Episode 27: Keeping Up with Deanna McCurdy
To be a triathlete you have to be willing to work hard, put in your time, and get used to being uncomfortable, To be an off-road triathlete you have to be willing to face some obstacles along the way. But to be a Professional Xterra triathlete you have to have something special, something extra. And for Deanna McCurdy, having a child with a rare genetic disorder is that something. Although she was always blessed with the ability to run, This opportunity has given her an inner strength, an ace up her sleeve that has propelled her to the top of the sport. This multiple time pan am champion has decided to attack this disease the same way she attacks the racecourse. And she wouldn’t have it any other way. Deanna has united with Miles for Smiles to not just solicit support but is actually looking to implement a cure for Angelman Syndrome. Determined to Eliminate this disease. And see how she uses this as inspiration on the racecourse. So lace up your trail shoes or grab your mountain bike and good luck keeping up with Deanna McCurdy.