Chris Visser, President & Founder of Antero Sports


 

Chris Visser has met or interviewed six Presidents of the United States as well as sports celebrities including Muhammad Ali, Arnold Palmer, Bill Russell, Jim Brown, Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Dan Marino, A.J. Foyt, Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Richard Petty, Shaquille O'Neal, Martina Navratilova, Pete Sampras, Henry Aaron, Larry Bird, Joe Montana, Dick Butkus, Magic Johnson, Mario Andretti, Jimmy Connors, Rod Laver, Greg Norman, Dennis Conner, Walter Payton, Carl Lewis, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Chris Evert, Bobby Orr, Lance Armstrong, Mark Spitz, Wilt Chamberlain, Andre Agassi, Al Oerter, Lee Trevino, Ernie Els, Bill Cosby, Walter Cronkite, George Will, William Shatner, Bob Hope, Yogi Berra, Burt Reynolds, Oprah Winfrey, Ruth Buzzi, Wilma Rudolph, Mia Hamm, Christie Brinkley, Patricia Ireland, Kathy Ireland, John McCain, Sonny Bono, William F Buckley, Tom Brokaw, Wolf Blitzer, Phil Collins, Toby Keith, Frankie Avalon, Sting & Hank Williams, Jr...

Chris Visser has worked with John Elway and Alice Cooper, Troy Aikman and Brett Favre, Wayne Gretzky, Dan Reeves, Don Shula, Pete Rose, Hale Irwin, Dick Stockton, Bob & Mike Golic, Dan Patrick, Jim Rome and Meadowlark Lemon. Visser has produced and/or directed radio or television broadcasts from venues as varied as London, Tokyo, Barcelona, Hong Kong, Seattle, Boston, Miami, Los Angeles, the US Virgin Islands and Honduras. He has helped deliver successful fundraising efforts for the American Heart Association, the Childrens Miracle Network, Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation, Wounded Warriors, Make-a-Wish, the Special Olympics, Arizona Community Foundation, the Parkinsons Disease Foundation, the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, Troy Aikman, Brett Favre, Todd Helton, Irving Fryar, Evander Holyfield, Bill Walton and the Tucson, AZ Childrens Museum...

Chris Visser spent over a dozen years helping establish the "all sports" radio stations in San Diego (XTRA), Miami (WQAM) and Phoenix (KGME) and has served as the Executive Producer for the network broadcasts of the Denver Broncos, Denver Nuggets, LA Kings, San Diego Chargers, Florida Marlins, Florida Panthers and Miami Heat... In 2004 he was named the VP of Programming for ESPN Radio Florida...

Chris Visser has also worked with Fox Sports on their NFL & MLB telecasts since 1993 and with Turner/TNT on their NBA & MLB telecasts since 2006... His sister is Lesley Visser with CBS Sports who, in 2006, became the first woman ever inducted into the Pro Football Hall-of-Fame...

Chris Visser was once described by Rick Reilly of Sports Illustrated as "the Michael Jordan of sports producers..."

 

 


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