Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Kids' triathlon strengthens brothers' bond

By Jessica Bliss from The Tennessean

Applause swells through the aquatic center as Conner Green swims. Splashing with determination, he reaches mid-lap in his very first triathlon as the crowd of spectators urges him forward.

The 7-year-old stares ahead, peering through the lenses of his blue-rimmed goggles, and kicks hard. One hand grabs at the water in front of him. The other hand tugs the raft behind him, where his 5-year-old brother, Cayden Long, enjoys the ride.

Cayden has cerebral palsy. He can’t walk. He can’t speak. But with his brother’s help, he can swim, bike and run.

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