San Diego native Robert Capita was once on track to be part of the US Olympic Sailing Team at the 1980 Moscow Summer Olympic Games until the US boycotted those Games. After that, Robert's life changed course when he decided to abandon sailing to take over his dad's business. However, his desire to race never subsided. Nominated by his son, Robert is given a second chance to pursue his dream job and is mentored by renowned and decorated sailor Gary Jobson for two grueling weeks. At the end of this journey, Robert is given the shot to become Captain of an America's Cup ...
It's never too late for a second chance at your dream job. This is certainly true for native Alabama working mom Tracie Marcum. After a painful divorce and faced with being a single mother, Tracie abandoned her dream of becoming sports photographer and took on a more stable career as an office administrator to care for her children.
Arizona native Lance Greathouse loved designing toys as a hobby with his younger brother. Lance's life was turned upside down when his brother was suddenly stricken with Parkinson's disease and passed away. Now with the help of host Kurt Warner, Greathouse is given a second chance to train with Jim McCafferty, a toy designer whose products can be found everywhere from Toys R' Us to Target.
Renee Chambers, a wife and a mother from New Jersey, set aside her dream of being a choreographer 12 years ago when she decided to care for her ailing father. Renee's husband Peter nominates her for the opportunity to go to Los Angeles to train for two weeks under famed choreographer Liz Imperio who has choreographed for such acts as Jennifer Lopez and Madonna.
Discovering her passion for costume design late in life, Atlanta resident Jennifer O'Donnell was on the path to becoming a costume designer. However when she got married, Jennifer selflessly put her career aspirations on hold to become an instant stepmother to her new husband's son. Now a few years later with a more stable family situation, Jennifer is ready to pursue a career in costume design.
Phil Theodorou's dream of becoming an orchestra conductor was derailed when his son was born with a learning disorder. He decided to stay closer to home and take on a more stable career teaching at a local high school. When Phil's wife nominates him to have a second shot at his dream job, the San Clemente native heads to Los Angeles and trains for two weeks under distinguished conductor Larry J. Livingston. Will Phil make the cut and earn the coveted position as a Conductor for the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra? NFL MVP Kurt Warner hosts.