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EOS #1838: Ironman Triathlete, 09/19/18

Sep 17, 2018

Never be defeated—Michael Somsan and his training partner and guide, Dominic Bernardo, cross the finish line at the Ironman World Championship on Oct. 8 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Photos by Finisher Pix and George Nakamura.

Last week hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talked with Michael Somsan, a military veteran who was blinded by a gunshot to the head at the age of 23.  Now a successful lawyer, judge, and professor, Michael talks about his participation in ironman triathlons as well as some of the special challenges faced by blind athletes in these extreme sporting events.

Read the full story of inspiration from the World Tribune.