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Ironman Competition

Man With Cerebral Palsy Crosses Ironman Finish Line In Historic Fashion Alongside Twin Brother

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.26.2014 | Good News

Mind over matter makes all the difference. If you need proof, look no further than Peder Mondrup: He doesn't feel like "a guy in a wheelchair," though...

The 2013 Kona Ironman: Witnessing Humanity at Its Best

Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D

There is no requirement for people to cheer others on they don't know, but you see it happening along the whole of the race course. I observed the best of what we call "human." It affirmed for me that within humans reside compassion, generosity, thoughtfulness, and concern for others.

These Iron Women Remind Us Anything Is Possible

Posted 10.14.2013 | Women

After 35 years, the Ironman competition may need to rethink its title to incorporate its Ironwomen. After all, the women of the Ironman World Champion...

12 Things You Should Know About Saturday's Ironman World Championship (GIFs)

Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living

On Saturday, roughly 2,000 elite athletes from more than 60 countries will convene on Hawaii's Big Island for the Ironman World Championship -- perhap...

What the 2012 Kona Ironman Taught Me About Health Care

Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D | Posted 12.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D

As I stood there in the awe of every successful "Ironman" at the midnight completion of the day's activities, I realized that the environment that resulted in success for these competitors contains the same characteristics that could create a successful health care system.

Conversations About My Father: Iron Man Chris McCormack

Eric Villency | Posted 08.14.2011 | Sports
Eric Villency

Growing up in Australia with two brothers in an intense house, Chris fondly remembers his dad always taking him surfing and encouraging him to be active. Chris credits a lot of who he is as person to his father.