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EXPERTISE
Sport
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BIOGRAPHY
Mark Oristano had a 30-year career reporting on and broadcasting American football for the National Football League's Dallas Cowboys and Houston Oilers. He covered 12 Super Bowls, broadcasting two. During his career he worked with well known broadcasters like Verne Lundquist and Oprah Winfrey.

Since his retirement, Mark has been speaking on cruises around the world, helping football fans of all levels understand the game better.

He is the author of A Sportscaster's Guide to Watching Football, and Surgeon's Story: Inside OR-1 with one of America's Top Pediatric Heart Surgeons.

TALKS
1 - Offense: What You Do With the Ball
In this talk, Mark breaks down different aspects of football offense, including the running and passing games. Also included, the One Thing that will have you watching football like a veteran coach!

2- Defense: What You Do Without the Ball
Here, Mark takes to the other side of the line of scrimmage, and looks at the game's "destroyers," the defenders who want to lay waste to the lovely ideas and plans of the offense.

3 - Stuff They Donít Teach You on TV
Rules, Officiating, Clock Management and other subtle parts of the game the TV folks never really have time to get into. Stuff that will make you a more knowledgeable fan.

4 - Football & the Brain
The subject of concussions has hung over football for some time. Lately, however, they've taken on a new, potentially deadly twist. What used to be called "Having your bell rung" is now treated as the serious medical problem that it is. Mark takes a look at the history of the medical side of the game.

5 - Thirty Years in Pro Football
Mark takes his audience through stories from his long NFL career. Fans will get to know the likes of Tom Landry, Roger Staubach, Earl Campbell and others.

6 - Super Pro Football Trivia
What fan doesnít love trivia? And this is he best NFL trivia game you'll ever play. With prizes for the best... and the worst!
CRUISE HISTORY / EXPERIENCE
Twelve years enrichment speaking on Azamara, Royal Caibbean, and Celebrity cruise lines.