Stan Lee's Superhumans
Full Name: Ron White
Hometown: Austin, USA
Ron White calls himself a "brain athlete." But he's not your average memory master, despite earning the title of U.S. Memory Champion. This Navy veteran was a high school dropout until he discovered his amazing talent.
In 1992, Ron enrolled in a memory class and noticed that not only did he have a passion for this skill, but that he could also beat everyone in the class.
Since then he has trained up to six hours a day to turn his brain into a supercomputer, able to memorize and recall data at record speeds. Ron says the key to his training is to be distracted while memorizing things; this gives his brain incredible focus. For example, to become the U.S. Memory Champion he memorized cards while snorkeling, and recently he has been memorizing cards while jogging. He has even trained while at major league baseball games.
Ron currently teaches memory techniques to people all over the United Sates but still hasn't met anyone who comes close to his abilities. During conferences, he manages to learn the names of everyone in the audience that he has shaken hands with-up to 200 people. Ron’s next challenge is to break the world record for most decks of cards memorized: an unbelievable 60 packs, randomly shuffled, that he can only look at once.
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