Team Hoyt

November 14, 2006 at 9:39 am Leave a comment

This story has been around a while, but I had to post about it.  Maybe I should have saved it for Father’s Day – but it is just too far away, and the story, if you aren’t familiar with it, is inspiring.  My wife received an email with Team Hoyt’s story yesterday, which included the story that Rick Reilly from Sports Illustrated wrote. 

I’ll quote a paragraph from the Reilly article to tease you: 

Eighty-five times he’s pushed his disabled son, Rick, 26.2 miles in Marathons. Eight times he’s not only pushed him 26.2 miles in a Wheelchair but also towed him 2.4 miles in a dinghy while swimming and Pedaled him 112 miles in a seat on the handlebars– all in the same day.

The story however, is behind a pay wall at SI, so I was reluctant to repost all of it here.  However, you can check out the YouTube video, the Wikipedia article, or the Team Hoyt website.


Entry filed under: Family, handicapped children, parenting, Sports.

Col. Anthony Anton’s story Eward O’hare

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