Broadcaster / Plane Crash Survivor
Jerry Schemmel spent 10 years as a radio play by play announcer for the Colorado Rockies. Prior to the Rockies, Schemmel spent 20 seasons broadcasting radio and television in the NBA, two years for the Minnesota Timberwolves and the last 18 with the Denver Nuggets. He is also the host of the nationally syndicated radio show, "Amazing Americans."
Schemmel is a survivor of United Airlines Flight 232 that crashed in Sioux City, IA on July 19, 1989. The crash took the lives of 112 people.