Montag, 28. Mai 2018

Video: Tim Don, The Man with the Halo – A story of bravery and determination in the face of adversity

On Running, sponsor of Tim Don (GBR), former ITU World Champion produced and published the first steps of Don's comeback fater a serious accident just hours ahead of the 2017 IRONMAN Hawaii Triathlon. Don, one of the fastet male athletes ever in the long distance triathlon, which covers an 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim, a 112-mile (180.25 km) bicycle ride and a marathon 26.22-mile (42.20 km) run, had to come out of his comfort zone right from day 1 at ground zero - far away from home. Watch the full video below:

"The Man with the Halo – A story of bravery and determination in the face of adversity. Presented by On, directed by Emmy® Award winner Andrew Hinton. 
On teams up with Emmy®-award-winning director Andrew Hinton to bring you The Man with the Halo. This inspirational short documentary tells the unfathomable comeback story of Tim Don, the fastest Ironman triathlete of all time, after breaking his neck in a cycling crash.  

Coming just days before the Ironman World Championships, where Tim was a favorite to top the podium, the crash looked to have ended not only Tim's hopes of becoming World Champion, but potentially his career.

Despite the long road to recovery ahead, Tim's resolve to fight for his dream was clear. Walk the comeback trail with Tim on a journey filled with bravery in the face of adversity, determination and, above all, inspiration."

  1. The Man with the Halo, Website
  2. The Man with the Halo, Youtube video
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