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Race Across America

Broken Clavicles: To Ignore, Pin Or Plate

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 02.24.2017 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Most of the broken collarbones I see in my office are caused by cyclists falling forward. I broke my own collarbone while providing medical coverage f...

Competing in Race Across America With a Disability

Kyle Bryant | Posted 06.18.2016 | Impact
Kyle Bryant

I am 33 and consider myself fortunate because many kids are hit with FA at a much younger age and are affected much more severely than I have been. This was our reason to race. We were doing it for the thousands of individuals and families affected by this disease.

This Bicycle Race Is No Aggie Joke

Dorian de Wind | Posted 08.03.2013 | Sports
Dorian de Wind

How many Aggies does it take to ride a bike? How about seven: One to actually pedal the bike and six to support the "pedaller." As an Aggie, Class o...

Want a Diabetes Hero in Your Town? Meet Phil Southerland

Riva Greenberg | Posted 11.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

Today, at 29 years old, Southerland is the founder and CEO of Team Type 1 (TT1), a global sports organization whose Type 1 diabetic cyclists won "Race Across America" on its second attempt.

Why Our Society Glorifies Sleep Deprivation

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 10.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

This year's winner finished in eight days and eight hours, and averaged 400 miles of riding per day. How did he accomplish this? He essentially gave up sleep for the duration of the race.

Kristina Ripatti-Pearce: Paralyzed Former Police Officer Competes In 'Race Across America' To Send L.A. Kids To College

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Four years ago, Los Angeles police officer Kristina Ripatti-Pearce was paralyzed when she was shot while responding to a robbery in progress. Despite ...