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even the greatest defeat can be turned into your greatest victory

Viewfinder: Touch the Sky

Even after an almost fatal accident in 2001 that left him without legs, Alex Zanardi's outlook remained bright. He returned to motorsports and won a fair share of races at the World Touring Car Championship, then won two medals at the 2012 London Paralympics; this October, he's taking on the Ironman World Championship triathlon. Tim Hahne's short for BMW, "Touch the Sky", is a peek into a day in Zanardi's life.

Half Ironman, Full Bore

Road to Ironman: Welcome to Midterms

I’m out of the water in 46 minutes. Not setting any records, but this is only the second time I’ve ever swim 1.2 miles — and the first time took 80 minutes. I have to pee. Badly. It’s hard to pee while swimming, plus it doesn’t seem like good karma to pee a few feet...

Knowing thy Enemy: Pain

Road to Ironman: Conversation with Phillip Bauman, MD

We’ve learned over the years not to consult WebMD in place of medical professionals. You can develop sleep disorders just by browsing the skin disorders section. We don’t even want to know what lurks beneath the sexual conditions header. So for this series we turned to one of America’s leading orthopaedic surgeons to talk about...

IronMan | Trailer

[Trailer after the jump] Does this movie look as cool to you as it does to us? Tony Stark, a billionaire industrialist and inventor, is kidnapped and forced by his captors to design and build a weapon. Secretly, Stark instead creates a mechanized suit of armor and escapes. Returning to the U.S., he discovers a...

Ironman Segmental Body Monitor

Your training shouldn’t go unmonitored, especially if you’re looking for accurate rehabilitation or focused workouts. The BC558 Segmental Body Composition Monitor is a completely unique product giving your individual readings for each body segment (trunk, right arm, left arm, right leg and left leg). The monitor achieves this thru retractable handgrip electrodes along with feet...