the Steelhead 70.3 on August 9th, 2015, in Michigan, and...

Book Deal & Title Contest

ANNOUNCEMENT AND CONTEST Hello all! I am pumped to announce my next big mission. This one won't have me panting through the dark, the air empty of oxygen, as I climb the world's tallest freestanding mountain, nor will it be a swim/bike/run on the furnace that is the...

“Bonner Paddock Is An Inspiration to All”

By Sylvia Delgado, CAT Chair A lot of people talk about the things they are going to do. Bonner Paddock, our guest speaker at the May CAT meeting, doesn’t waste time talking – he just does them. Bonner, who was born with cerebral palsy, has pushed himself beyond the...

Speaking Engagements

  Bonner is a passionate and engaging speaker. His presentations focus on finding the inner strength to move forward in spite of difficult circumstances, facing seemingly insurmountable odds, setting and achieving goals and ultimately, not accepting...

Coast Magazine Coverage of Oakley Launch Party

The OM Foundation, created by Bonner Paddock, is an organization striving to create learning centers in the United States and Africa by raising funds through various fundraisers. - Coast...

Bonner Paddock Sets World Record

Completes Ironman World Champs With Cerebral Palsy BONNER PADDOCK once again is making the most of an NHL lockout. During the '04-05 lockout, Paddock, while employed by the Ducks, was urged by Owners HENRY and SUSAN SAMUELI to explore more about his cerebral palsy....

“Paddock pushes the limits of cerebral palsy”

Smith: Bonner Paddock, 37, of Newport Coast, became the first man with cerebral palsy to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in 2008. Now the former Ducks executive has his sights set on finishing the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii on Oct. 13. IRVINE – The slight limp is...

This Triathlon’s Gonna Hurt

by Cristina Goyanes Sitting across from super-fit Bonner Paddock, who’s gearing up for this year’s most prestigious (and grueling) Ironman in Hawaii on October 13, you’d never know that he has to conscientiously fight just to stand upright every second of the day....

KTLA5 Interview

Bonner Paddock is competing on Oct 13th in Hawaii. He’s running, biking and swimming for miles and miles even though he has Cerebral Palsy! He’s doing it to help disabled kids both here in California and in...

MY KONA: BONNER PADDOCK

Through the One Man, One Mission Foundation, this IRONMAN Foundation athlete is aiming to raise a million dollars in support of initiatives to treat individuals with cerebral palsy. By Kendra Mahon Bonner Paddock is living proof that anything really is possible. After...

UCP of Orange County Celebrates Bonner Paddock

On Wednesday, September 26th, United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County will be hosting an official Ironman Sendoff in Honor of Bonner Paddock. This will be an opportunity to meet Bonner in person and wish him luck as he heads over to Kona to compete in the Ironman World...

SEPTEMBER 01: JOSH TURNER BENEFIT

The Hannah, S.C. native has sold more than 5 million albums and garnered numerous multi-week No. 1s ("Your Man," "Would You Go With Me," "Why Don't We Just Dance," and "All Over Me"). His debut album, Long Black Train was certified platinum for more than 1 million...

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