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Extra Life Spotlight: Doug C

Our next Extra Life Spotlight is on Doug C.  Doug was originally involved with Extra Life through our Extra Life @ Macon Guild.  He now lives in the Columbia area so we are happy to see him more often at the guild meetings.  Here are some fun facts about Doug!

  1. How long have you been involved with Extra Life?
    I have been playing Extra life for about 7 years.
  2. Why do you Extra Life?
    I have always loved helping people and playing video games. When I discovered that there was a fundraiser that combined both, I immediately jumped at the chance to take part in it.
  3. What is your favorite board game?
    I have too many to list.
  4. What is your favorite video game?
    Again, too many to list. Right now, I’m playing Sea of Thieves way too much.
  5. What is the first video game you ever played?
    My first game I remember was Adventure on the Atari 2600
  6. With whom do you do Game Day?
    This year I will be doing Game Day at my friend Jay’s house, playing games with him, my wife Heidi, and many other friends.
  7. What is the most useless talent you have?
    I am pretty good at nerdy trivia.
  8. What is your favorite movie/TV show?
    Futurama/Bob’s Burgers
  9. What weird food combinations do you really enjoy?
    Guacamole on Pizza
  10. What is your cure for hiccups?
    Hold my breath
  11. Where is the furthest place you have traveled?
    I am originally from San Diego, California, and I have traveled as far as Michigan and Clearwater, Florida.
  12. What’s your “Back in my day, we….”?
    Back in my day, we used to sit on the same couch, in the same room to play video games and have fun with friends.
  13. What is your favorite restaurant?
    Las Margaritas in Columbia
  14. What is your favorite holiday?
  15. What is your favorite day of the week?
    The day I stream

Doug, we appreciate all that you’ve done for Extra Life and the kids in mid-Missouri!  Thanks for letting us learn more about you today.

To support Doug and his Extra Life fundraising, please visit his fundraising site at Doug’s Extra Life Page.  He does some fun challenges when he hits certain fundraising goals! To learn more about Extra Life, visit for more information.

100% of funds raised will stay local to help kids at MU Health Care’s Children’s Hospital.