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Ironman 70.3 Coeur d’Alene (Idaho)

Ironman 70.3 Coeur d’Alene (Idaho) Recap Big shout out to all the challenged athletes who participated in a tough half Ironman!  They are strong and determined bunch; and to all who supported them!  I was fortunate enough to meet all them.  They each got their brave and courageous stories and I was so happy to participate with them. I would also like to mention Bruce, the friend I stayed with over in Spokane Washington.  I had met him in Kona, ...

Marc Frank: I feel lucky!

On October 20, 1977 Marc Frank, a road technician for the wildly popular Lynyrd Skynyrd Band, was traveling with the band to a gig in Baton Rouge Louisiana. Over a desolate stretch of southern Mississippi their plane lost power and plummeted into a heavily wooded swamp near the remote town of Gillsburg. Of the 26 crew and passengers on board 6 were killed and many were injured. Marc sustained serious injuries and endured a surreal experience in the early morning darkness miles from civilization followed by a difficult and painful extraction from the snake and ...

Stroke Survivors CAN! Web Store!!

We would like to announce our new store!  Zazzle made it possible to offer a web store whereby Stroke Survivors CAN carries no inventory, the buyer interacts with Zazzle directly, and new products are being added! All proceeds go directly to Stroke Survivors CAN!, whereby you support hope and empowerment to stroke survivors! Go here to access the store! https://www.zazzle.com/stroke_survivors_can?rf=238397027395801567

Another Honu Record-Ironman 70.3 Hawaii

Ironman 70.3 Hawaii (Honu) Recap It all started with sponsors and private donations allowing me go to Ironman 70.3 Hawaii.  Without them, Ironman 70.3 Hawaii would not have been a reality!  Thank you, sponsors! The Challenged Athletes Foundation gave me a grant for a cycling smarter trainer, allowing me to ride indoors. simulates hills and keeps track of my watts.  A big help in making me a more efficient and stronger cyclist.TurboMed Orthotics XTern for helping my foot drop.  With ...

John Lummis: Bring It On

Interview by John Lummis “Dad, I can’t understand you.” John Lummis was at work having a phone conversation with his son when he began having trouble moving his left arm and leg. Initially the arm numbness led him to think he was experiencing the first signs of a heart attack. But when he began having trouble with his speech he knew it was a stroke. Eleven years as a volunteer firefighter had taught him to think critically in emergency situations. ...

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