2020 Vision Quest in the Media
In the news
Randy's story has been covered by a number of local, regional and national media.
May 10, 2011: Tedy Bruschi of the New England Patriots describes his hike with Randy, Sherpa John,
and other members of Team 2020! Tedy is going on to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.
Read "Preparing for Kilimanjaro: An old friend shows this mountain climbing rookie the ropes"
May 10, 2011: The Lowell Sun runs an article about one of Randy's presentations at a Tewksbury, MA elementary school.
Read "Blind mountaineer inspires school kids to appreciate life"
April 28, 2011: The Mountain Ear in Conway, NH writes about Randy's story and 2020 Vision Quest.
Read "Randy Pierce, The Mighty Quinn and 2020 Vision Quest bring ability awareness to new heights"
March 2, 2011: The News and Sentinel of Colebrook, NH runs a story about Randy and
Sherpa John's winter hike up Mount Lafayette.
Read "Randy Pierce Reaching New Heights"
January 27, 2011: Marga Bessette of WZID, 95.7 FM in New Hampshire, interviews Randy
for the Eye on NH podcast. (15 minutes)
Listen to "Marga talks with Randy Pierce of 20/20 Vision Quest"
January 25, 2011: Liberty Mutual's Responsibility Project publishes a question-and-answer
session with Randy about 2020 Vision Quest.
Read "Questions for: Randy Pierce"
December 1, 2010: NH Chronicle, a magazine-style show in Nashua, runs a
12-minute feature on Randy and 2020 Vision Quest.
See "20/20 Vision Quest" two-part production at WMUR New Hampshire
September 28, 2010: The New Hampshire (UNH student newspaper) runs
a feature on their dogged alumnus.
Read "Blind alum sets goals on historic feat"
September 5, 2010: Featured in NHReporter.com, an online newspaper.
Read "Nashua man and his Seeing Eye dog to summit 48 White Mountain peaks"
September 23, 2010: Randy is interviewed on the Mark Cookson Radio
Show on WSMN Radio 1590AM.
Listen to podcast "The Nashua Hour" with Alderman Mark Cookson
July 4, 2010: The Nashua Telegraph feature on the boy and his dog
coincides with Team 2020's Mt. Washington climb. This feature includes
a 4-minute video.
Read and watch "Dog helps blind man scale the heights"
June 23, 2010: Boston's WBZ-TV4 and some other CBS affiliates feature Randy's quest (no longer available online).
On the Web
Randy and Quinn are also featured by a number of companies and organizations via their web sites.
Teva footwear names Randy as its first Life Agent in April 2010.
Read "Teva Selects First $10,000 Life Agent Winner"
VisionAware is a self-help resource for those with vision loss.
Read "Personal Story: Randy Pierce, founder of 2020 Vision Quest"
Ruffwear is the company that manufactures Quinn's footwear.
Read "mighty quinn and 2020 vision quest"
Canidae, the food that fuels the Mighty Quinn.
Read "Guide Dog 'Quinn' Helps Blind Hiker Scale Mountains"
UNH College of Health and Human Services runs a notice about Randy's
preparatory hike through the Pemigewasset Wilderness with Brent Bell's
Backcountry Adventure Class.
Read about the KIN 551 class
2020 Vision Quest in the blogosphere
REI hiking gear blog run a heads-up about Randy's 9/11/10 climb of Mt. Liberty.
Read "Blind Hiker, Randy Pierce Lends a Hand"
Lola Beans, a dog-people community, runs a feature on Quinn.
Read "Hiking the 48 in NH, Blind with a Guide Dog"