87: Brian Boyle - Iron Heart & Red Cross Ambassador

By Peter Brees, endurance Junkie

One month after Brian Boyle graduated from high school in 2004, he was coming home from swim practice when he was involved in a near fatal car accident. He died and was revived eight times on the operating table before doctors put him into a drug-induced coma. Thirty-nine months later, Brian crossed the finish line at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. His journey of courage and determination has touched the hearts of many and his story and the message it carries has been celebrated around the world. On December 2-3, 2017, Brian Boyle ran 100 miles for 100 blood donors to help raise awareness on the importance of blood donation. You can follow Brian on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. In this interview we talk about: – Brian’s sporting background growing up – The accident that changed the life of an 18-year old – His road from coma to Kona – Racing the Devil Dog 100 for 100 blood donations (video)

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