This past fall the Vikings Entertainment Network (VEN) was awarded the 2013 Upper Midwest Regional EMMY® Award under the category “Documentary – Topical” for the “Vikings: Beyond The Gridiron” segment on Safety
The segment, which you can watch below, was titled Overcoming All Odds to Succeed (Story of Mistral Raymond) and goes into detail on Raymond, who had to overcome numerous tragic events in his personal life to reach his lifelong dream of playing in the NFL.
The documentary-style show focuses on the rare inside access that only a team network can provide. “Beyond The Gridiron” is co-produced by VEN and Elite Edge Productions and airs Saturdays on KARE 11 and Sundays on Fox Sports North. Click here to watch past episodes.