An interview with the inspirational Tom Helpenstell, one of the most accomplished endurance athletes I've met. Starting his impressive career as state diving champion for multiple years (while coaching himself and his high school team), NCAA Division II National Diving Champion, five-time All-American, to now multiple Ironman triathlons, ultra-marathons, mountaineering, bike tours... (the list goes on). Oh yeah, and did I mention he is an orthopaedic surgeon?
Rita Losee, ScD, RN made a decision to live a life of adventure, and since then finished the Hawaii Ironman; walked the Appalachian Trail, and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro among other amazing accomplishments. But after contracting Lyme Disease, her ability to move was almost impossible. Check out how she was able to recover!