I am Ironman

130423_Ironman-logoThe Ironman is the ultimate triathlon. It consists of a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike and lastly, a 26.2 mile run (a full marathon). This race requires your body to withstand pain beyond someone’s normal ability and it tests your mind for strength that only few have. The name of this post “I am Ironman” is probably a little misleading because I’ve never actually done an Ironman, but my Dad has done seven. I was bread as a triathlete, trained to one day do an Ironman. My father’s addiction became my destiny. I have done many triathlons and races from half marathons to sprint and olympic distance triathlons. I have also watched my dad do many Ironmen. I watch as he and the others around him push themselves beyond their limits. I can’t wait for it to be my dad watching me…

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