“Sport Makes Us Whole”

Reflections on Motivation by Bob Babbitt

by Bob Babbitt, Co-Founder Competitor Magazine, Iron Man Hall of Fame & Storyteller


When I am looking to get motivated for a workout, I tend to look at photos of some of the kids from our Challenged Athletes Foundation. This particular one is from a national event series I created called The Muddy Buddy Ride and Run Series.

This image is from the mini Muddy Buddy and with me-I’m the guy in the frog outfit- is seven year old Cody McCasland, a double above knee amputee from Texas, whose smile says it all. As one of our challenged athletes told me years ago, sport makes us whole, no matter what our challenge happens to be.

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