Thu, 5 June 2008
Dr Fitness and the Fat Guy Interview Living is Winning Documentary Star Drew Johnston and Director Linda Burns
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On tonight’s show, Dr Fitness and the Fat Guy we were fortunate to have Living is Winning Director Linda Burns and Andrew “Drew” Johnston, star of this new documentary that follows Drew’s rise from a cancer diagnosis to him competing in an Ironman Triathlon in
This is a great story - Drew is an elite athlete. He stared out as a competitive pro cyclist, but after a series of accidents and concussions, he was forced to put down his bike.
Drew quickly changed gears and found success and a new career as a triathlete. But 2004 brought devastating news for his family, his friends and his future. Drew was diagnosed with Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) and his body literally broke down.
But two years later, after taking an oral chemo called Gleevac, and continuing his commitment to a healthy organic lifestyle, rigorous targeted exercise and an extremely positive mental attitude, Drew is in molecular remission.
Today, Drew competes at triathlons and Ironman events throughout the country with remarkable results. Drew’s life story serves as an inspiration to others, to strive to be your best in every aspect of life and to never give up your dreams, no matter how distant they may seem.
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weight loss topics in 3 minutes or less every single day. Now available on iTunes right here Their goal with the Living is Winning movie
Their goal with the Living is Winning movieis to reach audiences all over the world, engaging them with the passion that exists in the sport of triathlons to encourage the passion that is necessary to continue the search for a cure for cancer. Living is Winning will entertain everyone from triathletes to couch potatoes with action packed race footage, moving interviews, lots of humor and a great original score. They hope to inspire every generation to eat healthy, exercise and become socially responsible through organizations like Team in Training and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Check out the trailer and buy the dvd at www.livingiswinning.com
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