For anyone who’s ever considered giving up, you have to hear the story of Karen Einsidler, who went from a double mastectomy to a world championship.
After being diagnosed with cancer, Peggy Hartzog’s first thoughts were about her own wants. But she soon began to think more about the needs of others. That’s when she remembered her old red hair. The result was a very unusual donation.
When Bob Lee survived colon cancer, he put his pedals to the metal to raise money for the disease.
When news anchor Wendy Chioji was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2001, her struggle was closely followed by thousands. Six years later, Wendy is a relentless fundraiser, inspirational spokesperson and fearless competitor.
A few short months after battling thyroid cancer, Marc Jarkow grabbed his bicyle and took off for Paris to compete in a 750-mile race.
Despite his struggles with a rare form of pancreatic cancer, Tony Handler is still pushing himself to complete triathlons.
Not only was a 94-year-old woman the oldest person to compete at the recent waterskiing U.S. Nationals, Lucille Borgen blew everybody away. She survived polio as a child, cancer as an adult and a few years ago, she completely lost vision in her left eye.
Bob Becker was 57 before he ran his first marathon and he was running strong until a double whammy threatened to end his running career.
Doctors gave Sean Swarner two death sentences, but now he’s on top of the world.
Cancer survivor Bernie Sher isn’t letting a little thing like retirement keep him from competing in the toughest triathlon competition in the world.