Cherie Gruenfeld is a 13-time Ironman World Champion, who, at the age of 74, continues to rewrite the record books of a sport she didn’t even discover until her mid-40s. Cherie offers her tips for finding your true passion.
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Hunter Kemper, a four-time Olympian and one of the greatest triathletes in U.S. history, talks exclusively to Growing Bolder about his difficult decision to end his quest for his record-setting fifth Olympic games. Find out what’s next and how his family and his faith are keeping him positive about the future.
Multisport athlete Celeste Callahan is 72 years old and nothing like the grandmothers of the past! Find out what drove this triathlete, marathoner and mountain climber to discover her passion for living life boldly.
The man who has beaten cancer over and over again is now ranked number two in the world for his age group, in the Ironman 70.3 distance. It would be an incredible feat for any athlete, but since Tony has to swim for 1.2 miles, bike for 56 miles and run for 13 miles at every event, it also proves that when you believe in yourself and refuse to give up, you can achieve amazing things.
Bonner Paddock was born with cerebral palsy but it hasn’t slowed him down. From climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro to completing a grueling Ironman triathlon, he explains why he’s motivated to make a positive difference in the world.
Not even six different types of cancer and more than 20 surgeries can slow Tony Handler down. We catch up with this 75-year-old triathlon superstar.
Krista Henderson smashes stereotypes every time she heads to the starting line. The plus-sized athlete is inspiring others to get off the couch and get active.
Joe DeSena, creator of the Spartan Races, is an extreme athlete so extreme that other extreme athletes say, “You’ve got to be kidding me!” Find out how he’s trying to spread the word that we’re all far more powerful than we even realize.
22 years ago, Hector Picard lost both of his arms in an electrical accident. He could have given up on his dreams; instead, he battled back. Now he’s finished nearly 90 triathlons, including 4 Ironman races. He shares his incredible story.
Sgt. 1st Class Joe Kapacziewski is the first and only amputee in Army Rangers’ history to return to combat, and he did it a stunning five times. He explains why he realized amputating his injured leg was the only way to maintain his active lifestyle.
If you think high-endurance athletes can’t fuel their bodies on plant-based diets, wait until you meet Rich Roll, who initially tried to prove his wife wrong about a vegetarian diet. He’s now one of the world’s fittest men and a dedicated vegan.
Who has Tony Handler beat at every one of his 255 triathlons? Mr. Cancer. This eight-time survivor explains how he went from being given two years to live 29 years ago to an Ironman triathlete. Find out what amazing goal he’s working toward now.