A 10 years back, Vicksburg celebrated as just one of its very own grew to become a winner and a loser all at the very same time.

This thirty day period marks the 10th anniversary of Vicksburg’s Patrick Home remaining named the winner of NBC’s ’The Most significant Loser.” And in that time, Household stated that experience, that victory, not only gave him the practical experience of a lifetime but gave him “a next likelihood at everyday living.”

“I basically won that evening, received on a airplane at LAX (Los Angeles Airport) and flew red-eye overnight to New York,” Household stated. “We bought off the airplane in New York Metropolis, they picked us up in a limo, and took us straight to the Right now Clearly show.”

In the course of the demonstrate and soon after, he was presented accessibility to “world-course schooling.” “It was like successful the health care lottery,” he claimed.

Due to the fact the display, Property has preserved his healthy way of life by means of working, but he is no ordinary runner.

Property has operate the Boston Marathon five periods, and ahead of the COVID-19 pandemic hit, he experienced ideas of jogging his 3rd Disney Half Marathon.

Because of to the pandemic, the race was done nearly.

In the time considering the fact that his victory on “The Major Loser,” Household moved to South Carolina shortly to work at a college for chubby little ones. Right now, he lives in Brandon with his wife, Katie, and is effective at Pearl River Casino in Philadelphia.

And even nevertheless his victory on the exhibit was a 10 years back, persons nonetheless understand him and convey to him the influence his exercise journey experienced on their life.

“People will arrive up to me and say, ‘because of seeing you I turned much more active and far more healthier,’” Household said.

Home has not neglected what it was like in advance of the exhibit. He compares daily life in advance of and after “The Most significant Loser” to the difference involving night time and day.

“Prior to Biggest Loser, points that a person would choose for granted have been tricky for me. Working and taking part in with my little ones. Using rides at Disney. Walking close to Disney all working day. Fitting into a booth at a cafe,” Residence explained. “Things like that ended up challenging. Every little thing has changed now and altered for the superior.”

The Most important Loser aired on NBC from 2004 to 2016.