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I have a goal to visit all 50 states, 7 continents & 4 oceans. So far, I've made it to 49 states, 1 continent and 2 oceans.
 
 
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1977
Born April 29th, 1977 to Robert & Penny Dusick; Indianapolis, IN
1978 Diagnosed with Rabdomyosarcoma, a rare bone cancer; 50% Survival rate for (6) months
1980 Cured of all signs of cancerous tissure: the first day of Livin' A Dream...
Started driving go-cart in Grandma's yard; created my life's passion...motorsports
1981* Attended first, of hundreds, weekly midget races at the Indianapolis Speedrome
1982 Competed in first competitive motorsports event; Quarter Midgets @ Big Z
1984 Only Sister, Sarah Jean (aka Bean), born February 1st; Indianapolis, IN
1985 Appeared on national television for the first time; George Michael Sports Machine
1993 Dad bought first car; blue 1981 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme
  Attended first Indianapolis 500
1994 Attended Boys State Conference; Indiana State University
1995 Graduated from Warren Central High School; Indianapolis, IN
  First "unescorted" road trip; Bristol Motor Speedway with Andy Miller
1996 Started career as a "RaceTrack Engineer"; intern @ the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
1997 Bought first car on my own (with a loan from Dad); red 1989 Ford Mustang Convertible (4-Cyl)
Appeared LIVE on television for the first time; promoting PiKA Mt Bike Challenge
1999  Received B.S. Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman; Terre Haute, IN
  Purchased first new car; 1999 GMC Sonoma truck
  Started full-time @ the Indianapolis Motor Speedway; "Engineering Associate"
2000 Mike Buschmann buys first racecar since quarter midgets; 600c Micro-Sprint
2002* First trip to Las Vegas & the West Coast; also first time to see the Pacific Ocean
Traded the Sonoma for a red 2001 Chevy S-10 Silverado
2003 First cross-country road trip; Indiana to California with Bean
  First trip into Mexico; Tijuana with Bean
  Moved to Newport Beach, CA
2004 First trip to Yosemite National Park; that amazing place sparked a fascination for the world
  Missed only Indy 500 since 1993; living & working in Southern California
Moved to Huntington Beach, CA
Ended long-time romance with Sarah Denison
2005 Moved back to Indianapolis
  First scenic cross-country trip, with Bean; CA, NV, UT, CO, WY, SD, IA, IL, IN
  Traded the Silverado for a red 2003 Chevy Avalanch Z-66
2006 Purchased first home / office; Speedway, IN
First trip into Canada; RaceTrack Tour through upper NE and Canada
2007 First trip to Key West; one of favorite places
2008 Bean, only sister and best friend, moves away to the Marshall Islands
First time "living on the road"; from November 2008 through May 2009
2009 Attended first Chili-Bowl Midget Nationals
First overseas trip; (6) weeks in Marshall Islands visiting Bean
  *Approximate year. Exact date not available
   
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