N7 inspires Native youth

General Manager of Nike N7, Sam McCraken shares his story with Southern Ute Tribal Council.
SunUte Community Center Director, Robin Duffy-Wirth and Professional MMA fighter from the Durango Martial Arts Academy, Matt Young bow before teaching kids about fighting etiquette.
Keyon Alston jumps onto a mat block while spirit running.
Spirit Running business owner, Great Owl Lightning helps kids run through a course that is set up to teach beginners.
McKayla Lee | The Southern Ute Drum
McKayla Lee | The Southern Ute Drum
McKayla Lee | The Southern Ute Drum
McKayla Lee | The Southern Ute Drum

Native American students and their parents were encouraged to attend a presentation by Sam McCraken on Tuesday, Sept. 11. First in Ignacio, Colo. in Southern Ute Tribal Council Chambers and the second being held at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo. McCraken is the general manager and visionary of Nike N7. Nike N7 is a business idea brought to life by McCracken that is dedicated to providing Nike products directly to Native American Tribes and Communities to support health and disease prevention programs in the United States and Canada. He is in charge of running the day to day operations of N7 and he shared some of the accomplishments that he has had with those in attendance at his presentation. In addition to McCraken’s presentaion, SunUte held an N7 Fit Day where a spartan like obstacle course was put together, training with elite athletes was offered and free swag was given away.

 

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