Inspirational Story of a young man with Down’s syndrome completing an ironman! He is the first person with his condition to do this

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Photo credit: Special Olympics

I published a post last week about Chris Nikic, a Special Olympian attempting to be the first person with Down Syndrome to complete an Ironman competition. Several readers asked me to post the results. I am happy to do that here.

In order to win the coveted title, Chris would have to swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles, and run 22.6 miles in under 17 hours.

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He did it!

Chris is officially an Ironman.

I give him other titles too. I call him Lionheart, Courageous, Dedicated, Tenacious.

I call him Inspiration, Role Model, Superstar.

I call him Hero.

Congratulations to Chris. I hope he is taking it easy today. I can’t wait to see what his next adventure will be.

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