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HERO of The Week: Scott Rigsby

HERO (Helping Others Realize Opportunity) This weeks HERO is Scott Rigsby By all account when you first see Scott Rigsby you would never think he was a triathlete no less an IronMan Kona finisher (2.2 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run). Why? Because, Scott is a double amputee. In 2006 Scott lost a…

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Rock N Roll Country Music 1/2 Marathon in Combat Boots

Rock N Roll Country Music 1/2 Marathon in Combat Boots [dropcap]O[/dropcap]ne of the lessons I’ve learned along my journey to Get Uncomfortable is that everyone has a story. Every single person out there on the course no matter their age or fitness ability, they all have their own reasons for being there. Some are there for…

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Honoring an American Hero – Captain Josh Byers

One of the most amazing things you can do in your life is to give back and give thanks with your sweat. What does that mean? It means that we go out and move (and live) for those who are disabled or otherwise incapable of doing something for themselves. It means paying homage to those…

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Touchdown Jesus Tribute to USMC

When I first heard Tim McGraw’s song Touchdown Jesus I was so moved, it brought me to tears. It represented how I felt about my journey in combat boots, all the finish lines I’ve crossed, all those I’ve yet to cross. It also reminded me of all the sacrifices our military men and women go…

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Now That’s Tough

“Now that’s tough.” Those are the words I heard crossing the finish line today at the Nashville Predators Fangtastic 5k in downtown Nashville [in the rain and in combat boots]. What a great compliment! I thought to myself, “Yah I am tough, anyone can run in running shoes, I’m out here in the rain running in…

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A Lesson On How NOT to Put a Wetsuit On

Kids don’t try this at home! This is me trying to get in a wetsuit that’s at least a size too small, but it’s what they gave me at the store. It isn’t pretty, but it’s pretty funny. 2010 IronGirl at Lake Las Vegas 

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