“A moving, remarkable story of the power of the mind and the body.” (Mary Frances Wilkens - Booklist
About the Author
suffered a near fatal car accident when he was eighteen. A former swimmer and bodybuilder, he had become a human skeleton but became determined to compete in the Hawaii Ironman. In October of 2007, he realized his goal and crossed the finish line in Kona. NBC television covered him during the triathlon. In 2008, Men’s Health
magazine named Boyle one of its twenty heroes. He’s currently a student at St. Mary’s College in Maryland.Bill Katovsky
, founder of Tri-Athlete Magazine
, has completed the Hawaii Ironman twice and is coauthor of Embedded: The Media at War in Iraq
, which won Harvard’s Goldsmith Book Prize; and editor of 1,001 Pearls of Runners' Wisdom: Advice and Inspiration for the Open Road
, as well as co-founder of the Natural Running Center.