DENVER -- It’s an amazing feat for a young man battling a life-threatening disease.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation hosted a scavenger hunt for Jack Zimmerman in the style of the Amazing Race.
It started in Kentucky and ended in Denver with an opportunity of a lifetime.
Inside Sports Authority Field at Mile High, the sound of a cheering crowd is familiar. But, this crowd is anything but usual.
Jack said, "I was not expecting all those people." They were all here to see Jack kick a field goal in his favorite team’s stadium.
The 18-year-old does have some experience on the gridiron. "38 was my number in high school, so it has my name on the back,” Jack said, showing off his Broncos jersey.
It’s a dream come true granted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Jack said, “I was just trying to focus with all those people cheering for me.”
Jack has Cystic Fibrosis. "A lot of experiences I would have never gotten to do."
Although he’s from Tennessee, his mom Diane said he’s been a Bronco fan his whole life.
“Jack was born in Denver so he`s always been a Bronco fan and I was raised in Denver so I`ve always been a Bronco fan.”
Now, he’s done something most Broncos fans can only dream of.
"The first one I made was an extra point, so it was 20 yards. I took it back about ten yards, which is not too bad, but not exactly easy."