“I’m way more comfortable,” Gardner said. “Last year was my first year starting, and it was rough, a lot of ups and downs, a lot of adversity. A lot of adversity I fought through, and I feel like I did a really good job of never giving up, never giving up on myself and my teammates. I feel my teammates recognized that, and my coaches recognized that, and I feel like that will help me.”
“When a boy turns 16 he is given one chance to take the journey of enlightenment. He has three days to complete the odyssey and during those days he can neither eat, drink, nor sleep. The trek is to a remote mountainside located somewhere in the Himalayas."