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#Extraordinary – Michael Somsan

#Extraordinary – Michael Somsan

October 4, 2016

After suffering a gunshot wound to the head in an altercation, war veteran Michael Somsan was left completely blind and faced with opening a new chapter in his life. In this quest, Somsan decided to take on the impossible and make it possible, each and every day. This is exemplified in his #Extraordinary professional, athletic […]

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#Extraordinary – The Pease Brothers

#Extraordinary – The Pease Brothers

August 15, 2016

Brent Pease was a swimmer growing up but really got into fitness in 2007, losing 30 lbs along the way. His younger brother Kyle Pease was born with cerebral palsy, a condition that affects his speech and limits muscle mobility, but, sure doesn’t limit his dreams and ambitions. When Brent finished his first Ironman in […]

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#Extraordinary – Van McCarty

#Extraordinary – Van McCarty

August 1, 2016

The life of an endurance athlete means constantly pushing your body and mind beyond limits, and that is the life that Van McCarty has chosen to live.  Motivated and inspired by his family, Van continues to push himself in race environments and see how he competes against others of all ages, at the age of […]

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#Extraordinary – Marianne Huche

#Extraordinary – Marianne Huche

August 1, 2016

It all started with a traffic accident that resulted in a broken back, leaving Marianne a paraplegic with walking function. At the age of 23, you are imagining a life with endless opportunity. You’re thinking about where to live, what career to pursue, but now all Marianne was left with was a life with limited […]

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#Extraordinary – Becca Pizzi

#Extraordinary – Becca Pizzi

July 14, 2016

This New England native may only stand at 5’1” but her ambitions and dreams are sky high. Becca PIzzi made history this year as the first American women to complete 7 marathons, in 7 days on 7 continents. You may be asking yourself, how and why did she do this? It all started at the […]

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#Extraordinary – John Maclean

#Extraordinary – John Maclean

June 30, 2016

It was the summer of 1988. Triathlete, John Maclean was out on a training ride when he was struck by an eight ton truck going 70 mph, and his whole life changed. John suffered multiple breaks to his pelvis and back, a fractured sternum, punctured lungs, a broken arm, and at age 22, John was […]

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