Don
Barone

Biography

db has been in the reporting biz for over 30 years, won some Emmys and other awards, but is proudest of his four-decade marriage, his two kids and the fact he founded Tackle The Storm Foundation to help children.

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db: My 99th launch

db: My 99th launch

By Don Barone

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive, to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.”-Marcus AureliusThrough my eyes, lets look at this Elite launch gig...

Daredevil bass

Daredevil bass

By Don Barone

“I prayed every second I was in the barrel except for a few seconds after the fall when I went unconscious.”Annie Edson TaylorThe first person to go over Niagara FallsDateline: Niagara FallsThis is...

Palaniuk got game

Brandon Palaniuk (8th, 43-2)

Palaniuk got game

By Don Barone

“I'll never quit, I'll never lay down…”Dateline: Attitude"If you aren't going all the way, why go at all?"– Joe NamathI sat in a chair watching former Pittsburgh Steeler Head Coach Chuck Noll...

View from the bench

View from the bench

By Don Barone

Dateline: Not ThereToday was a first.Possibly one of my hardest days doing this B.A.S.S. gig.In now a decade of covering this sport I figure I have been to probably 100 or so Elite events.Been to...

Blessed be the wilds

Blessed be the wilds

By Don Barone

“Well you roll on roads over fresh green grass…”Dateline: Inside the outside"'There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is....

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