James Thornton pursued USFL, CFL & NFL careers as a defensive & offensive lineman. He’s lived in 15 countries, worked 8 Super Bowls, 6 Olympic Games and spent 7 seasons with the "NFL on Fox" game telecasts. In 2011 at 6’5” 505lbs, Gastric Sleeve surgery saved his life. In 2016 Gastric Revision surgery eliminated a recurring infectious pulmonary illness which began at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games. He is committed to tackling global obesity head-on captivating audiences by sharing how patients lives parallel professional athletes in battling weight & other health issues.