This American Kid
Summary: This American Kid is a family friendly podcast that will bring you stories and interviews that will spark curiosity and inspire you to dream big! The podcast is hosted by 6 year old, Milo Flake.
Milo talks horses with Breeding Manager, Kelse Clark-Fernandez of McQuay Stables. Milo learns more about Quarter Horses with his Great Uncle Scott Flake. He shares good advice for kids interested in working with animals as a career. Milo and Scott swap classic horse jokes!
Milo talks disc golf with 4-time World Champion Paige Pierce on her home course in McKinney, Texas. Paige shares what life is like as a professional disc golfer. Milo also chats with Kona Panis who shares some tips for newbies or those just getting into the sport.
Chris shares with Milo what it is like to be an adventure photographer. He tells stories from some of his assignments and gives tips to kids who might be interested in photography.
Episode 7 features Wes Larson, a conservation biologist, studying and doing field work with black bears and polar bears. He shares what it is like to interact with these fascinating animals and why his work as a bear biologist is important. He also gives tips on what you should do if you ever encounter a bear. He encourages any kid who might want to do similar work to find a mentor and be persistent!
Milo interviews Scott Wadsworth from Essential Craftsman. Scott has led a long career as a craftsman, carpenter, and a blacksmith. His most recent adventure has been sharing his skills and tips from his shop via his popular Youtube channel. He shares some wisdom with Milo and explains why it is important to learn how to work hard, to learn math, and also to develop skills with your hands. Scott talks about blacksmithing, favorite books, and the top tool-related skills kids should learn.
Milo interviews the Harteau Family, know as @ouropenroad on social media. This family of four has been traveling and living in their camper van as they have explored Central and South America for the past 5 years! They share a glimpse of what over-landing life is like and give some tips for those considering having this type of adventure.
Milo interviews Survivalist, and Head Instructor for the California Survival School, Dan Baird. Milo talks survival skills and Dan discusses how he pursued his passion for the outdoors and started a school to teach others how to survive in the wild.
Disney Imagineer and Inventor Ryan Wach, talks about his dream job and what it is like to work behind the scenes at Disneyland to help make the magic happen. He discusses challenges he has faced and gives advice on how to be persistent to achieve your dreams. Along with being an Imagineer, Ryan is also an artist, designer, and inventor. Check it out!
Episode 2 of This American Kid features Kelly Slater. Kelly is an American professional surfer, He has been crowned World Surf League Champion a record 11 times. In this episode Kelly talks with Milo about surfing, his wave pool project, and the importance of staying drug free.
6-year-old Milo interviews Nancy Churnin, writer for the Dallas Morning News and author of "The William Hoy Story," an inspirational true story about a deaf baseball player who overcame challenges and changed the sport.
This American Kid is a family friendly show that will bring you stories and interviews that will spark curiosity and inspire you to dream big. The show is hosted by 6 year old, Milo Flake. Be looking for full length episodes, coming soon!