This, by all standards, is extreme
perseverance. And all the more so because Rick Hoyt was born disabled and
suffers from cerebral
palsy. Dick carries him in a special seat up front as they bike, pulls him
in a special boat as they swim, and pushes him in a special wheelchair as they
run. And Dick learned swimming and rode bike for the first time after he was 6 years
old. All this because Rick, at the age of 13, mentioned he didn't feel
handicapped when they jointly participated in a local 5-mile benefit run.
Read their highly motivating
and encouraging story.