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Published: Tuesday, June 28 2011 11:00 p.m. MDT

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Mesa, AZ

What a story! I love it. I've worked one of the aide stations in the Tempe Ironman and what a remarkable event. It was the people like Jody that made it so fun to witness and gave the energy that I felt. Way to go!

Williston, ND

J'ai fait tous les trois, mais jamais ensemble - memes en reve. Vous etes incroyable!
On vous admire.

Murray, UT

Wow. W.A.Y T.O. G.O!!!!!

aunt lucy
Looneyville, UT

High Five!! Very inspiring story.


Congratulations Jody! Extremely well done and much kudos to you and the patience from your family while you prepared and did this. I rode a very fast trike (from Utah Trikes) 330 miles in four days in CA last year, the oldest guy riding and in the process till now have lost 60 pounds. Where we are at now I can no longer ride my trike or any bike because of the horrible traffic of Lima Peru but I understand the sense of accomplishment. Congratulations again for your accomplishment and for your life, your family too!

Salt Lake City, UT

Good work bro! I love the journey you are on! Keep it up. I would love to hear a write up when you finish the Leadville 100 Mtn. bike race.

Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA

That was a truly awesome and inspiring story! I loved it. Congratulations on your incredible triumph Ironman!


What an amazing story Jody. It's such an honor to work with not only an insanely talented writer but someone with the character needed to take this journey. So inspiring!

Logan Dunn

Amazing Jody! Congratulations on completing your Ironman. What an incredible story!

Far Post
Cedar Hills, UT

I've followed you every now and then as you've progressed towards this goal. I'm sincerely impressed by your dedication and willingness to do something so difficult...sticking to your promise. Your children are very fortunate to see in their dad such an example of perseverance. You help me remember that I too can do hard things. Thanks.

West Jordan, Ut

What a great story. In all reality it was a DREAM!!! A TRUE DREAM!!! My eyes tear up as I type this to you with admiration and gratitude!!! What a cute picture of you and your beautiful family! Might I add the Iron Man outfits your kids are wearing are adorable!!! You are an inspiration to all!!!

Larry Curtis

Thank you for overcoming doubts and obstacles and being proof that you and the rest of us have great power to accomplish. Well done my friend.


Awesome Jody!! I remember you from the way back days at SLCC, can't think of a better outcome for you and your family.

Sandy, UT

Great story and great example, Jody! I have loved following your health journey. I am inspired and hope I can get back to exercising!

Trent Toone

Jody, I am so happy for you and inspired at the same time. Thanks for showing us how it is done. Keep going the distance, man.

Captain L
Provo, UT

Congratulations Jody: Amazing feat you accomplished, keep working hard, thanks for the good work you do covering the Jazz.

cindy g

Thank you for sharing your story. I am so happy for you. Great job and congratulations! You inspire more people than you'll ever know. I will think of you when I'm running and think I can't go any further.

Bluffdale, UT

Jody G! You are a true inspiration!!! Your dedication to your IM Journey and dusting yourself along the way when you faltered shows that there are no limits. I, along with your family and friends, are so very proud of you!!!

It was my absolute pleasure helping you along the way, and truthfully, you helped me just as much, in knowing that giving back can go a very long way.

Thank YOU!!!!

Always your Bud and Mentor (but I don't think you need that any more ;),


Brian Nicholson

Admittedly, I was a doubter, but now a believer. Nice work. What an inspiring story.

Bluffdale, UT

Well done funny man. Loved the article,thanks for sharing. I followed you all day, you had me nervous as a cat. You are a great inspiration.

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