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TEDxCincy - Dhani Jones - In The Zone

About Dhani JonesWarrior and Bowtie Expert. Linebacker and Poet. Jock and Treehugger. Dhani Jones understands the extremes of life. An NFL player with the Cincinnati Bengals, Jones rides a bike to the stadium for practices and games, works with Al Gore's climate change initiative and is a member of the Entertainment Council for Feeding America. His most recent accomplishment is the launch of Bow Ties for a Cause, a signature line to help create awareness and raise funds for non-profit organizations around the country. The line is custom-made for each charity and is designed by Dhani and the founding members of the organizations. The well-spoken Jones stars in the Travel Channel's original series "Dhani Tackles The Globe," now in its second season. By actively participating in some of the most beloved national pastimes from around the world, Dhani discovers that sports have the universal ability to open a window into a culture, define a destination and unlock a common passion in people that is as different as it is familiar. His passion for living, authority on sports and understanding of issues such as climate change make Dhani a key player in sports and sustainability. It's no wonder that in Hindi, "Dhani" means thinking man.About TEDxCincyIt is movement that cannot be stopped. Rhythm that does not slow. It is your own will operating at its greatest force. On October 7, 2010 TEDxCincy uncovered PASSION, the energy behind life's most fearless pursuits.About TEDxIn the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)
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