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024: Steve Walker races Ironman Kona 2015

024: Steve Walker races Ironman Kona 2015

Steve walker is many things. He's a marine, he's a husband, he's a realtor, he's a dad and he's an Ironman Triathlete. In 2015 Steve even got to race the Ironman World Championships in Kona. It's a great story and like many of my interviews here on the Mile after Mile Podcast this one has a twist. Steve is legally blind.   Steve has Retinitis Pigmentosa which was discovered when he was in the US Marine Corps. We talk a little bit about his condition in the first few moments of the podcast.   Interestingly Steve has or had a tremendous fear of water and swimming. But he came to triathlon with the help of his wife and his best friend and of course, Google.   We talk about going through a dark place as he lost his vision and how he came out of that through training for triathlon and with the help of those around him.   We talk about how Steve and his guide are connected to each other during the race.   No Ironman interview would be complete without a full discussion of his bike. Steve use

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