One of Susanne Vanzijl’s two sons has autism, and IRONMAN provides an emotional release. She qualified for the IRONMAN World Championship in 2015, but didn’t finish the race. Two years later she is seeking a second chance to compete.
Zarina and her best friend Alicia were just hanging out on a Summer day, just before school started. Typical teenage girls, they were busy on snapchat. Zarina was particularly interested in this one boy – a hockey player – and she had a huge crush on him. Of all the boys in her school, he was her favorite, her school crush.
When Shannon first got to her new school in third grade, she was on her own, lonely, and the other kids seemed to think she was weird – until, finally, she met a great group of girls – five of them – and they all became the best of friends.
When faced with a bump in the road, sometimes we forget we have a choice: overcome the obstacle or let it overcome you. Steven Claunch, who was born without fingers on his right hand and with one leg shorter than the other and has excelled in basketball nonetheless, explains why obstacles can provide an opportunity to both inspire others and develop character.
After six months of scientifically advanced training, three of the world’s most elite distance runners set out to break the two-hour marathon barrier.
The story of New York City, America’s megalopolis.