StarTribune sportswriter Joel Rippel and Patrick “Packy” Mader were interviewed about Minnesota Gold, a nonfiction book they collaborated on highlighting 57 Minnesota athletes who competed at the highest levels, by feature writer Kevin Krein. It includes how Packy got the idea for the book and the fascinating stories and lives he learned about during his nearly four year journey.
Kris Kuehl, 2000 Olympian in the discus throw, appeared with author Patrick “Packy” Mader at the Barnes & Noble Bookstore in Mankato. What a fun day meeting friends and family!
Kris Kuehl, Barnes & Noble Community Relations Manager LaRae Bisel, and Packy Mader
Following a presentation at the Rochester Quarterback Club, Packy was interviewed by Post-Bulletin columnist Eric Atherton. Here’s the result!