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Bill Carlson, First Type 1 Ironman to speak at Destiny

on January 17th, 2013 at 1:12:14 PM

DESTINY is proud to announce Bill Carlson will be our Keynote Speaker for our spring programs; Extreme Weekend for Children with Diabetes and also Extreme Weekend for Young Adults with Diabetes- May 17 -19, 2013. 30 years ago, Bill Carlson was the first athlete with type 1 diabetes to run in and complete the Hawaii Ironman competition in 1983. The effort was covered by ABC Wild World of Sports and Jim McCay narrated the coverage ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qk_Kvjvje6U Bill also has recorded the fastest marathon on record. He still has the competitive pedal to the medal.

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