Their adventures are chronicled on the History Channel’s , which airs Sundays at 10.
When not moonlighting as treasure hunters, Tester and Lagina head Heritage Sustainable Energy of Traverse City. For the sake of those who haven’t seen the show—and this is a question particularly for Marty—what originally captivated you about Oak Island?
The others are fellow Americans Jenny Thompson and Natalie Coughlin. She has also won at least one medal in each of the five Olympics in which she has competed, making her one of only a handful of Olympians to earn medals in five different Games.
Torres won five medals at the 2000 Summer Olympics when, at age 33, she was the oldest member of the 2000 U. Torres accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where she swam for the Florida Gators swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition under coach Randy Reese from 1986 to 1989.
Favorite story about a JA student: Each year, I have the pleasure of working closely with several JA students in preparation for their speaking roles at JA’s annual Partners in Achievement breakfasts in Hartford and New Haven.
At last year’s event, I was so proud to watch Josslyn, a student from New Britain who at one point was on track to not graduate from high school, stand up in front of 400 guests and state that thanks to JA, “I will graduate high school. I will be successful.” It was a moving moment I will never forget.
This bibliography on African oral tradition, history, and literature in translation—to be frequently updated— represents highlights from the last fifty years of book acquisitions and other resources available at Columbia University Libraries.
In November 2013, she was named as a recipient of the 2014 NCAA Silver Anniversary Award, presented annually to six distinguished former student-athletes on the 25th anniversary of their final school year of athletic eligibility.Sometime later, the , so he showed it to Rick and me. The show overlooks much of the story regarding how you came to own a stake in the island.What sort of complications were there regarding purchasing the property, and how much red tape did you have to cut through to begin excavation? I picked up a magazine called , which had a bunch of islands for sale in the back, and Oak Island was for sale. When I called about the island, it turned out that it wasn’t for sale. The agent said that he had a listing from David Tobias—David owned most of the island with his partner Dan Blankenship—but he didn’t.Something’s buried under Oak Island—at least that’s the belief that has led generations of shovel-toting treasure seekers to the small Nova Scotian islet.Exploration of the island is currently being conducted by a tag-team of Traverse Citizens, Craig Tester and Marty Lagina, along with a band of their closest confidantes—friends, family, and a few long-time residents of Oak Island.