Jeff Glasbrenner of Little Rock, Arkansas, is a below-the-knee amputee who is doing something that has never been done before — he is challenging himself to complete eight full “Ironman” competitions in eight months. Click to read the full article on FoxNews.com (shocking, I know, that I’m linking to Fox).
Jeff lost the lower part of one leg in a farming accident when he was eight. Since then, he’s pushed the envelope on what a para-athlete can do. He’s a a three-time paralympian, two time world champion, and the national record holder with a 63-27 double-double in the sport of wheelchair basketball. Looking for a new challenge, the multi-time Ironman finisher decided to undertake a quest to complete 1124.8 miles of Ironman racing in eight months. On one leg. My two good legs are very impressed. And afraid…
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“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” Dale Carnegie
As good of an athlete as Jeff is he is an even better man. We are proud in Little Rock to claim him!