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.