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December 7, 2018

A legendary athlete and pioneer in triathlon. A super humble and kind person. A bad-ass warrior in the face of tough times. Jeff “Iron” Montgomery is Fighting for a life worth fighting for. 

Bob Babbitt and Iron talk about life before transplant, triathlon with heart fa...

December 1, 2018

Meet Hannah Jordan. At 17 she has already figured out what some take a lifetime to (and some never) figure out. We know we will see more of you and we can’t wait!

This is Mark Schoneveld. Mark is a stay-at-home father of three beautiful children, a husband and a hero. Despite his own battle with brain cancer and the pain of the loss of a child, Mark has made it his mission to support cancer research and the AACR Foundation so th...

November 5, 2018

NEW YORK (WABC) -- 

One man is no stranger the TCS New York City Marathon, but this weekend's race will push him to new limits.

Glenn Hartrick's first New York Marathon was a life changer -- he was hooked. His weekends filled up with races and took him to the IronMan f...

In this episode we talk with cancer survivor and heart transplant thriver Derek Fitzgerald, of the Recycled Man Foundation and the Tin Men Endurance Racing. Fitzgerald was first diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2003. The chemotherapy he received saved his life,...

May 8, 2017

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. After a decade of surviving one health nightmare after the next, Derek has infused his unique perspective on healthcare with his technology experience, creating his own patient-ba...

April 18, 2017

Angel and Bert Fox were made for each other. Married for 44 years, these two best friends have seen each other through everything, including Bert's liver transplant in 1995. Unfortunately, Bert's kidneys have been damaged by over two decades of transplant medications,...

April 10, 2017

Derek Fitzgerald competed in nine Ironmans—with someone else's heart.

In six years, Derek Fitzgerald has completed three marathons, four Half Ironman triathlons, and five full Ironman triathlons (2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride, 26.2-mile run). That’s impressive as is...

April 3, 2017

Heart transplant recipient Derek Fitzgerald runs, bikes, and swims for a reason: “to be the best custodian of my body.”

Forty-four-year-old Derek Fitzgerald was training for the 2016 Los Angeles Marathonwhen he started feeling odd every once in a while—dizzy, lightheade...

December 30, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Montgomery County man who became the first cancer survivor and heart transplant recipient to ever finish a full-Ironman distance race now has a ticket to take part in one of the most prestigious athletic events on the planet.

Four years ago, Derek...

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