- Porter Ridge Middle (ms)
Indian Trail, NC Teen with Cerebral Palsy to be VIP Guest of Rally Driver/TV Personality, Ken Block Dream On 3 is partnering Block’s team, Hoonigan Racing, to make a dream come true
Charotte, NC (December 8, 2021) – Not many people get the chance to be a VIP guest of a professional rally car driver, but 13-year-old Indian Trail native, Carson Mynatt will have that chance on Wednesday, December 15 in San Francisco, CA. Carson’s VIP experience will take place on a closed set and will include one-on-one time with Ken Block. Carson will also watch as Ken practices drifting and completes some test driving. There will be additional on-set surprises for this young Dreamer.
Carson was born prematurely at 30 weeks and was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. In an effort to help his condition, he has endured multiple surgeries on his lower extremities, and he receives injections to control leg spasms. In spite of his medical condition, Carson loves to go-kart and ride his ATV, and he loves “drifting”. (Drifting is a driving technique where the driver intentionally oversteers, with loss of traction, while maintaining control and driving the car through the entirety of a corner.) Carson loves seeing Ken control the drift in his crushingly fast 1,400-HP Hoonicorn Mustang V2. Meeting Ken will be a sports dream come true for this dedicated fan.
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CARSON’S DREAM ITINERARY OVERVIEW
Mon, Dec 13
• 10:30am EST - VIP surprise sendoff at Porter Ridge Middle School 2827 Ridge Rd, Indian Trail, NC 28079
• Carson and family travel to San Francisco, CA
• Kickoff dinner at the Blue Mermaid Restaurant
• Surprise welcome from the staff at Argonaut Hotel
Tues, Dec 14
• Carson will experience all the sights of San Francisco
Wed, Dec 15
• Afternoon – Carson will spend time with Ken Block
A Dream On 3 representative will be available throughout the week and arrangements can be made by request to interview the family and Dream Recipient. In addition, Dream On 3 travels with a professional photographer and videographer. Photos are available for media use upon request.